Oct. 5, 2012
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - The Coastal Carolina men's tennis team advanced two singles players and two doubles pairs in the first day of competition at the University of Virginia Fall Classic.
Kusuda faced Alon Faiman of College of Charleston in the round of eight after having a first round bye. After dropping the first set 3-6, Kusuda rallied to take the next two sets 6-1, 6-4.
Yedigarian downed Rob Stirling of JMU 6-2, 6-4 in the first round before defeating Liberty's Siim Tuus 6-2, 6-3.
Yedigarian and Matias Di Pasquale also recorded an opening round victory over Binghamton's Robin Lesage and Eliott Hureau.
"This is a strong tournament and I was happy with our overall play," said head coach Chris Powers. "This weekend is all about improving for the regional championships coming up so every main draw and back draw match has important meaning this weekend."
All Coastal players will return to action on Saturday for day two of the tournament.