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Peers guides Blue Raiders on Saturday

Langley notches win as well

October 24, 2009 · MT Athletic Communications
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - John Peers guided the Blue Raiders at the Wilson/ITA Ohio Valley Regional Championship on Saturday.

Peers defeated Alberto Gonzales of Kentucky in a three set battle 6-3, 6-7 (8), 6-3 to begin the day. Then the Melbourne, Australia native won his afternoon match 6-4, 6-3 over Alex Das of Eastern Kentucky advancing to the quarterfinals. On Sunday, Peers will face Tennessee's Matteo Fago in the quarterfinals.

Melo defeated Charles Bottoni of East Tennessee State 3-6, 6-4, 6-2. Then with his afternoon match with Josh MacTaggart of Indiana tied at 2 all in the third set (3-6, 7-5) he had to withdraw due to an injury.

Alex McCann fell to Patrick Rose of Purdue 6-1, 6-2 in the first round of consolation singles.

Also in consolation singles, Matthew Langley defeated Parul Verma of Eastern Kentucky 6-1, 6-1. Langley will face Louisville's Alejandro Calligari in the quarterfinals of consolation play on Sunday.

Peers and Melo defeated Divalerio and Moye of Virginia 8-5 on Saturday morning. The duo then had to pull out of their night match with ETSU's Grega Teraz and Charles Bottoni due to an injury sustained by Melo.

Results from Sunday's action at the Wilson/ITA Ohio Valley Regional Championship

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