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Bears Have Strong Day 2 At ITA Regionals

Oct 14, 2021
Philip Hjorth moved on to the singles round of 16 on Thursday at ITA regionals.

MORAGA, Calif. – Cal men's tennis posted four wins on the second day of the ITA Northwest Regional Championships on Thursday at Saint Mary's, with the Golden Bears' top doubles team reaching the quarterfinals and top-seeded Philip Hjorth forging into the singles round of 16.
In the doubles main draw, first-year Bears Carl Emil Overbeck and Alex Chang bested Pacific's Coby McCaig and Liam Puttergill, 8-4, in Thursday's round of 16. The Bears next face Sacramento State's Mark Keki and Ori Maior at 9 a.m. on Friday.
In the singles main draw, Hjorth defeated Santa Clara's James Bell, 6-3, 6-1, in the round of 32. The Cal senior next plays San Francisco's Nil Giraldez on Friday at 11 a.m. Overbeck, seeded second, lost his opener to Pacific's Russell Henderson, 6-4, 4-6, 6-2, and then moved into the back draw, with Overbeck beating Jakob Ontiveros of Saint Mary's, 6-1, 6-0, in the consolation round of 32.
Also in consolation singles, Cal sophomore Lucas Magnaudet topped Stanford's Dean Stratakos, 3-6, 6-4, 10-2.
The ITA regionals conclude on Sunday.
ITA Northwest Regional Championships
Oct. 14, 2021, in Moraga, Calif.
Timothy Korth Tennis Complex
Cal Results
Singles Main Draw Round of 32
[1] Philip Hjorth (Cal) def. James Bell (Santa Clara), 6-3, 6-1
Russell Henderson (Pacific) def. [2] Carl Emil Overbeck (Cal), 6-4, 4-6, 6-2
Doubles Main Draw Round of 16
[4] Alex Chang/Carl Emil Overbeck (Cal) def. Coby McCaig/Liam Puttergill (Pacific), 8-4
Singles Consolation Draw Qualifying
Lucas Magnaudet (Cal) def. Dean Stratakos (Stanford), 3-6, 6-4, 10-2
David Woodland (USF) def. Noah Gampel (Cal), w/o (inj.)
Michael Wright (Cal), bye
Singles Consolation Draw Round of 32
Carl Emil Overbeck (Cal) def. Jakob Ontiveros (Saint Mary's), 6-1, 6-0
Lucas Magnaudet (Cal), bye
Michael Wright (Cal), bye