FRESNO, Calif. -- Five of Sacramento State's eight players competed over the weekend at the Bulldog Fall Classic at Spalding G. Wathen Tennis Center.
The tournament was the second of four fall events Sacramento State will compete, including the ITA Northwest Regionals at Stanford on Oct. 25.
In Fresno, the Hornets competed senior Hermont Legaspi, junior Michael Vizcarra and freshmen Elliot Arnarp, Anton De La Puente and Carlos Rodriguez. Legaspi is the only returner as Vizcarra is a transfer from American River College, and the other three are true freshmen.
The tournament was highlighted by the doubles team of Rodriguez and De La Puente reaching the championship match of the Flight B draw before falling. During their run, the tandem defeated doubles teams from UC Davis and Saint Mary's.
Results from each of Sacramento State's players at the Bulldog Classic are below.
Round 1 - Lost to Bailey Gong (FS), 6-3, 6-4
Consolation - Def. Diego Gomez-Martin (UCR), 6-7 (6), 6-4, 10-8
ANTON DE LA PUENTE
Round 1 - Lost to Matias Bot (SMC), 7-6 (3), 6-0
Consolation - Lost to Antonio Rosales (Ventura JC), 6-0, 1-6, 10-7
Extra - Def. Andrew Watterson (UCR), 6-4, 6-3
Extra - Lost to Dariush Jalali (UCD), 7-6 (8), 4-6, 10-6
Round 1 - Def. Daniel Landa (UCD), 6-2, 6-1
Round 2 - Def. Roman Shenkirk (CP), 6-1, 7-5
Round 3 - Lost to Nitzan Ricklis (USF), 6-7, 6-0, ret.
Extra - Lost to Paul Giraud (USF), 6-2, 6-2
Round 1 - Lost to Zdenek Derkas (FS), 6-3, 6-0
Consolation - Lost to Andrie Volgin (UCD), 6-2, 6-4
Extra - Lost to Chethan Swanson (UCD), 6-3, 0-6, 13-11
Extra - Lost to Boris Reckow (SMC), 6-0, 6-4
Round 1 - Lost to Brett Brinkman (UCD), 6-3, 6-0
Consolation - Lost to Andreas Whelan-Merediz (UCR), 6-2, 6-2
Extra - Lost to Dariush Jalali (UCD), 6-4, 6-7 (2), 10-5
Extra - Lost to Matias Bot (SMC), 6-0, 6-0
HERMONT LEGASPI/MICHAEL VIZCARRA
Round 1 - Lost to Reckow/Watt (SMC), 8-6
Consolation - Def. Bot/Waterson (SMC), 8-7 (5)
ANTON DE LA PUENTE/CARLOS RODRIGUEZ
Round 1 - Def. Davis/Swanson (UCD), 8-6
Round 2 - Def. Divkovic/Bastola (SMC), 8-6
Championship - Lost to Woodland/Garperad (USF), 8-2
February 16, 2020 MEN’S TENNIS FALLS AT HOME TO NEVADA
February 15, 2020 MEN’S TENNIS DROPS ROAD MATCH AT SANTA CLARA
February 9, 2020 MEN’S TENNIS FALLS ON THE ROAD TO 15TH-RANKED CAL
February 5, 2020 MEN’S TENNIS SIGNS RUDOLFS AKSENOKS AND MARK KEKI
January 26, 2020 MEN’S TENNIS DROPS NON-CONFERENCE MATCH AT SAINT MARY’S
January 24, 2020 MEN’S TENNIS BEATS EASTERN WASHINGTON, 5-2, IN HOME OPENER
January 19, 2020 MEN’S TENNIS DROPS SEASON OPENER AT PEPPERDINE
January 8, 2020 MEN’S TENNIS SELECTED 6TH IN BIG SKY PRESEASON POLL
November 1, 2019 MEN’S TENNIS COMBINES FOR 11 SINGLES WINS AT PACIFIC INVITATIONAL
October 25, 2019 MEN’S TENNIS WRAPS UP ITA NORTHWEST REGIONAL PLAY
October 4, 2019 MEN’S TENNIS CONCLUDES BULLDOG FALL CLASSIC
September 27, 2019 MEN’S TENNIS OPENS FALL SCHEDULE WITH 12 VICTORIES AT THE AGGIE INVITATIONAL