Oct. 2, 2013
TULSA, Okla. - Dominik Koepfer, a sophomore on the Tulane men's tennis team, posted a 1-1 record at the 2013 St. Francis ITA Men's All-American Championships qualifying singles over the past few days at the University of Tulsa's Michael D. Case Tennis Center.
Koepfer, the 112th-ranked player in the nation by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association, opened the qualifying tournament with a, 6-4, 6-3, loss to Illinois' Ross Guignon on Sunday, but rebounded in the consolation round to defeat No. 77 Aaron Pfister of Michigan State, 4-6, 6-0, 6-1, on Monday.
"Dominik did a good job coming from behind in the consolation round to pick up a big win," Tulane head coach Mark Booras said. "He started off very tentative again but was able to turn it around this time.
"All in all, this event was a very good experience for him as he got the chance to compete on a bigger stage with the top players in the country," added Booras. "Hopefully he'll gain some confidence from it and be ready to produce some great results in the regionals next week."
Koepfer and the Green Wave will return to the courts on Oct. 10 for the ITA Regionals in Tuscaloosa, Ala.