May 6, 2004
INDIANAPOLIS - The NCAA Division I Men's Tennis Subcommittee has selected 64 singles players and 32 doubles teams that will compete in the 2004 NCAA Division I Men's Tennis Championships. UCLA's Tobias Clemens has earned a No. 7 seed, while Luben Pampoulov is listed as the first alternate.
In addition to Clemens and Pampoulov, the Bruins had two doubles teams selected for the NCAA Doubles Championships. Alberto Francis and Kris Kwinta are listed as a No. 5-8 seed. Philipp Gruendler and Pampoulov also made the draw.
The singles and doubles competition will be conducted May 26-31 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, following the conclusion of the team championship (May 22-25). Each region receives automatic entry for four singles players and two doubles teams.
The subcommittee has also announced the seedings for the singles and doubles competition. The seeds are based upon competition between September 7, 2003 and May 2, 2004.
Seeds 1-8 No. 1 Brian Wilson, Illinois No. 2 Benedikt Dorsch, Baylor No. 3 Jeremy Wurtzman, Ohio State No. 4 Catalin Gard, Mississippi No. 5 Phillip King, Duke No. 6 Jesse Witten, Kentucky No. 7 Tobias Clemens, UCLA No. 8 Sam Warburg, Stanford
Seeds 9-16 listed in alphabetical order: Benjamin Becker, Baylor Lester Cook, Texas A&M Bo Hodge, Georgia Michael Kogan, Tulane Hamid Mirzadeh, Florida Doug Stewart, Virginia Sven Swinnen, Oregon Alex Vlaski, Washington
Central Mark Van Elden, Oklahoma State Bastian Faisst, Arkansas-Little Rock Nathan Price, Arkansas Dustin Taylor, Tulsa Adrians Zguns, Arkansas
Mideast Mat Cloer, Florida State Phillip King, Duke Nicholas Monroe, North Carolina Pedro Nieto, Virginia Commonwealth Scott Schnugg, Georgia Tech Derrick Spice, Wake Forest Doug Stewart, Virginia Izak van der Merwe, Old Dominion Ludovic Walter, Duke
Mountain Guillaume Bouvier, Boise State Divan Coetzee, New Mexico Henner Nehles, UNLV Eric Nyman, Brigham Young
Northeast Jamie Cerretani, Brown Jonathan Chu, Harvard Andreas Lauland, Virginia Tech David Lingman, Harvard
Midwest Jakub Praibis, Indiana Phil Stolt, Illinois Brian Wilson, Illinois Jeremy Wurtzman, Ohio State Aleksey Zharinov, Minnesota
South Central William Barker, Rice Benjamin Becker, Baylor Johan Brunstrom, Southern Methodist Lester Cook, Texas A&M David Corrie, UT-Arlington Benedikt Dorsch, Baylor Ante Matijevic, Texas A&M Alex Menichini, TCU Jacob Paulsen, Texas Tech Antonio Ruiz, Texas Robert Searle, Rice
Southeast Romain Ambert, Mississippi State Franticek Babej, South Alabama Catalin Gard, Mississippi Chad Harris, Vanderbilt Bo Hodge, Georgia Uli Kiendl, South Florida Dmitriy Koch, Tulane Michael Kogan, Tulane Claes Lindholm, Mississippi Hamid Mirzadeh, Florida Stephen Mitchell, Alabama Simon Rea, Tennessee Ken Skupski, LSU Jesse Witten, Kentucky Gabor Zoltan Pelva, Auburn
West Adriano Biasella, Southern California Tobias Clemons, UCLA Calle Hansen, Pepperdine Pedro Rico, Pepperdine Alex Slovic, Washington Sven Swinnen, Oregon Alex Vlaski, Washington Sam Warburg, Stanford Wayne Wong, California
Alternates 1. Luben Pampoulov, UCLA 2. Manuel Kost, Oregon 3. Lennart Maack, Pacific (California) 4. KC Corkery, Stanford 5. Luis Haddock, Notre Dame 6. Balazs Veress, California 7. Conor Taylor, North Carolina State 8. Tobi Klein, Alabama-Birmingham
Seeds 1-4 No. 1 William Barker/Richard Barker, Rice No. 2 Lester Cook/Ante Matijevic, Texas A&M No. 3 Bo Hodge/John Isner, Georgia No. 4 Phil Stolt/Brian Wilson, Illinois
Central Dustin Taylor/Alejandro Tejerina, Tulsa Nathan Price/Matt Simpson, Arkansas
Mideast Nicholas Monroe/Geoff Boyd, North Carolina Ludovic Walter/Jason Zimmerman, Duke Rylan Rizza/Nick Meythaler, Virginia Zolton Csandi/Izak van der Merwe, Old Dominion Nathan Thompson/Jarmaine Jenkins, Clemson
Midwest Phil Stolt/Brian Wilson, Illinois Jeremy Wurtzman/Joey Atas, Ohio State
Mountain Eric Nyman/Nima Roshan, BYU Braden Olson/Merek Gebicki, Montana State
Northeast Jamie Cerretani/Adil Shamadsin, Brown Jonathan Chu/David Lingman, Harvard
South Central Benedikt Dorsch/Matija Zgaga, Baylor Richard Barker/William Barker, Rice Lester Cook/Ante Matijevic, Texas A&M Jose Zarhi/Antonio Ruiz, Texas
Southeast Simon Rea/Damien Spizzo, Tennessee Paul Ciorascu/Catalin Gard, Mississippi Bo Hodge/John Isner, Georgia David Goulet/Michael Kogan, Tulane Bryan Fisher/Jason Hazley, LSU Rahim Esmail/Jesse Witten, Kentucky Scott Brown/Chad Harris, Vanderbilt Chris Brandi/Hamid Mirzadeh, Florida
West Alberto Francis / Krzysztof Kwinta, UCLA Sam Warburg/KC Corkery, Stanford Balazs Veress/Patrick Briaud, California Alex Vlaski/Daniel Chu, Washington O'Grady/Matalonga, Arizona Philipp Gruendler / Luben Pampoulov, UCLA Brian Morton/Jonathan Endrikat, UC Irvine
Alternates 1. Daniel Langre/Drew Hoskins, Southern California 2. Pedro Rico/Calle Hansen, Pepperdine 3. Matias Marin/Benjamin Becker, Baylor 4. Chris Westerhof/Jeff Groslimond, Florida State 5. Paul Ciorascu/Claes Lindolm, Mississippi