2006 ITA Northwest Regional: Day Two

Oct. 21, 2006

Taube Tennis Center
October 21, 2006

As action continued on day two from the Taube Tennis Center, Stanford turned in strong doubles performances. Advancing into the Round of 16 is the team of Chris Rasmussen and Jeff Zeller, and the team of Paul Morrissey and Blake Muller. Both teams will begin play Sunday beginning at 9:00am. For more information and daily results regarding this tournament go to the following:www.tennisinformation.com

Eric McKean began the day well, defeating Matt Berry of USF in straight sets, 6-3, 6-2. In the Round of 16, he gave a strong effort, coming up just bit short against Kalim Stewart of Cal, losing by the score of 7-6 (6), 4-6, 6-4.

In the Round of 32, No. 7 seed Richard Wire won in straight sets, defeating Mike Ricks of Washington, 6-1, 6-3. In the Round of 16, Wire was defeated by Sascha Heinmann of Hawaii, 6-2, 2-6, 6-2.

In a decisive victory, the team of Chris Rasmussen and Jeff Zeller defeated Alan Kelly and Chase Oliphant from Pacific by the score of 8-2. In other doubles action, Paul Morrissey and Blake Muller earned a tough win against Roman Dojcak and Brett Womack of Gonzaga, defeating them 8-6.

Also today, Stanford's Blake Muller was defeated by Joel Kusnierz of Saint Mary's in the Round of 32, 6-2, 2-6, 6-2. The doubles team of Mckean and Wire were defeated as well in an extremely hard fought match, losing to Matt Baca and Kyle Roybal of Cal Poly, 9-8 (3).

Round of 32

Eric McKean (S) d. Matt Berry (USF), 6-3, 6-2
Jakub Cech (Fresno St.) d. Paul Morrissey (S), 6-4, 3-6, 6-1
Richard Wire (S) d. Mike Ricks (Washington), 6-1, 6-3
Joel Kusnierz (Saint Mary's) d. Blake Muller (S), 6-2, 2-6, 6-2

Round of 16
Kalim Stewart (Cal) d. Eric McKean (S), 7-6 (6), 4-6, 6-4
Sascha Heinmann (Hawaii) d. Richard Wire (S), 6-4, 4-6, 6-3

Round of 32

Chris Rasmussen / Jeff Zeller (S) d. Alan Kelly / Chase Oliphant (Pacific), 8-2
Matt Baca / Kyle Roybal (Cal Poly) d. Eric McKean / Richard Wire (S), 9-8 (3)
Paul Morrissey / Blake Muller (S) d. Roman Dojcak / Brett Womack (Gonzaga), 8-6

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