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    Sept. 26, 1997

    Witt and Silva Fall in Second Round of T. Rowe Price

    BALTIMORE, Md. -- Northwestern senior Alex Witt (Houston, Texas/Memorial) and junior Marc Silva (Telford, Pa./Pennridge) each fell in the second round of the T. Rowe Price National Clay Court Championship.

    Witt defeated South Alabama's John James in first-round competition (1-6, 6-1, 6-0), before falling to Illinois' Cary Franklin in the second round (6-0, 6-3). Silva took a 7-6 (6), 6-4 decision from Mississippi State's Simone Larose in the first round, and then fell to Vladmir Pavicevic of South Carolina, 6-2, 3-6, 6-1.

    The 'Cats return to action Oct. 11-19 at the ITA All-American Championships in Austin, Texas.