Nov. 4, 2012
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Tulane's men's tennis picked up three more wins on the final day of the Crimson Tide Fall Championships at the University of Alabama Tennis Stadium on Sunday afternoon to bring the win total to 24 over the three-day tournament.
The Green Wave completed the fall season on Sunday with freshman Alex Van Cott claiming the consolation championship of the Gene Stalling Draw with a, 6-0, 6-2, over Southern Miss' Vasco Valverde. Alex completed with weekend with a pair of consolation titles after also winning the doubles title of the Nick Saban Draw with Rodrigo Rappaccioli on Saturday.
Alex's twin brother Ian Van Cott also earned a singles win on Sunday along with junior Takuma Ohashi. Ian defeated Sven Ivankovic of Furman, 4-6, 6-1, 10-6, in the third-place consolation match on the nick Saban Draw. Ohashi upended Jackson State's Phillip Barnes, 6-0, 6-0, in the third-place consolation match of the Ray Perkins Draw.
Overall this fall, Tulane collected 55 wins. The Green Wave concluded the season with 38 singles wins and 17 victories on the doubles side.
Tulane will take the next two months off before opening the spring dual match season on Jan. 26 against cross-town foe Xavier.