Longhorns compete in Day 3 of Texas Regional Championship


The ITA Texas Regional Championship continued Monday with the men’s singles and doubles rounds.

In the singles round of 16, freshman Harrison Scott was defeated in a three-set match, 6-3, 3-6, 6-2 by Texas Tech sophomore Alex Sendegeya. Scott was eliminated from play.

In the singles consolation, redshirt freshman Julian Zlobinsky edged UT-Rio Grande Valley sophomore Koby Jansen 6-0, 7-5. Zlobinsky advanced to the next round where he played SMU redshirt sophomore Charlie Nettlefold and lost 6-1, 6-2.

In the doubles round of 16, senior George Goldhoff and freshman Liam Caruana teamed up and were defeated by Texas A&M junior Max Lunkin and sophomore AJ Catanzariti, 8-5. Goldhoff and Caruana advanced to the quarterfinals. Sophomore John Mee and Scott matched up against SMU redshirt junior duo Hunter Johnson and Yates Johnson and lost 8-7.

In the doubles quarterfinals Texas Tech seniors Hugo Dojas and Felipe Soares edged out Goldhoff and Caruana 8-4.

Match play continues Tuesday and a winner will be crowned. The tournament champions will earn automatic entry into the ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championships in New York City, the same site as the U.S. Open.