From OBU Sports Information

Oklahoma Baptist has advanced two men’s players into the singles semifinals, two duos into the doubles semifinals in the USTA/ITA Regional in Shawnee.

Marco Carvajal advanced to the singles semifinals with straight set wins over Josh Wehenberg of Southwestern Christian and Alfred Mohan of University of the Southwest.

Carvajal will play University of the Southwest’s Felix Singer in one semifinal match, while OBU’s Dario Macanovic takes on Marek Ondruj of USW.

Macanovic advanced with a win over USW’s Max Sladovsky and a default from teammate Kolt Byerly.

Byerly won a three-set match over USW’s Alex Sandoval. Agustin Janssen of OBU won his opener against SCU’s Matt Franks, but lost in the quarters to Singer. Francisco Da Silva reached the quarters with a three-set win over Santiago Quintero of USW before falling to Ondruj.

Bylerly and Janssen are in the men’s semifinals after beating Sladovsky and Quintero and Macanovic and Carvajal reached the semis after shutting out Mullins and Franks.

The women’s draw will have an all-OBU final in both singles and doubles.

Lili Fereirra moved to the championship with a 6-0, 6-2 win over teammate Kelsi Lord, who had eliminated OBU’s Iveth Luna in two sets. Fereirra will play Mariana Rosa for the title Saturday after Rosa dispatched Lady Bison teammate Ashlynn Abbe, 3-6, 6-4, 6-1.

Fereirra and Rosa will play Abbe and Luna in the doubles championship.

Action continues at 9 a.m., Saturday.

2012 USTA/ITA Regional
Shawnee, Oklahoma
Sept. 28-29

Women’s Singles

First Round
Kelsi Lord, OBU, def. Iveth Luna, OBU, 7-6, 6-0

Second Round
Marianna Rosa, OBU, def. Ashlynn Abbe, OBU, 3-6, 6-4, 6-1
(1) Lilian Fereirra, OBU, def. Lord, 6-0, 6-2

Championship (Saturday)
Lilian Fereirra, OBU, vs. Marianna Rosa, OBU

Women’s Doubles (Saturday)
Championship: Lili Fereirra/Mariana Rosa, OBU, vs. Ashlynn Abbe/Iveth Luna

Men’s Singles

First Round
Jacob Albritton, OBU, def. Ryan Mullins, USW, 6-4, 6-2
Max Sladvosky, USW, def. Devonte Pittman, SCU, 6-0, 6-2
Alex Sandoval, USW, def. Seth Viccio, SCU, 6-0, 6-2

Second Round
Marco Carvajal, OBU, def. Josh Wehenberg, SCU 6-2, 6-0
Alfred Mohan, USW, def. Isaiah Thomas, SCU, 6-0, 6-2
Agustin Janssen, OBU, def. Matt Franks, USW, 6-2, 6-2
Felix Singer, USW, def. Albritton, 6-0, 6-3
Dario Macanovic, OBU, def. Sladvosky, 6-0, 7-6 (7-4)
Kolt Byerly, OBU, def. Sandoval, 4-6, 6-3, 7-5
Francisco Da Silva, OBU, def. Santiago Quintero, 4-6, 7-5, 6-0
Marek Ondruj, USW, def. Brandon Patterson, SCU, 6-0, 6-1

Carvajal, OBU, def. Mohan, 6-1, 6-0
Singer, USW, def. Janssen, 6-1, 6-0
Macanovic, OBU, def. Byerly, default
Ondruj, USW, def. DaSilva, 6-0, 6-0

Semifinals (Saturday)
Carvajal vs. Singer
Macanovic vs. Ondruj

Men’s Doubles

First Round
Jacob Albritton/Francisco DaSilva, OBU, def. Brandon Patterson/Josh Wehenberg, SCU, 8-4

Marek Ondruj/Felix Singer, USW, def. Isaiah Thomas/Devonte Pittman, SCU, 8-2
Kolt Byerly/Agustin Jenssen, OBU, def. Max Sladvosky/Santiago Quintero, 8-4
Alfred Mohan/Alex Sandoval, USW, vs. Albritton/DaSilva
Dario Macanovic/Marco Carvajal, OBU, def. Ryan Mullins/Matt Franks, USW, 8-0

Ondruj/Singer vs. Byerly/Janssen
Macanovic/Carvajal vs. TBA


Ray Fink is the Sports Information Director at Oklahoma Baptist University.

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