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    Sanborn Collects Another Victory at the Singles Championships

    NUSPORTSDOTCOM Sophomore Alex Sanborn picked up two victories in the main draw consolation bracket at the Championships.
    NUSPORTSDOTCOM
    Sophomore Alex Sanborn picked up two victories in the main draw consolation bracket at the Championships.
    NUSPORTSDOTCOM

    Nov. 11, 2007

    ANN ARBOR, Mich.-- Alex Sanborn (Houston, Texas/Kinkaid) picked up another victory Sunday in the main draw's consolation bracket at the Big Ten Singles Championship when he defeated Iowa's Tommy McGeorge, 7-6(2), 6-1. Sanborn was then a near miss to reaching the semifinals, falling 5-7, 6-3, 1-0(4).

    On Saturday, Peter Rispoli (Naples, Fla. (St. Stephen's (Texas)) defeated Ryan Gormley of Penn State to move on to the second round before falling 6-3, 6-3 to Wisconsin's Nolan Polley.

    Sanborn, meanwhile, won the first round of the consolation bracket upsetting the No. 3 seed Jeremy Sonkin of Wisconsin, 6-0, 7-5.

    The tournament wrapped up the Wildcats fall season. NU picks up action again against Illinois-Chicago and University of Chicago on Jan. 13 at the Combe Tennis Center.