Olson Wins ITA Regional
September 28, 2008
The Panther men's tennis team enjoyed success at the ITA Regional over the weekend hosted by Williams. Senior Conrad Olson (Waterloo, Belgium) was on a roll at the tourney, picking up five wins en route to a win in the 56-man bracket. Olson received a first-round bye and then won five straight-set victories, including a 6-1, 6-1 win in the finals.
Sophomore Andrew Peters (Baltimore, Md.) and first-year player David Farah (Flint, Mich.) both advanced to the round of 16 before being eliminated in singles play. In doubles action, Olson and Peters were 8-0, 8-4 and 8-2 winners before falling 8-5 in the semifinal round. Sophomore Rich Bonfiglio (Bronxville, N.Y.) and first-year player Eric Vehovec (Toronto, Ont.) picked up a pair of wins before falling in the quarterfinals.