AUBURN, Ala. – Auburn closed out the Harvard Indoors tournament Sunday with a dramatic 4-3 win over Wichita State at the Murr Center in Cambridge, Mass.
After dropping a tiebreaker in his first set on court three, Carles Sarrio won the next two sets 6-1, 6-3 over Andrea Trapani to clinch the match for Auburn. The Tigers also picked up singles wins from Edward Nguyen on court one, Tad Maclean on court five and Brandon Laubser on court six.
In Saturday’s action, Harvard was a 5-2 winner over the Tigers. Auburn’s wins came in singles from Olle Thestrup and Tad Maclean.
Auburn, now 4-2 on the season, kicks off an important home stand on Friday, February 2, when the Tigers square off against Georgia State at 11 a.m. and Liberty at 6 p.m.
On Sunday, February 4, Auburn will host UCF at noon and Samford at 4 p.m. All Auburn home matches are held at the Yarbrough Tennis Center (771 Yarbrough Farms Blvd., Auburn) and admission is free.
Auburn 4, Wichita State 3
Edward Nguyen (Aub) def. Marius Frosa (WSU) 7-6, 2-6, 6-3
Murkel Dellien (WSU) def. Olle Thestrup (Aub) 6-3, 6-3
Carles Sarrio (Aub) def. Andrea Trapani (WSU) 6-7, 6-1, 6-3
Miroslav Herzan (WSU) def. Lorenzo Rodriguez (Aub) 4-6, 6-2, 7-6
Tad Maclean (Aub) def. Eddie Stoica (WSU) 6-4, 6-4
Brandon Laubser (Aub) def. Andrea Caligiana (WSU) 6-2, 4-6, 7-6
Dellien/Frosa (WSU) def. Nguyen/Thestrup (Aub) 6-3
Sarrio/Diego Chavarria (Aub) def. Herzani/Caligiana (WSU) 6-3
Trapani/Stoica (WSU) def. Maclean/Alex Rushin (Aub) 6-3
Harvard 5, Auburn 2
Jean Thirouin (HU) def. Edward Nguyen (Aub) 6-3, 6-1
Andy Zhou (HU) def. Carles Sarrio (Aub) 6-2, 6-4
Olle Thestrup (Aub) def. Robert Wrzesinski (HU) 7-5, 7-6 (5)
Grant Solomon (HU) def. Lorenzo Rodriguez (Aub) 6-1, 6-2
Andrew Ball (HU) def. Brandon Laubser (Aub) 6-1, 3-6, 7-5
Tad Maclean (Aub) def. Constantin Zoske (HU) 2-6, 6-2, 6-1
Kenny Tao/Logan Weber (HU) def. Nguyen/Thestrup (Aub) 6-4
Zhou/Thirouin (HU) def. Sarrio/Diego Chavarria (AU) 6-4
Rodriguez/Maclean (Aub) vs. Solomon/C Morrow (HU) 5-6 unfinished