Oct. 1, 2017
By Joanne Norell
TULSA, Okla. — Through the first day of pre-qualifying singles play at the St. Francis Health System ITA Men’s All-American Championships, sophomore Guillermo Cabrera is still in contention after securing a win in the Round of 128 on Saturday at the Michael D. Case Tennis Center.
After a bye in the first round, Cabrera defeated Georgia Tech’s Phillip Gresk 6-2, 7-6(3) to advance to Sunday’s Round of 64. He will face Florida State’s Rana-Roop Singh Bhullar at noon ET.
St. Francis Health System ITA All-American Championships
Michael D. Case Tennis Center
Round of 256
Matt Gamble, bye
Grayson Broadus, bye
Guillermo Cabrera, bye
Round of 128
Guillermo Cabrera (ND) def. Phillip Gresk (GT) 6-2, 7-6(3)
Mathieu Scaglia (OSU) def. Matt Gamble (ND) 6-3, 7-5
Andy Lau (TROY) def. Grayson Broadus (ND) 7-6(3), 7-5
Round of 64
Guillermo Cabrera (ND) vs. Rana-Roop Singh Bhullar (FSU) noon ET
Pre-Qualifying Singles Consolation
Matt Gamble (ND) vs. Andres Andrade (UF), 9 a.m. ET
Grayson Broadus (ND) vs. Branch Terrell (ARK), 11:30 a.m. ET
Joanne Norell, athletics communications assistant director at the University of Notre Dame, has been part of the Fighting Irish athletics communications team since 2014 and coordinates communications efforts for the Notre Dame men’s tennis, women’s tennis and fencing programs, in addition to overseeing production of the football Gameday Magazine. Norell is a 2011 graduate of Purdue University and earned her master’s degree from Georgetown University in 2013.