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Three Blue Raiders compete after weather delays action

Play at tournament continues on Saturday

September 18, 2009 · MT Athletic Communications
ATHENS, Ga. - Inclement weather in Athens, Georgia on Friday delayed play at the Southern Intercollegiate Championships with only partial rounds being played.

Only three Blue Raiders competed during the day with others being delayed until Saturday.

John Peers, the eight seed, defeated Marc Rocafort of Central Florida 6-3, 6-4 in Division I singles.

Victor Melo was scheduled to play Boris Conkic, the fourth seed in Division I singles, but due to the altered schedule the two will not face off until Saturday.

In Division II singles, Richard Cowden fell to David Barton of Mercer 6-4, 6-4.

In doubles action, Cowden along with Matthew Langley defeated Alabama's Creighton Blanchard and Trey Walston 8-7.

Play at the Southern Intercollegiate Championships, hosted by the University of Georgia will continue on Saturday. Results will be posted on goblueraiders.com at the end of the day when play concludes.

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