Daigle Falls in NCAA Singles; Doubles Next

by Alissa Cavaretta
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Daigle Falls in NCAA Singles; Doubles Next

ATHENS, Ga. – LSU’s Jordan Daigle completed his singles career after falling to No. 32 Or Ram-Harel of Tulsa, 6-3, 6-4, in the first round of the NCAA Division I Men’s Tennis Singles Championship Wednesday morning at the Dan Magill Tennis Center.

No. 35 Daigle finishes the season with a 13-10 record and accumulated wins against six ranked opponents.

During his three seasons as a Tiger, the two-time All-SEC Second team member tallied 38 singles victories, including 13 wins over ranked opponents and one win against a top-10 opponent.

The Lafayette, Louisiana native will now look toward the doubles portion of the tournament, where he will be vying to become LSU’s first three-time doubles All-American.

The two-time All-American along with partner Justin Butsch will compete against William Blumberg and Robert Kelly of North Carolina. The Tiger duo is No. 26 in the nation and has a 15-11 record on the year while the Tarheel pair is No. 12 and has a 20-7 record.

The winner of the match will advance to face either Julian Cash and Arjun Kadhe of Oklahoma State or Brandon Holt and Riley Smith of USC.

For up-to-date information and behind-the-scenes access on the Tigers, fans can follow the LSU men’s tennis team on Twitter and Instagram at @lsutennis and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/lsutennis.

2016 Division I Men’s Tennis Championships
Athens, Georgia (Dan Magill Tennis Center)

Wednesday, May 24, 2017
First Round – Round of 64
#32 Or Ram-Harel (TULSA) def. #35 Jordan Daigle (LSU), 6-3, 6-4

Thursday, May 25
First Round –Round of 32
#26 Jordan Daigle/Justin Butsch (LSU) vs. #12 William Blumberg/Robert Kelly (North Carolina)