LSU's Tam Trinh
Photo by:Hilary Scheinuk, LSU Athletics Student Photographer
Doubles Pair Falls in ITA Qualifying Draw
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Published: October 01, 2013, 08:52 PM (CT)
by Palmer Black , Student Assistant SID

TULSA, Okla. – The LSU men’s tennis team was represented in doubles this afternoon at the 2013 ITA All-American Championships, hosted by the University of Tulsa at the Michael D. Case Tennis Center.

LSU sophomore Tam Trinh and newcomer Andrew Korinek were paired together for pre-qualifying doubles and faced off against William Albanese and Diego Soto of Miami in the first round.

The LSU duo emerged victorious with an 8-3 win and squared off against Clemson’s Hunter Harrington and Dominique Maden in the second round. Trinh and Korinek’s run ended with a tightly contested 8-5 loss to Harrington and Maden.

The main draw of the ITA All-American Championships is set to begin on Thursday, October 3 with junior Chris Simpson representing the Tigers in singles.

Follow the ITA on Twitter, @ITAtennis, for updates and news from Tulsa or search for the hashtag #TulsaITA to find other tweets from those tweeting the events from the ITA Men's All-American Championships. Check out the ITA Facebook page or the 2013 All-American Championships webpage for more updates.

For up-to-date information and behind the scenes access on the Tigers, fans can follow the LSU men's team on Twitter @lsutennis and follow head coach Jeff Brown @LSUCoachJBrown and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/lsutennis.

2013 ITA All-American Championships
Qualifying Doubles

First Round
Andrew Korinek/Tam Trinh (LSU) def. William Albanese/Diego Soto (Miami) 8-3

Second Round
Hunter Harrington/Dominique Maden (Clemson) def. Andrew Korinek/Tam Trinh (LSU) 8-5

 

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