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MT's Zsiga Falls in NCAA Singles First Round

Freshman Mate Zsiga bows out of NCAA Singles Championships.


Freshman Mate Zsiga bows out of NCAA Singles Championships.

May 23, 2012

Final Stats

ATHENS, Ga. - Baylor men's tennis' season came to and end today as freshman Mate Zsiga lost in the first round of the NCAA Division I Men's Tennis Singles Championships in Athens, Ga.

Playing on the Henry Feild Courts at the University of Georgia's Dan Magill Tennis Complex, the 17th-ranked Zsiga dropped a three-setter to Georgia senior Ignacio Taboada. After Zsiga won the first set, 6-4, the 52nd-ranked Taboada claimed the next two sets, 6-4, 6-2, to earn the victory and advance to the tournament's round of 32.

Zsiga, a native of Szeged, Hungary, finished the season with a singles record of 36-9, including a 15-9 mark against nationally ranked opponents. His 36 victories rank No. 10 on Baylor's single season wins list and places him No. 2 among Baylor freshmen. Former Bear Benjamin Becker registered 37 wins as a freshman in 2002, while Lars Poerschke also won 36 matches in 2005 as a rookie.

 

 

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