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
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.
Handoyo loses semifinal match
Published: Mon Feb 08, 1999 | Modified: Sat Aug 06, 2005 01:45 p.m.