MACON, Ga.- The Georgia State men’s tennis team sent three Panthers to the Mercer Invitational this weekend, with one student-athlete advancing to the quarterfinals and one advancing to the semifinals of their flights.
Giles Hussey played as the No. 5 seed in the Buccaneers Flight, falling 7-5, 2-6, 6-2 to No. 1 seed Olivier Stuart of Mercer. In the Panthers Flight, freshman Andrei Duarte fell in the Round of 32 6-1, 6-2 to Chris Andre of Alabama State.
Kevin Huynh advanced to the semifinals of the Jets Flight, falling 6-7, 6-3, 7-6 to Joaquin Vallejo of Jacksonville State.
In doubles play, Hussey and Huynh fell in the quarterfinals of the Cowboys Flight to Artemie Amari and Santiago Suarez of Georgia Southern. Duarte was paired with Leandro Otero of Middle Georgia, advancing to the quarterfinals of the Dolphins Flight.
The Panthers will return to the court for more tournament action at Georgia Tech for ITA Regionals beginning on Oct. 13.