Regionals Underway

Oct. 16, 2013

Complete Results

LAS VEGAS ( - Two of UNLV's six singles entries and two of its doubles teams are still alive after the first day of action Wednesday at the 2013 USTA/Intercollegiate Tennis Association Mountain Regional Championships, which are being held this week at the Darling Tennis Center.

Second-seeded and 76th-ranked Ace Matias enjoyed a first-round bye before downing Idaho State's Jamey Swiggart, 6-3, 6-2, to move into Thursday's third round. Joining him there will be senior Tamas Batyi, who swept Utah State's Curran Wearmouth, 6-2, 6-2, and then got by Weber State's Jakub Gewert, 7-5, 6-4.

In doubles, Gilad Berman and Jeff Vongman downed Montana's Zach Drost and Ethan Vaughn 8-5 in the first round while fourth-seeded Ace Matias and Denys Pume received a bye.

This is one of 24 USTA/ITA Regional Championships for NCAA Division I men and women taking place over these middle two weekends of October at campuses throughout the country. The singles and doubles champions will advance to the 2013 USTA/ITA National Intercollegiate Indoor Championships, taking place November 7-10, at the indoor facilities at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, located in Flushing, N.Y.

(Oct. 16, 2013)

BSU=Boise State USU=Utah State MSU=Montana State ID=Idaho ISU-Idaho State UM=Montana NMSU=New Mexico State DU=Denver UNR=Nevada, Reno UNC=Northern Colorado

First Round Singles (16) Tamas Batyi (UNLV) def. Curran Wearmouth (USU) 6-2, 6-2 Denys Pume (UNLV) def. Matt Oddonetto (ID) 3-6, 6-4, 6-2 (7) Gilad Berman (UNLV) BYE Willie Sublette (UNLV) def. Zach Drost (UM) 6-3, 6-1 Strahinta Trecakov (NMSU) def. Jeff Vongman (UNLV) 6-1, 6-2 #76 (2) Ace Matias (UNLV) BYE

Second Round Singles (16) Tamas Batyi (UNLV def. Jakub Gewert (WSU) 7-5, 6-4 Ryan Andrada (UNR) def. Denys Pume (UNLV) 7-5, 6-2 Toby Mitchell (BSU) def. (7) Gilad Berman (UNLV) 6-3, 6-7, 6-3 (17) Alex Gasson (DU) def. Willie Sublette (UNLV) 6-1, 6-0 #76 (2) Ace Matias (UNLV) def. Jamey Swiggart (ISU) 6-3, 6-2

First Round Doubles Michael Knight/Jake Sheldon (UNC) def. (9-16) Tamas Batyi (UNLV) 8-5 (4) Ace Matias/Denys Pume (UNLV) BYE Gilad Berman/Jeff Vongman (UNLV) def. Zach Drost/Ethan Vaughn (UM) 8-5



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