Cornelis and Morales won back-to-back matches to win consolation bracket
MOBILE, Ala. -- Lindsey Wilson College's Fernando Bogajo ended the weekend fourth in the singles while Gilles Cornelis and Fabricio Morales finished fifth in the doubles at the USTA/ITA National Small College Championship at the Copeland-Cox Tennis Center.
After winning his opening round match, Bogajo fell to Embry-Riddle (Fla.) University's Patrick Besch in the semifinals 6-3, 6-3. Bogajo -- seeded third in the eight-man tournament -- lost to University of Northwestern (Ohio) to end the tournament in fourth.
Bogajo and the rest of the field advanced to the national championships after winning their respective regional qualifiers.
Gilles Cornelis and Fabricio Morales won their fifth place match on Friday to win the consolation bracket after dropping their opening round match.
Cornelis and Morales defeated Spring Arbor (Mich.) University's Thomas Calderone and Aaron Mayes 6-1, 6-3 to finish the ITAs with back-to-back wins.
The tournament concludes the fall season for the LWC men's tennis team.