Hopkins Pushes No. 26 Wake Forest to ITA Kickoff Weekend Finals

Jan. 31, 2009

OXFORD, Miss. - The Wake Forest men's tennis team upset No. 17 Rice 4-1 in the first round of the ITA Team Indoors Kickoff Weekend on Saturday at Ole Miss. The Demon Deacons will now face Mississippi on Sunday at 2 p.m. for a spot in the National Team Indoor Final 16 in Chicago.

Wake Forest took the doubles point 2-1, with wins from Cory Parr/Steven Forman and Jason Morgenstern/Jon Wolff.

Cory Parr and Andrew Brasseaux posted wins in singles to put Wake Forest within one match win of the upset. Freshman David Hopkins added the final win at No. 4 with a 6-1, 1-6, 6-3 victory over Tobias Schiel.

#26 Wake Forest 4
#17 Rice 1

DOUBLES
1. Parr/Forman (WF) def. Scheil/Muller (RICE) 8-3
2. Rosa/Wang (RICE) def. Vogel/Salmon (WF) 8-2
3. Morgenstern/Wolff (WF) def. Tachibana/Garforth-Bles (RICE) 8-2
Order of Finish: 2, 1, 3

SINGLES
1. Cory Parr (WF) def. Bruno Rosa (RICE) 6-1, 6-4
2. Christoph Muller (RICE) def. Steve Forman (WF) 6-7(1), 6-4, 6-0
3. Andrew Brasseux (WF) def. Chong Wang (RICE) 7-5, 2-6, 6-4
4. David Hopkins (WF) def. Tobias Schiel (RICE) 6-1, 1-6, 6-3
5. Sam Garforth-Bles (RICE) vs. Joost Vogel (WF) 7-6(6), 0-1
6. Isamu Tachibana (RICE) vs. Jon Wolff (WF) 5-6
Order of Finish: 1, 3, 2, 4

Rice plays Kentucky at 9 a.m.
Wake Forest plays Ole Miss at 2p.m.
Winner of second match advances to National Team Indoor Final 16 in Chicago.
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