TULSA, Okla. — Georgia men’s tennis sophomore Nathan Ponwith, who won three-straight matches heading into Sunday’s semifinals, fell to Texas A&M’s Valentine Vacherot to end his bid in the consolation draw of the 2017 Saint Francis ITA All-American Championships.
It took three sets for 93rd-ranked Vacherot to overtake the 32nd-ranked Ponwith as Vacherot hung on for a 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 win.
The loss brings to a close Georgia’s run in this week-long event at the Michael D. Case Tennis Center. The Bulldogs had an ITA All-American-best six players who participated in either the main draw singles or doubles draw.
Saint Francis Men’s All-American Championships
Main Draw Consolation – Oct. 8, 2017
Singles Consolation Results – Semifinals
#93 Valentine Vacherot (Texas A&M) def. #32 Nathan Ponwith (Georgia), 3-6, 6-3, 6-4
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