March 3, 2013
The Boston College men's tennis team picked up two wins in the Round of 128 at the Pacific Coast Doubles tournament in La Jolla, Calif., from Friday to Sunday.
Senior Billy Grokenberger teamed with sophomore Philip Nelson to defeat Francis Alcantara and Finn Tearney of Pepperdine, 3-6, 6-4, 10-7, in the Round of 128 before falling in the Round of 64.
Sophomore Matt Wagner partnered with freshman Kyle Childree to down Cameron and Christopher Bernhardt, 6-4, 6-2, in the Round of 128 before also losing in the Round of 64.
The doubles team of junior Christian McKean and sophomore Spencer Canny earned a victory in the consolation, 6-4, 3-6, 10-7, over Oleksiy Arovin and Brady Bohrnstedt.
Boston College remains on the West Coast for a match at UC Davis on Monday at 10 a.m. ET.
Boston College Results: (3-8)
Billy Grokenberger and Philip Nelson (1-1)
Defeated Francis Alcantara and Finn Tearney (Pepperdine) in Round of 128, 3-6, 6-4, 10-7
Lost to Adam Levie and Toki Sherbakov (UC Davis) in Round of 64, 6-1, 6-4
Klaus Puestow and Alexandre Thirouin (0-2)
Lost to No. 4 Alex Brigham and Clay Thompson (UCLA) in Round of 128, 6-1, 6-2
Lost to Octavian Popaluca and Jason Wall in Consolation, 6-3, 2-6, 10-7
and Michael McGinnis
Lost to No. 9 Hunter Nicholas and Derek Siddiqui (San Diego State) in Round of 128, 6-1, 6-1
Lost to Arthur Hernandez and Chris Dunk in Consolation, 6-2, 4-6, 10-6
Matt Wagner and Kyle Childree (1-1)
Defeated Cameron Bernhardt and Christopher Bernhardt in Round of 128, 6-4, 6-2
Lost to No. 9 John Morrisey and Dennis Lin (Stanford) in Round of 64, 6-2, 6-1
Spencer Canny and Christian McKean (1-2)
Lost to No. 9 Matthew Jones and Jenson Turner in the Round of 128, 6-1, 6-0
Defeated Oleksiy Arovin and Brady Bohrnstedt in Consolation, 6-4, 3-6, 10-7
Lost to Octavian Popaluca and Jason Wall in Consolation, 6-2, 3-6, 6-2