Blue Raiders begin play at Georgia Tech Invitational

Play resumes Sunday morning

October 2, 2010 · MT Athletic Communications
ATLANTA - Middle Tennessee's Kyle Wishing helped guide the Blue Raiders on Saturday in the opening rounds of the Georgia Tech Invitational winning both his singles and doubles matches.

Kyle Wishing faced Tom Puetz of UAB and after losing the first set 4-6 came back and won the next two 6-3, 6-4 to take the match. Wishing will play Winthrop's Dejon Bivens at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday in the second round.

Elliot Barnwell lost his second round match 6-4, 6-4 to Tennessee's Patrick Taylor, after receiving a bye in the first round. Barnwell will begin consolation play on Sunday morning at 8:30 a.m. when he faces Vincent Verpeaux of Georgia State.

Shaun Waters, who received a bye in the first round, lost his match 6-3, 6-1 to South Alabama's Hanno Bartsch. Waters will face Felipe Ninn at 10:30 a.m. Sunday in the first round of consolation action.

Matthew Langley fell 7-5, 6-2 to Vanderbilt's Blake Bazamik in his first round match on Saturday. Langley will play Lucas Santana on Sunday at 10 a.m. in the first round of consolation.

In doubles, Wishing and Waters defeated North Alabama's Matt Feury and Marlin Witt 8-4. The pair then fell 8-6 in the second round to Santana and Juan Pablo Guiremez of Georgia State.

Barnwell and Langley fell 8-4 to Valente and Vincent Vepeaux of Georgia State.

Results from Sunday's action will be posted on goblueraiders.com when they become available.

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