LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Evan Sanna and Antonio Manuel Marcelo finished sixth at the USTA/ITA National Small College Championships, going 1-2 in doubles action this past weekend in Mobile, Ala.
Sanna and Marcelo lost to Oklahoma Christian’s Bruno Tiberti and Martin Poboril, 6-3, 6-3, in the first round on Thursday but bounced back with a 6-2, 5-7, 10-4, victory over Bethany College’s Marcelo Alecio and Kane Olsen on Friday.
Later Friday the Cumberland duo dropped a 7-5, 7-6 (9), decision to Huntington College’s Vladislav Khudziy and Augusto Velez in the fifth-place match. Sanna and Marcelo qualitied for the tournament by winning the ITA Southeast Regional three weeks ago in Owensboro, Ky.
Complete results from the event may be found at http://www.itatennis.com/Events/USTA-ITA-Championships-Events/SmallCollege.htm.