Rebels March On At Regionals

OLEMISSSPORTSDOTCOM Nik Scholtz
OLEMISSSPORTSDOTCOM
Nik Scholtz
OLEMISSSPORTSDOTCOM

Oct. 11, 2013

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The Ole Miss men’s tennis team had a solid day at the USTA/ITA Southern Regionals Friday, with both doubles teams advancing to the third round and two Rebels reaching the quarterfinals in singles.

The day began with doubles, and both of Ole Miss’ teams won their second round match.  William Kallberg and Stefan Lindmark defeated Timo Kranz and Romain Lefevre of New Orleans 8-4.  Johan Backstrom, playing his first match of the year for the Rebels, teamed up with Oxford native Zach Wilder for an 8-5 win against LSU’s Justin Butsch and Harrison Kennedy.

In singles, both top-seeded Nik Scholtz and fifth-seeded Kallberg advanced to the quarterfinals with two wins each.  Scholtz had to go three sets again Friday in his second round match against Tulane freshman Chin-Yan Jao.  The defending champion won the first set 6-2, but then Jao won the second set tiebreaker 7-6(5).  Scholtz grabbed the third set 6-3 to advance.  In the round of 16, Scholtz played his third tiebreaker of the tournament but won it on his way to a 7-6(3), 6-2 win against Mississippi State’s Jordan Angus.  Scholtz will face Auburn’s Lukas Ollert, the tournament’s sixth seed, in the quarterfinals Saturday.

Kallberg also advanced to the quarterfinals with two straight set wins.  In the second round he defeated Tuki Jacobs of South Alabama, 6-1, 7-5.  In the round of 16, Kallberg took out Dominik Koepfer of Tulane 6-4, 6-3.  He will face the No. 2 seed, Chris Simpson of LSU, in the quarterfinals Saturday. Simpson defeated Kallberg’s teammate, Stefan Lindmark 7-6(5), 7-6(4), in the third round.  
Follow the Rebels on Twitter, @OleMissMTennis and on Facebook at OleMissMTennis.

USTA/ITA Southern Regional Championships – Tuscaloosa, Ala.
Doubles
Second round – Kallberg/Lindmark (OM) def. Kranz/Lefevre (UNO) 8-4; Backstrom/Wilder (OM) def. Butsch/Kennedy (LSU) 8-5.
Singles
Second roundNik Scholtz (OM) def. Chin-Yan Jao (TU) 6-2, 6-7(5), 6-3; William Kallberg (OM) def. Tuki Jacobs (USA) 6-1, 7-5; Stefan Lindmark (OM) def. Dante Saleh (AU) 7-5, 6-4.
Third round – Scholtz (OM) def. Jordan Angus (MSU) 7-6(3), 6-2; Kallberg (OM) def. Dominik Koepfer (TU) 6-4, 6-3; Chris Simpson (LSU) def. Lindmark (OM) 7-6(5), 7-6(4).
Singles Consolation
Vinod Gowda (OM) def. Carl Alberton (UL) 6-1, 6-0; Gowda (OM) def. Rui Silva (UNO) 6-2, 6-2; Zach Wilder (OM) def. Siddarth Sivakumar (NSU) 7-6(4), 0-6, 10-8.



Ole Miss Gear
    Facebook
    Twitter
    Blog
    • Ole Miss Athletics Week in Review (April 28-May 4, 2015)

      Monday, May 4, 2015 - Athletics

      Ole Miss Athletics Week in ReviewApril 28-May 4, 2015Baseball - The Rebels started the week defeating the Bulldogs, 11-1 in the annual Governor's Cup. The 10-run win for the Rebels marked the largest margin of victory in the 36-year history... read more

    • VIDEO: Rebel Road Trip 2015

      Monday, May 4, 2015 - Athletics

      Rebel Road Trip 2015 from Ole Miss Rebels on Vimeo.... read more

    • More on Steelers' Selection of Golson

      Friday, May 1, 2015 - Football

      Welcome to Pittsburgh...and welcome to #SteelersNation, @Quez_G! #SteelersDraft pic.twitter.com/oY8wZc10Kk-- Pittsburgh Steelers (@steelers) May 2, 2015 Congrats Senquez Golson! Drafted 56th overall in the 2015 #NFLDRAFT by the Pittsburgh Steelers. #HottyToddy #FinsUp pic.twitter.com/EPGayDNOu7-- Ole Miss Football (@OleMissFB) May 2, 2015 Ole... read more

