Tennis Duo Set for ITA Qualifying; Arias Ousted

by Palmer Black
Doubles Qualifying Draw +0
Tennis Duo Set for ITA Qualifying; Arias Ousted

TULSA, Okla. – LSU sophomore Boris Arias was eliminated in the final round of singles pre-qualifying with a 6-1, 7-6(4) loss to Oklahoma’s Austin Siegel at the 2013 ITA All-American Championships hosted by the University of Tulsa at the Michael D. Case Tennis Center.

Arias started pre-qualifying off with a 7-5, 6-3 win over Old Dominion’s Jonas Kuwert. He followed up this performance with a 7-5, 6-1 victory over Nils Schuhmann of the University of Hawaii at Manoa. In the third round, Arias also came away with a victory, taking down Kevin Metka of Ohio State 3-6, 6-4, 6-4.

Qualifying for doubles is set to get underway today and the Tigers will have one doubles pair competing.

Transfer Andrew Korinek and sophomore Tam Trinh will square off against William Albanese and Diego Soto of Miami.

Follow the ITA on Twitter, @ITAtennis, for updates and news from Tulsa or search for the hashtag #TulsaITA to find other tweets from those tweeting the events from the ITA Men’s All-American Championships. Check out the ITA Facebook page or the 2013 All-American Championships webpage for more updates.

For up-to-date information and behind the scenes access on the Tigers, fans can follow the LSU men’s team on Twitter @lsutennis and follow head coach Jeff Brown @LSUCoachJBrown and on Facebook at

2013 ITA All-American Championships
Pre-Qualifying Singles
Day Three

Final Round
Austin Siegel (Oklahoma) def. Boris Arias (LSU) 6-1, 7-6(4)

2013 ITA All-American Championships

Qualifying Doubles Schedule
Andrew Korinek/Tam Trinh (LSU) vs. William Albanese/Diego Soto (Miami)