Senior Eric Robertson came through for the Gophers in Saturday's competition with a singles victory and a doubles win. Robertson swiftly defeated Nick Meythaler in singles 6-3, 6-1, and later partnered up with Clay Estes to defeat William & Mary's duo of Joe Brooks and Geoffrey Russell 8-4. Meanwhile, No. 51 Aleksey Zharinov earned an easy win over Virginia's Rylan Rizza 6-3, 6-1.
In addition to Robertson and Zharinov's singles wins, Chris Wettengel, Avery Ticer and Clay Estes each won their matches, while Nate McLain was defeated. Ticer and Wettengel along with McLain and Zharinov were defeated in their doubles match.
The tournament concludes Sunday.
Fall Tribe Classic Singles #51 Aleksey Zharinov - def. Rylan Rizza (V), 6-3, 6-1 Avery Ticer - def. Mike Duquette (V) 7-5, 6-4 Chris Wettengel - def. Chris Gonyer (V) 6-1, 6-0 Eric Robertson - def. Nick Meythaler (V) 6-3, 6-1 Clay Estes - def. Darrin Cohen (V) 6-4, 1-6, 6-4 Nate McLain - lost to Stephen Rozek (V) 2-6, 2-6
Doubles Estes/Robertson - def. Joe Brooks/Geoffrey Russell (W&M) 8-4 Ticer/Wettengel - lost to Sean Kelleher/Zack Malmgren (W&M) 8-6 McLain/Zharinov - lost to Alexander Fish/Stephen Ward (W&M) 8-6