Wood and Sharma Qualify For The ITA Atlantic Regional Tournament

Wood and Sharma Qualify For The ITA Atlantic Regional Tournament

ITA ATLANTIC REGIONAL TOURNAMENT
Blacksburg, Va. | Burrows-Burleson Tennis Center
October 18 - 22

TOURNAMENT HOMEPAGE AND DRAWS 

SCHEDULE
Thursday:
Noon - first round of qualifying singles
3 p.m. - Second round of qualifying singles

Friday:
Singles Round of 128
Doubles - First 3 Rounds

Saturday:
Singles Round of 64
Singles Round of 32
Doubles Quarterfinals

Sunday:
Singles Round of 16
Singles Quarterfinals
Doubles Semifinals

Monday:
Singles Semifinals
Singles Finals
Doubles Finals

SETTING THE SCENE
Sophomores Jackson Wood and Parth Sharma took home first place in doubles action in the Bucknell Invitational to start off the year. The Mountaineer duo downed Bucknell's Garramone and Jacobs 6-2 in the quarterfinals and Colgate's Bickel and Gupta 6-3 in the semifinals, before they topped fellow Mount St. Mary's pairing Jean Armstrong and Alonso Garcia 6-2 in the Finals.

The second invitational that the Mount competed in, the Loyola Invitational, Wood and Sharma collected their second straight first place finish to open up the fall season. In the Finals, Wood and Sharma blanked Loyola's Skyler Gates and Matt Fitzmaurice 3-0. The Mount St. Mary's pair took down the Greyhounds pair 6-3 in the doubles match, Wood topped Gates 6-3, 6-1, and Sharma edged Fitzmaurice 7-6, 3-6, 10-6. 

In this past weekend's Temple Invite, Wood added a singles flight victory over Bucknell's Ethan Jacobs (6-3, 7-5), and Wood and Sharma collected a doubles flight win over Bucknell's Ryan Jurist and Jacobs (6-4).

SEASON STATS
Singles victories: Jackson Wood (6), Parth Sharma (4)
Doubles team victories: Wood/Sharma (8)

NEXT UP
Wood, Sharma, and the rest of the Mount men's tennis team will travel to Navy for the Navy Invitational on November 9-11.