Canes Wrap Up the Fall Season in Texas
AUSTIN, Texas – The University of Miami men’s tennis season wrapped up the fall portion of its 2018-19 season capturing a pair of back draw titles on the Texas Tennis Center courts at the Longhorn Invitational.
Competing in the Flight B Blue draw finals, redshirt junior Dane Dunlap closed out his fall campaign with a straight-set victory over Liberty’s Nicaise Muamba, 7-6 (7-4), 6-4.
In the flight D Red draw final, sophomore Tatsuki Shimamoto won his third consecutive match, with a 6-4, 6-2 victory over Louisville’s Alex Westbrooks.
In the Flight C Blue draw finals, freshman Franco Aubone picked up a first set victory over Auburn’s Tad Maclean, 7-6 (8-6). However, Aubone came up short in the second and third sets, dropping the match, 7-6 (6), 6-1, 6-3.
Facing Jamie Fraser of Louisiana in the Flight C Red Draw final, junior Stephen Madonia lost a hard-fought battle, 4-6, 6-2, 6-7 (5-7). Freshman Kaya Gore also came up short in his respective final, falling to Iowa’s Oliver Okonkwo, 6-2, 4-6, 1-6.
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