Cary, N.C. – Juniors Forrest Edwards and Alex Calott won their first round matches at the ITA Regionals, Thursday, October 17. Junior Jack Williams and sophomore Jordi Massalle Ferrer won consolation round singles matches as well.
Edwards defeated Duke’s DJ McCall, 7-6 (5), 6-0, in the first round. In the second round, Edwards lost to seventh-seed Joran Vilegan of East Carolina, 6-1, 6-3.
Calott defeated Clemson’s Fernando Sanchez, 6-3, 1-6, 6-4, in the first round. In the second round, Calott lost to second-seed Tsvetan Mihov of South Carolina, 7-5, 6-2.
In other first round action, Charlotte’s Jack Williams lost in three very hard fought sets, 3-6, 6-3, 6-1, to Wake Forest’s Max Kan. Charlotte’s Paul Cisti lost to Duke’s Josh Levine, 6-3, 6-2. Charlotte’s Jordi Massalle Ferrer lost to Duke’s Jason Tahir, 7-6 (3), 6-2.
In the consolation bracket, Williams defeated North Carolina’s Johan Skattum, 6-4, 6-2. Massalle Ferrer defeated College of Charleston’s Crescente Lesser, 6-4, 6-2. In other consolation round action, Cisti lost to North Carolina’s James Coz, 6-1, 6-0.
The 49ers will not return to action until late January when they begin their spring season.