Bears Advance to Doubles Round of 16 in La Jolla
Courtesy: Cal Athletics  
Release:  03/01/2013

March 1, 2013

LA JOLLA, Calif. - The Cal duo of senior co-captain Christoffer Konigsfeldt and junior Campbell Johnson advanced to the round of 16 in men's open doubles in the Pacific Coast Doubles Tournament on Friday at the La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club. After winning two earlier matches, the co-No. 1 seeded team of Johnson and Konigsfeldt beat ninth-seeded Del Nunzio/Campbell of Oklahoma State, 7-5, 6-3, in the round of 32 and will next play the sixth-seeded Pepperdine team of Sebastian Fanselow and Alex Sarkissian at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 2.

A total of three Cal teams reached the open doubles round of 32. The duo of Cal junior Ben McLachlan and freshman Mads Engsted was one of them, but the third-seeded Bears fell to the team of Fresno State head coach Evan Austin and former Fresno State player David Ayoun, 7-5, 6-3. The Cal team of sophomore Nikhil Jayashankar and freshman Wyatt Houghton lost to USC's fifth-seeded Max de Vroome and Eric Johnson.

Sophomore Gregory Bayane teamed up with Cal assistant coach Tyler Browne in the open doubles competition, but they lost to Stanford's ninth-seeded Maciek Romanowicz/Robert Stineman, 6-2, 6-3, in the round of 64.

For more information - including complete results - please visit the tournament website.

The Pacific Coast Doubles Tournament continues on Saturday, March 2, and ends on Sunday, March 3.