Tennessee freshman Peter Handoyo's run ended Saturday as he lost his

semifinal match at the Rolex National Intercollegiate Indoor Tennis

Championships in Dallas, Texas. Tenth-ranked Handoyo dropped the match to

No. 8 Robert Kendrick of Washington 6-3, 6-4 to bow out of the


Handoyo's season record is 30-6.

Handoyo beat three ranked players in his march to the semifinals. In the

first round, he upset sixth-ranked Esteban Carril of TCU 6-2, 6-2. Handoyo

defeated No. 55 Kunj Majmudar of Harvard 6-2, 7-6 (5) in the second round.

In the quarterfinals, Handoyo blasted No. 23 Adam Marchetti of Virginia

Tech 6-2, 6-1. Handoyo was the only freshman to survive the second


Top-ranked James Blake of Harvard faced Kendrick in Sunday's final. Results

were not available at press time.

Tennessee track and field fares well

Tim Bell leaped to a season-best high jump of 6-11 in taking third place

at the Canon IV Classic in Indianapolis, Ind., on Saturday.

In the 5,000-meter run, Anthony Famiglietti finished 12th with a time of

14:24.78 and Jon Jamison ran the event in 14:58.89.

Matt Rush advanced to the finals of the 60-meter hurdles, running his heat

in 8.41 seconds -- a season best. Jesse Bacigalupi improved his time in the

mile, finishing 13th with a time of 4:15.85, and Adam Wheatley ran the 800

meters in a season-best time of 1:55.99.

Meanwhile, Russell Johnson finished second (first among NCAA participants)

in the pole vault at Kentucky on Saturday, clearing an NCAA provisional

height of 17-2 3/4. His mark represents a season best for him and puts him

on track to duplicate his success from last season.

In the weight throw, Scott Perkinson threw a season-best 55-8 1/4 to take

third and Lance Jauron finished sixth with a season-best throw of 54-1 1/4.

Tyler Garrett also set a season-best mark in the event. In the shot put,

Garrett finished fifth with a put of 53-3 1/2 and Toby Colyer placed sixth

with a mark of 51-9.

In the 400-meter dash, Hassaan Stamps ran a season-best 49.56 and teammate

Frankie Davis finished in 50.12, both season bests. Brian Wallace ran the

mile in 4:19.80, also a season best, and Anthony Thompson ran the 60-meter

hurdles in 8.36 seconds to move on to Tennessee's top-times list for the

1999 indoor season.

On Friday at Virginia Tech, Tennessee, led by Tom Pappas' record-setting

performance, swept the top four spots in the pentathlon. Pappas rang up

4,285 points in breaking the Tennessee pentathlon mark of 4,116 set by Chad

Smith in 1996.

Pappas took first place in four of the day's five events, including the

60-meter hurdles (8.04), long jump (23-8 1/4), shot put (50-2 3/4) and high

jump (6-0 3/4). His long jump mark is a career best, as is his 1,000-meter

time of 2:50.52.

Jeremy Racey took second with 3,940 points, securing that spot with

lifetime bests in the 60-meter hurdles and 1000-meter run.

Grant Cleghorn finished third with 1,867 points and Pat Buckheit took

fourth (3,834).

Rankings released on Wednesday show Tennessee still ranked as the No. 1

team in the dual meet power rankings. The rankings measure a team's overall

balance and strength.