Francis Falls in Round of 16 at All-American Championships

Oct. 8, 2004

Chattanooga, Tenn. - Senior men's tennis player Alberto Francis, UCLA's last remaining player at the Icy Hot/ITA All-American Championships, dropped his round of 16 singles match Friday.

Francis, who won a pair of matches on Thursday, dropped a close three-setter on Friday, falling to Old Dominion's Izak Van Der Merwe, 7-6(5), 2-6, 6-4.

UCLA's Kris Kwinta and Chris Lam lost first-round singles matches on Thursday. Francis and Kwinta, the Bruins' lone team in the doubles draw, were also beaten in the first round.

Next up for the Bruins will be the Midland Invitational, Oct. 15-17 and the ITA Regionals, Oct. 21-25.

You can still follow the Icy Hot/ITA All-American draw visiting the ITA website at www.itatennis.com


EVENT INFORMATION
UCLA Health Sponsor - Event Information
Friday, Apr 01
vs. Stanford
Los Angeles, CA
W, 4 - 1
Saturday, Apr 02
vs. California
Los Angeles, CA
W, 4 - 2
Friday, Apr 08
at Arizona
Tucson, AZ
W, 4 - 0
Sunday, Apr 10
at Utah
Salt Lake City, UT
W, 4 - 0
Thursday, Apr 14
vs. UC San Diego
Los Angeles, CA
W, 7 - 0
Sunday, Apr 17
at USC
Los Angeles, CA
W, 4 - 2
Friday, Apr 22
vs. Stanford
Ojai, CA
W, 4 - 1
Saturday, Apr 23
vs. California
Ojai, CA
W, 4 - 1
Friday, May 13
vs. Weber State
Los Angeles, CA
W, 4 - 0
Saturday, May 14
vs. San Diego
Los Angeles, CA
W, 4 - 0
Friday, May 20
vs. Stanford
Tulsa, OK
W, 4 - 2
Sunday, May 22
vs. Oklahoma
Tulsa, OK
L, 3 - 4
BRUINS ON PAC-12 NETWORKS