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Tigers Compete at ITA Championships

Tigers Compete at ITA Championships

October 1, 2013

Kalamazoo, Mich. – Eight members of the DePauw men’s tennis team competed in the ITA Central Region Championships over the weekend at Kalamazoo College. 

In singles play, John Daseke, Joe Collins, Alec Kaczkowski and Patrick Farrell all won their first-round matches. Kaczkowski advanced to the round of 32, while Farrell made it to the round of 16 including a victory over the tournament’s number two-seeded player.

Ben Kopecky defeated teammate Sam Miles in the consolation finals.

In doubles, the pairing of Harold Martin and Nate Wallace won their first-round match, while the combination of Kopecky and Miles advanced to the quarterfinal round.

Kaczkowski and teammate Rico Lumanlan were the consolation doubles winners.

The ITA tournament marks the end of the Tiger’s fall season. DePauw opens their spring season February 16, when they take on Washington (Mo.).


Championship Singles

John Daseke
1st Round. Daseke (DPU) def. Spencer Navarre (KZOO) 6-0, 7-6 (7-4)
2nd Round. Sam Geier (KEN) def. Daseke (DPU) 6-3, 6-4

Nick Thompson
1st Round. Eric Klawitter (CASE) def. Thompson (DPU) 6-1, 6-2

Sam Miles
1st Round. Brian Sun (UC) def. Miles (DPU) 6-1, 7-6 (7-4)

Nate Wallace
1st Round. Alex Harbert (ELM) def. Wallace (DPU) 6-3, 7-6 (7-4)

Joe Collins
1st Round. Collins (DPU) def. Chris Tippett (HOPE) 6-3, 6-1
2nd Round. Grant Veltman (DEN) def. Collins (DPU)

Ben Kopecky
1st Round. Tim Rosensteel (KEN) def. Kopecky (DPU) 4-6, 6-2, 6-0

Alec Kaczkowski
1st Round. Kaczkowski (DPU) def. Derek Reinbold (CASE) 7-6 (7-5), 6-4
2nd Round. Kaczkowski (DPU) def. Nick Fiaschetti (KEN) 6-3, 4-6, 6-4
3rd Round. Sven Kranz (UC) def. Kaczkowski (DPU) 5-7, 6-4, 6-0

Patrick Farrell
1st Round. Farrell (DPU) def. Colin Arnold (AUG) 1-6, 6-3, 6-1
2nd Round. Farrell (DPU) def. Juan Mena (WITT) 6-0, 6-4
3rd Round. Farrell (DPU) def. Ryan Kreis (WHE) 6-4, 6-4
4th Round. Sven Kranz (UC) def. Farrell (DPU) 6-1, 2-0 Ret (inj.)

Consolation Singles

Nick Thompson 
1st Round. Thompson (DPU) def. Tyler Triolo (ALL) 6-3, 7-6 (7-4)
2nd Round. John Mostowy (ONU) def Thompson (DPU) 7-6 (7-4), 2-6, 1-0 (10-5)

Sam Miles
1st Round. Miles (DPU) def. Jonathon Ng (KNOX) 6-1, 6-1
2nd Round. Miles (DPU) def. Jonathon Gurnee (ALB) 6-4, 6-2
3rd Round. Miles (DPU) def. Rich Karban (OWU) 6-2, 6-0
Quarterfinals. Miles (DPU) def. Davis Thrailkill (KEN) 7-6 (7-5), 7-5
Semifinals. Miles (DPU) def. Tim Noack (WASHU) walkover
Finals. Miles (DPU) def. Ben Kopecky (DPU) 6-4, 6-4

Nate Wallace
1st Round. Wallace (DPU) def. Blake Troller (ONU) 6-2, 6-2
2nd Round. Wallace (DPU) def. Anthony Stead (UC) 6-2, 6-2
3rd Round. Davis Thrailkill (KEN) def. Wallace (DPU) 7-5, 6-3

Ben Kopecky
1st Round. Kopecky (DPU) def. Chris Harrison (ELM) 6-3, 6-3
2nd Round. Kopecky (DPU) def. Sasha Topolyanskiy (WITT) 4-6, 6-4, 1-0 (10-5)
3rd Round. Kopecky (DPU) def. Michael Makio (WAB) 6-3, 7-5
Quarterfinals. Kopecky (DPU) def. Bas Van Lent (CASE) 6-3, 3-6, 1-0 (10-3)
Semifinals. Kopecky (DPU) def. Andrew Marczak (DEN) 4-6, 6-3, 1-0 (10-8)
Finals. Sam Miles (DPU) def. Kopecky (DPU) 6-4, 6-4

Championship Doubles

1st Round. Davis Thrailkill/Rob Turlington (KEN) def. Daseke/Farrell (DPU) 8-3

1st Round. Parker Chang/Eric Zishka (WASHU) def. Collins/Thompson (DPU) 8-2

1st Round. Eric Guindi/Jonathon Gurnee (ALB) def. Kaczkowski/Lumanlan (DPU) 8-6

1st Round. Kopecky/Miles (DPU) def. Ellis Lora-Arceo/Anthony Warren (LF) 8-0
2nd Round. Kopecky/Miles (DPU) def. Joey Sander/Jason Wissman (PRN) 8-2
3rd Round. Kopecky/Miles (DPU) def. Juan Guerra/Jeffery LoDuca (DEN) 8-3
Quarterfinals. Sven Kranz/Deepak Sabada (UC) def. Kopecky/Miles (DPU) 8-6

1st Round. Harold Martin/Wallace (DPU) def. Branden Metzler/Peter Rothstein (KZOO) 9-7
2nd Round. Eric Klawitter/CJ Krimbill (CASE) def. Martin/Wallace (DPU) 8-3

Consolation Doubles

1st Round. Daseke/Farrell (DPU) def. Max Manley/Spencer Navarre (KZOO) walkover
2nd Round. Daseke/Farrell (DPU) def. Willy Nelson/Milo Saurman (WOO) 8-3
Quarterfinals. Daseke/Farrell (DPU) def. Phil Gruber/Derek Reinbold (CASE) 8-5
Semifinals. Kaczkowski/Lumanlan (DPU) def. Daseke/Farrell (DPU) 8-5

1st Round. Thompson/Collins (DPU) def. Alex Harbert/Luke Tanaka (ELM) 9-8 (7-3)
2nd Round. Phil Gruber/Derek Reinbold (CASE) def. Thompson/Collins (DPU) 9-7

1st Round. Kaczkowski/Lumanlan (DPU) def. Alexey Topolyanskiy/Sasha Topolyanskiy (WITT) 8-3
2nd Round. Kaczkowski/Lumanlan (DPU) def. Alec Belden/Tyler Wollmerhauser (WEST) 8-3
Quarterfinals. Kaczkowski/Lumanlan (DPU) def. David Seckel/William Willson (OTT) 8-3
Semifinals. Kaczkowski/Lumanlan (DPU) def. John Daseke/Patrick Farrell (DPU) 8-5
Finals. Kaczkowski/Lumanlan (DPU) def. James Fojtasek/Louie Stuerke (CASE) 8-6