Botha and Doverspike Fall in ITA All-American Championships

ROLLTIDEDOTCOM Ricky Doverspike
ROLLTIDEDOTCOM
Ricky Doverspike
ROLLTIDEDOTCOM

Oct. 6, 2011

TULSA, Okla. - Senior Ricky Doverspike and junior Jarryd Botha dropped an 8-5 decision to Maryland senior Maros Horny and junior John Collins in the opening round of the doubles main draw at the 2011 ITA All-American Championships.

"Jarryd and Ricky started off great getting up 2-0," said Alabama assistant coach Bo Hodge. "They had points to go up 3-0, but just let the Maryland team back in the match. They took their foot off the gas a little, and it ended up costing them the win."

With the loss, Doverspike and Botha move on to the consolation doubles draw, which begins Friday.

Follow breaking news on the Tide on Facebook at Alabama-Mens-Tennis and on Twitter @AlabamaMTN.

RESULTS
Doubles
Collins/Horny (UM) def. Botha/Doverspike (UA) 8-5


 

 

     
    Alabama Holiday Sale