May 28, 2010
The Big Ten’s remaining student-athletes were eliminated from their respective draws during the round of 16 at the NCAA Singles and Doubles Championships on Friday at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex on the University of Georgia campus.
Ohio State’s Chase Buchanan fell in the round of 16 in the singles draw, losing to Michael Shabaz of Virginia, 6-2, 7-6(3). Buchanan was the last Big Ten singles player in the draw.
In doubles action, all three remaining conference teams fell in competitive three-set matches. The Illinois pair of Marek Czerwinski and Dennis Nevolo lost in the round of 16, coming up short against Virginia’s Drew Courtney and Michael Shabaz, 6-3, 3-6, 6-4. Elsewhere in doubles, the Michigan tandem of Jason Jung and Evan King fell in a tough three-set match against the Stanford team of Bradley Klahn and Ryan Thacher, 6-4, 3-6, 6-3. In another tightly contested three-set match, the Ohio State team of Buchanan and Dino Marcan fell to the Wake Forest duo of Iain Atkinson and Steven Forman, 6-4, 5-7, 6-2.
Friday’s Singles Result
Michael Shabaz (Virginia) def. Chase Buchanan (OSU), 6-2, 7-6(3)
Friday’s Doubles Results
Drew Courtney/Michael Shabaz (Virginia) def. Marek Czerwinski/Dennis Nevolo (ILL), 6-3, 3-6, 6-4
Bradley Klahn/Ryan Thacher (Stanford) def. Jason Jung/Evan King (MICH), 6-4, 3-6, 6-3
Iain Atkinson/Steven Forman (Wake Forest) def. Chase Buchanan/Dino Marcan (OSU), 6-4, 5-7, 6-2