Waters advances to finals

Will play championship match on Sunday

November 6, 2010 · MT Athletic Communications
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Sophomore Shaun Waters advanced to the finals of his respective bracket at the Crimson Tide Fall Championships with strong play on Saturday.

Waters used momentum from wins on Friday on Saturday as he took a three-set win over Memphis' Daniel Shidler. Waters lost the first set 1-6 and then came back to win the next two by scores of 6-4 to take the match.

Waters will play in the finals of the Musso Draw on Sunday when he faces Auburn's Michael Wardell.

Freshman Elliot Barnwell fell to Matt Johnson of Notre Dame 6-4, 0-6, 6-1 in the semifinals of the Hannah Draw.

Senior Kyle Wishing defeated Troy's Tommy Cundy 6-2, 6-1 in the consolation quarterfinals of the Palmer Draw. The Murfreesboro, Tenn., native then defeated Faith Jordan of Chattanooga 6-3, 6-1 to advance to the finals. Tulane's Ethan Frenkel defeated Wishing in the finals 6-4, 6-4.

Also in consolation play, junior Matthew Langley battled but lost his quarterfinal match 6-3, 2-6, 14-12 to Illinois' Brian Alden.

In doubles action, Barnwell and Waters defeated Radford's Paul Boslet and Stijn Meulemans 8-5 advancing to the quarterfinals of the Crimson Draw. The pair fought hard against host Alabama's Vikram Reddy and Michael Thompson but fell 8-6.

Langley and Wishing fell 8-3 to Memphis' KC Griffen and Cedric DeZuter in the round of 16 in the White Draw.

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

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