    • Six Rebels Among Inaugural Scott County HOF Class

      Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - Athletics

      Six men with ties to Ole Miss were part of the inaugural class of 25 athletes and coaches inducted into the Scott County Hall of Fame this past Saturday at Roosevelt State Park in Morton. It is believed that this... read more

    • Freeze, Tuohy Conclude Play at Charity Golf Tournament

      Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - Football

      In a tie for 7th place at 7-under, @OleMissFB takes home $30,000 in charity and scholarship. #CFAPBGolf pic.twitter.com/qd0JzilyYR-- #CFAPBGolf (@CFAPeachBowl) April 28, 2015 The Ole Miss team of head football coach Hugh Freeze and Sean Tuohy turned in a strong... read more

    • Tennis Teams React to NCAA Tournament Selections

      Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - Men's Tennis

      The Ole Miss men's and women's tennis team learned their postseason destinations, as the men's and women's NCAA Tournament fields were announced Tuesday. The men, ranked No. 13 in the nation, are the No. 14 overall seed and will be... read more

    • Ole Miss Athletics Week in Review (April 21-27, 2015)

      Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - Athletics

      Ole Miss Athletics Week in ReviewApril 21-27, 2015Baseball - During the five-game homestand, Ole Miss went 3-2 with a midweek win over Central Arkansas as well as claiming a weekend series over Alabama.  - The Rebels recorded 68 hits throughout... read more

    • Freeze Wins Long Drive Competition

      Monday, April 27, 2015 - Football

      With a distance of 287-yards, the 2015 #CFAPBGolf Coaches Division Long Drive Champion is @CoachHughFreeze! pic.twitter.com/ProCdgbbg9-- #CFAPBGolf (@CFAPeachBowl) April 27, 2015 Ole Miss head football coach Hugh Freeze took home the long drive title at the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Challenge... read more

    • Observations from the Best Seat in the House -- April 26

      Sunday, April 26, 2015 - Athletics

      Hugh Freeze and Ross Bjork embarked on the Rebel Road Trip, the baseball team claimed their weekend series over Alabama that featured the largest crowd of the season and the football program's NFL presence is expected to grow with the... read more

    • Bramlett Helps Rebels Complete DH Sweep, Clinch Series

      Sunday, April 26, 2015 - Baseball

      Ole Miss swept a doubleheader Saturday, defeating Alabama 10-2 in Game One and 4-0 in Game Two. As a pitching staff, the Rebels allowed just one earned run and scattered a combined 12 hits with 17 strikeouts compared to just... read more

    • Freeze, Tuohy to Rep Ole Miss at Charity Golf Tournament

      Friday, April 24, 2015 - Football

      Ole Miss head football coach Hugh Freeze will team with former All-SEC basketball player Sean Tuohy to represent the Rebels for the fourth straight year and compete for a share of the $520,000 total purse in the ninth annual Chick-fil-A... read more

    • VIDEO: Ole Miss Football Season Tickets Promo

      Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - Football

      read more

    • VIDEO: Ole Miss Baseball Stars Wars Night Intro

      Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - Baseball

      read more

    • Ole Miss Athletics Week in Review (April 14-20, 2015)

      Monday, April 20, 2015 - Athletics

      Ole Miss Athletics Week in ReviewApril 14-20, 2015Men's Tennis- Ole Miss downed No. 22 Vanderbilt 4-1 to advance to the SEC Tournament semifinals for the 16th time in program history.- The Rebels rallied to take the doubles point and then got... read more

    • Rebels Continue Push to Host in NCAA's

      Thursday, April 16, 2015 - Men's Tennis

      With a split of road matches at South Carolina and No. 8 Georgia, the Ole Miss men's tennis team moved up one spot to No. 13 in the nation entering the Southeastern Conference Men's Tennis Championship this week in College... read more