Valpo Closes Play at Wright State/Dayton Invitational
Michael Woodson fell in the consolation semifinals of the of the
Michael Woodson fell in the consolation semifinals of the of the "B" flight on Sunday. (Ray Acevedo)

Sunday, September 25, 2011

Valparaiso wrapped up play at the Wright State/Dayton Fall Shootout on Sunday morning with Egan Hart (Raleigh, N.C./Ravenscroft H.S.) advancing to the finals of the consolation draw of the “B” singles.

Hart downed Junya Saruta 6-3, 6-2 in the semifinals before he fell in a match tie-break to Rodrigo Campos of Youngstown State 6-2, 4-6, 10-4 in the championship match.  Campos had defeated Valpo’s Michael Woodosn (Raleigh, N.C./Ravenscroft H.S.) 6-3, 6-2 in the other semifinal match.

Chris Baum (Charlotte, N.C./Providence H.S.) lost his first match of the 2011-2012 season in the semifinals of the main draw of the “A” singles flight in a match tie-break.  Baum fell 4-6, 6-2, 10-4 to Martin Arguello of Wright State.

Baum and Adam Whitmer (Shipshewana, Ind./Westview H.S.) teamed in the championship match of the “A” doubles flight against Michal Lyzwa and Evan Neuman of Wright State.  The Raiders downed Valpo’s top doubles team 8-6.

Valparaiso will host its annual alumni tournament on Saturday afternoon as part of Homecoming weekend with the action beginning at 3 p.m. at the Valpo Tennis Complex.