Tigers Head Home After the Quarterfinals
The Tigers competed in their third day at the USTA/ITA Southwest Regional in Malibu, Calif. Pacific got off to a steady start when duo Ivan Castro and Alex Hamilton defeated UC Irvine's Jacob Jung and Shuhei Shibahara with a final match score of 8-4. However the Tigers came up short in the Quarterfinals against the second seed Pepperdine's Hugh Clarke and Finn Tearney 8-4.
In the third round of the singles consolation bracket, Loyola Marymount University's Daniel Simko defeated Ben Mirkin in a match in which each point made a difference. Their final score was 6-3, 4-6, (10-8). Erik Cederwalll however defeated Cal Poly's Sebastian Bell 6-4, 6-2 and advanced to the Quarterfinals. In the quarterfinals, Cederwall came up short with a final score of 6-4, 6-3 aginst UC Riverside's Felix Macherez.
Saturday, Oct. 22, 2011
Doubles – Round 3
Ivan Castro/Alex Hamilton – Pacific def. Jacob Jung/Shuhei Shibahara – UCI, 8-4
Doubles – Quarterfinals
Hugh Clarke/Finn Tearney - Pepperdine (2) def. Ivan Castro/Alex Hamilton – Pacific, 8-4
Singles – Consolation Round 3
Daniel Simko – LMU def. Ben Mirken – Pacific, 6-3, 4-6, (10-8)
Erik Cederwall – Pacific def. Sebastian Bell - Cal Poly, 6-4, 6-2
Singles – Consolation Quarterfinals
Felix Macherez – UCR def. Erik Cederwall – Pacific 6-4, 6-3