Aggies Open Up Play at Pacific Tiger Invitational

Kyle Miller and the Aggies will compete in the final tournament of the fall season. (Wayne Tilcock)

Nov. 2, 2012

Tournament Central

by Jason Alpert, Athletics Communications Assistant

DAVIS, Calif. - The UC Davis men's tennis team continues its fall tournament action at the Pacific Tiger Invitational on Nov. 2-4 at the Nelson Tennis Courts and Oak Perk Tennis Center in Stockton, Calif.

59 student-athletes spread over 12 teams will converge to the University of the Pacific this weekend for the action.

UC Davis will send eight players as Adam Luba, Alec Haley, Brett Bacharach, George Horowitz, Kyle Miller, Mitch Thorp and Toki Sherbakov will each compete in singles and doubles competitions.

All four Aggie doubles teams open up at 9 A.M. on Friday. The duo of Bacharach/Horowitz and Levie/Sherbakov will compete in the top "orange" flight of the tournament, competing against teams from UCLA and Cal Poly, respectively. Both the teams of Haley/Miller and Luba/Thorp will compete the the second tier "black" flight. Each team earned a first round bye and are already in the quarterfinals.

Sherbakov and Bacharach will compete in the top flight of singles competition. Sherbakov earned a first round bye and will open up play Friday at 1:15 P.M. Bacharach will open up play against James Markiewics of Saint Mary's at 11:30 A.M. on Friday.

In the "B" competition, Horowitz opens up at 11:45 A.M. against Alec Wagner from Saint Mary's while Haley starts at the same time against Pacific's Trevor James. Miller and Luba close out the "B" flight, starting their play at noon on Friday.



Thorp and Levie will compete in the "C" flight of the competition, opening up play on Friday at 12:00 and 1:30 P.M., respectively.

UC Davis' No. 1 doubles team of Bacharach and Horowitz play their first round match at 9 A.M. on Friday as will the duo of Levie and Sherbakov will do the same. The team of Haley and Miller advanced to the quarterfinals of the second tier doubles tournament via a bye, and will play Friday morning at 9 A.M. Luba and Mitch did the same and will play at 9 A.M. on Friday as well.

The Aggies recently completed play at the USTA/ITA Northwest Men's Regional, hosted by Saint Mary's. Levie and Sherbakov advanced to the doubles round of 32 while Luba and Thorp were set to compete in the doubles consolation third round before rain halted play at the regional tournament.