Winston-Salem, N.C. – Freshman Javier Amantegui led the Rams at the Wake Forest Invite this past weekend. Amantegui finished the tournament with a 3-1 record, including a 6-4, 6-3 win over Charlotte's Oriol Puig in the B2 Singles consolation final.
Sophomores Vitor Lima and Philip Mobius each contributed a 2-2 record in singles play. Lima was eliminated in the consolation semifinal by Georgia State's Sebastian Acuna.
After losing his first match, Mobius bounced back with two consecutive wins before he was defeated by Tennessee Tech's Guille Nicolas in the B1 Singles consolation final.
Arvid Noren also advanced to the consolation semifinal where he dropped a hard fought match to Georgia State's Jack MacFarlane, 7-6 (4), 6-1.
Overall, the Rams finished with an overall record of 8-8.
The Black and Gold will be back in action for the spring season in 2017.
Arvid Noren (1-3) A1 Singles
Haris Poric (Woffard) def. Noren, 6-3, 6-2
Noren def. Sam Rice (UNCC), 6-1, 7-6 (5)
Jack MacFarlane (GA State) def. Noren, 7-6 (4), 6-1
Nico Mostardi (CSU) def. Noren, 7-5, 7-5
Vitor Lima (2-2) A2 Singles
Keivon Tabrizi (IU) def. Lima, 6-4, 6-1
Lima def. JB Gough (Davidson), 6-4, 7-6 (6)
Sebastian Acuna (GA State) def. Lima, 6-2, 6-0
Lima def. Pablo Moreno (Troy), 6-4, 6-3
Philip Mobius (2-2) B1 Singles
Abhin Sharma (GA State) def. Mobius, 6-4, 6-4
Mobius def. Colton Buffington (CSU), 6-4, 6-4
Mobius def. Jiaqi Duan (Troy), 6-1, 6-3
Guille Nicolas (TN Tech) def. Mobius, 6-4, 6-2
Javier Amantegui (3-1)– B2 Singles
Josh Swindler (UNCA) def. Amantegui, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4
Amantegui def. Max Benaim (UNCC), 6-3, 6-3
Amantegui def. Zac Brodney (IU), 7-6 (5), 6-1
Amantegui def. Oriol Puig (UNCC), 6-4, 6-3