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Northwest Bearcats

Press Release


Sept. 10, 2012

Bearcats shine at Washburn Invitational

TOPEKA, Kan. – The Northwest men’s tennis team was triumphant during their trip across the border for the Washburn Invitational Saturday at Seaman High School.

In the A flight, Sergio DeVilchez won the championship match against Pascal Laucht with a score of 8-3. DeVilchez, a freshman from Spain, won his first three collegiate matches en route to the title.

In the B flight, Rafael Bugiga defeated Chance Joost in the championship with a final of 8-2.

In the C flight, Luis Altimires claimed the championship over teammate Brian Heifner at 8-3.

During doubles competition, DeVilchez and Altimires gained another win with an 8-6 victory over Pawel Grzegrzolka and Rodol Gauto-Mariotti of Rockhurst University.

The Bearcats will continue play on Sept. 21 at the ITA Regional Tournament in Springfield, Mo.

For more information, please contact:

Media Relations Department, Northwest Athletics | 660.562.1118 | Fax: 660.562.1582

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