Midland, Texas - Marc Herrmann advanced to the consolation semifinals to lead the Nebraska men's tennis contingent at the season-opening Racquet Club Collegiate over the weekend.
Herrman made his way to the consolation semifinals by beating TCU's Will Stein, 6-4, 7-5, before knocking off Peter Frank from Rice, 8-6 in Saturday's consolation quarterfinals. Herrmann's tournament run ended with a hard-fought, 7-9 loss to New Mexico's Mitch McDaniels.
Nebraska's Andre Stenger also made a trip to the consolation quarterfinals by defeating Texas-Arlington's Yauheni Yakauleu, 6-4, 6-2. Stenger had his singles action end with an loss to Abilene Christian's Borja Cortes, 3-8.
The Huskers return to action this weekend by traveling to the Denver Invitational, Sept. 21-23.
Racquet Club Collegiate Midland, Texas Sept. 14-16, 2012
Nebraska Results Singles (Main Draw) Marc Herrmann, Nebraska (7), bye Sam Iftikhar, New Mexico def. Herrmann, 1-6, 2-6 Consolation Herrmann def. Will Stein, TCU, 6-4, 7-5 Herrmann def. Peter Frank, Rice, 8-6 Mitch McDaniels, New Mexico def. Herrmann, 7-9
Singles (Main Draw) Andre Stenger, Nebraska, bye Hans Hach, Abilene Christian def. Stenger, 5-7, 4-6 Consolation Stenger def. Yauheni Yakauleu, Texas-Arlington, 6-4, 6-2 Borja Cortes, Abilene Christian def. Stenger, 3-8