NMMI fares well at men’s nationals

Posted on 15 May 2012 by the Roswell Daily Record

PLANO, Texas — Five singles players and two doubles teams for New Mexico Military Institute advanced in their respective main draws and the Broncos are in first place after the first day of the NJCAA Men’s National Tennis Championships at Collin County Community College, Monday.

Yang Yang, Deva Reddy, Ian Honila, Jose Cobo and Zach Romero advanced in singles play and the teams of Reddy and Yang and Honila and Romero advanced in doubles play.

Tony O’Connell fell in the first round, but is still alive in the back draw and the team of Cobo and O’Connell fell in the first round and moved into the back draw.

 

Yang advanced with a 6-0, 6-2 win in Flight 2 and will face Laredo’s Bruno Kliskinic in the second round today at 8:15 a.m.

Reddy won 3-6, 6-2, 6-2 in Flight 3 and will face Cowley’s Edgardo Tapia in the second round today at 8:15 a.m.

Honila advanced with a 6-0, 6-0 win in the first round of Flight 4 and faces Laredo’s Leonardo Ivic in the second round today at 9:30 a.m.

Cobo won 6-2, 6-3 in the first round of Flight 5 and faces Cowley’s Josh Golding today in the second round at 10:45 a.m.

Romero won 6-2, 6-4 in the first round of Flight 6 and squares off with Cowley’s Dave Chera at 10:45 a.m. today in the second round.

In doubles, Reddy and Yang won 6-4, 6-3 in Doubles Flight 2 and face Vincennes’ Jose Soto and Jose Zaatini in the second round today at 1:15 p.m.

Honila and Romero won 6-1, 6-1 in Doubles Flight 3 and square off with Vincennes’ Rata Bulnes and Ed Spilman at 1:15 p.m. today in the second round.

In the back draw, O’Connell plays Pima’s Joe Owen in the quarterfinals of the back draw in Flight 1 on Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. and Cobo and O’Connell play Harford’s Felipe Dos Santos and Hunter McCawley in the second round of the back draw in Doubles Flight 1 at 2:30 p.m. today.

The Broncos lead the team standings with 14 points after the first day.

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