Men's Tennis Closes Out Play at ITA All-American Championships
Updated: Sunday 10/04/2015 (ET)
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TULSA, Okla. – The William & Mary men’s tennis team closed out action at the 2015 Saint Francis Health System ITA Men's All-American Championships on Sunday. Junior Damon Niquet won his second match in the prequalifying flight, before falling in the fourth round.

In the third round of the prequalifying flight, Niquet knocked off Mississippi State’s Lucas Sanchez, 7-5, 6-4, for his second win of the fall. Facing two-time All-Horizon League selection and a No. 9-16 seed in the draw, Niquet fell to Valparaiso’s Dave Bacalla, 6-2, 6-3, in his second match on Sunday.

Sophomores Lars de Boer and Christian Cargill both suffered third-round setbacks. de Boer dropped a 6-2, 6-3 decision to East Tennessee State’s Robert Herrera, while Cargill fell in three sets to Hawaii’s Felix Albert (Hawaii), 6-2, 3-6, 7-6 (3).

In the consolation draw, sophomore Alec Miller notched his third win of the fall season. He upended Oral Roberts’ Barnabas Koncz, 6-0, 6-4. Junior Addison Appleby recorded his first win of the fall campaign in the consolation bracket, downing NJIT’s Andres Alban, 6-3, 7-5.

The Tribe returns to action when it travels to Blacksburg, Va., for the ITA All-American Championships, Oct. 15-19. Virginia Tech is the host of the regional at the Burrows-Burleson Tennis Center. The singles and doubles winners of the ITA Atlantic Regional will earn a spot in the exclusion USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championships at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, N.Y., Nov. 12-15, 2015. Hosted by Columbia University, the National Indoor Intercollegiate Championship is the second fall national championship event in college tennis and includes a 32-player singles draw and 20-team doubles bracket for both men and women.

W&M Results from the ITA All-American Championships
Prequalifying Third Round
Damon Niquet (W&M) def. Lucas Sanchez (Mississippi State) – 7-5, 6-4
Felix Albert (Hawaii) def. #2 Christian Cargill (W&M) – 6-2, 3-6, 7-6 (3)
Robert Herrera (ETSU) def. Lars de Boer (W&M) – 6-2, 6-3

Prequalifying Fourth Round
#9-16 Dave Bacalla (Valparaiso) def. Damon Niquet (W&M) – 6-2, 6-3

Prequalifying Consolation
Oscar Janglin (Texas A&M) def. Scott Huang (W&M) – 7-6 (0), 6-3
Addison Appleby (W&M) def. Andres Alban (NJIT) – 6-3, 7-5
Alec Miller (W&M) def. Barnabas Koncz (Oral Roberts) – 6-0, 6-4
Nolan Paige (Stanford) def. Tristan Bautil (W&M) – 6-0, 7-5
Brendan Tannenbaum (Dartmouth) def. Aiden Talcott (W&M) – 6-1, 6-0


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