Tennessee's co-ed team of Mark Parsons, Andy Crews, Candy Reid and Vilmari

Casellvi dropped its second round match at the Wingspan.com/WTT National

Collegiate Tennis Championships to top-seeded Duke, 27-22. The tournament

is scored by using the World TeamTennis format.

In the opening match, Duke's Megan Miller and Brooke Siebel defeated Reid

and Casellvi 6-3, making the overall score 6-3. No. 23 Doug Root defeated

Parsons 6-4, running the score to 12-7. Parsons and Crews defeated Root and

Porter Jones in doubles action 6-3, closing the gap to 15-13. Miller then

defeated Casellvi in women's singles 6-4, pushing the score to 21-17 in

favor of the Blue Devils. Siebel and Jones then closed out the match by

beating Parsons and Casellvi in mixed doubles 6-5, to make the final score


Tennessee then played Notre Dame in a consolation round. The scores from

that match were not available at press time.

Vols in Kentucky for Fluitt Classic

The Tennessee men's tennis team was in action again on Saturday morning at

the Fluitt Classic as they took on the Kentucky Wildcats. The Vols and the

Wildcats split that match 2-2, as the match consisted of four singles

matches. Paul Podbury and Peter Handoyo were victorious for the Vols, while

Mark Fitzpatrick and Matt Turner lost their matches.

In the No. 1 match, Podbury defeated Gustaf Pousett 6-4, 6-3 while the

eighth-ranked Handoyo defeated Carlos Drada 6-7 (8-6), 6-4, 6-1. The No. 3

match saw Kentucky's Edo Bawano ranked No. 82 defeat Fitzpatrick 6-4, 6-3.

Johann Grunditz of Kentucky beat Turner 6-2, 6-3.

Tennessee was in late action on Friday evening when they faced the

Mississippi State Bulldogs. The Bulldogs took four of five matches from the

Vols, with No. 8 Handoyo registering the lone Vol victory.

The Vols played again on Saturday evening and Sunday morning, but the

results were not available at press time.