Disterdick And Grigorjevs Win Doubles Draw At Baras

Monday, October 1, 2012

Senior William Disterdick and sophomore Pavels Grigorjevs teamed up to win the Flight 4 doubles title at the 2012 UTC Steve Baras Fall Classic at the Champions Club on Saturday. It was one of three wins in doubles play for the Mocs.

Disterdick (Hixson, Tenn.) and Grigorjevs (Riga, Latvia) posted an 8-5 win over UNCG's Danny Mack and Cameron Smith to take the draw. Disterdick was the lone Moc competing in singles action. He fell in the No. 4 backdraw to Lee's Patrick Kim (6-2, 6-3).

Seniors Roberto Vieira (Bedfordview, South Africa) and Chris Smith (Johnson City, Tenn.) won the No. 1 backdraw. They scored a tough 9-8 (5) win over Kennesaw State's Tobi Menhover and Louis Theodor. Fellow seniors Ankit Chopra (Chandigrah, India) and Stephen Crofford (Franklin, Tenn.) won the No. 3 backdraw with an 8-2 win against Jacksonville State Felipe Wantanabe and Felipe Diaz.

The Mocs are back in action on Oct. 12-14 when they travel to Knoxville, Tenn., for the Tennessee Fall Classic.

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