No. 84 ranked Slim Hamza rolled into the fourth round at the 2013 Regional Championships in Las Vegas, Nevada on Thursday. The Ute dismantled BYU’s Andrey Goryachkov 6-2, 6-1 to advance. In the sweet 16 Hamza will face Henry Craig (Denver) on Friday.
In doubles play, the Utes advance two doubles teams into the round of 16. No. 1 seeded Devin Lane and Slim Hamza won their first match of the tournament, 8-2, over Carlson/Schuermans (Northern Colorado).
Cedric Willems and Cameron Lee had a strong showing in doubles as well, beating Idaho State’s Scheepbouwer/Swiggart 8-4. Both doubles team will play their round of 16 matches on Friday morning.
In consolation singles play Cedric Willems beat Austin Mayo (Northern Colorado) 6-3, 6-0, and Alejandro Medinilla avenged his second round loss by beating Dylan Hanslow (Utah State) 6-3, 6-1. Both Medinilla and Willems will continue in consolation singles play on Friday morning.
Second Round Consolation Singles Results
Cedric Willems def. Austin Mayo (UNC) 6-3, 6-0
Alejandro Medinilla def. Dylan Hanslow (USU) 6-3, 6-1
Tom Douglas (NMSU) def. Justin Archer 6-4, 7-6(2)
Bryan Cunningham (UNM) def. Cameron Lee 6-4, 7-5
Second Round Doubles Results
Hamza/Lane (1) def. Carlson/Schuermans (UNC) 8-2
Lee/Willems (16) def. Scheepbouwer/Swiggart (ISU) 8-4
First Round Consolation Doubles
Allan/Ouvrard def. Tasevac/Medinilla 8-5
Hewko(BSU)/Archer def. Petersen/Levesque (USU) 8-3