Three Tigers Advance at ITA All-American Championships
<B>Daniel Cochrane</b>

Daniel Cochrane

Oct. 4, 2011

TULSA, Okla. - Auburn men's tennis junior Andreas Mies won his second-round match, and the doubles team of Daniel Cochrane and Dennis Lengsfeld advanced to their respective third round Tuesday at the ITA All-American Championship.

Mies, ranked 70th in the preseason ITA rankings, defeated Baylor's Mate Zsiga in a three-set battle, 1-6, 7-6(3), 7-5, to advance to the third round of the qualifying singles draw. He will face 62nd-ranked Andre Dome of Cal Poly in the third round Wednesday at 10:30 a.m.

Senior and 57th-ranked Alex Stamchev dropped his second-round match to Vanderbilt's Gonzales Austin, 6-4, 7-6(8).

In doubles, the 30th-ranked team of Cochrane and Lengsfeld made its Auburn debut with a 9-8(7) victory over Ugur Atalay and Francisco Dias of George Washington in the second round; both teams had a first-round bye. The Auburn duo, seeded second in the qualifying draw, will face Eric Sock and Andre Stenger of Nebraska in Wednesday's third round with the match set for a 12:30 start.

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ITA Men's All-American Championship - Tulsa, Okla.
Qualifying Singles Draw - Second Round

Gonzales Austin (VU) def. #57 Alex Stamchev (AU), 6-4, 7-6(8)
#70 Andreas Mies (AU) def. Mate Zsiga (Baylor), 1-6, 7-6(3), 7-5

Qualifying Doubles Draw - Second Round
#30 Daniel Cochrane/Dennis Lengsfeld (AU) def. Ugur Atalay/Francisco Dias (GWU), 9-8(7)