Tyler, Texas - A Trinity doubles team advanced to the doubles championship, and two singles players will compete in the semifinals Monday at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Southwest Region Championships.
The singles and doubles champions of the main draws advance to the ITA Oracle Cup October 13-16 at Surprise, Arizona.
#2 seeds Wilson Lambeth and Matt Tyer defeated the third-seeded duo of the University of Texas-Tyler's Arthur Fagundes and Vinicio Hadlich 8-5 in Sunday's doubles semifinals. The Trinity tandem will take on #5 Joey Fischer and Pablo Gomez of UT-Tyler for the title on Monday.
Fifth-seeded Chas Mayer beat #2 Vinicio Hadlich of UT-Tyler 6-2, 6-2 in the singles quarterfinals Sunday.
McKenna Fujitani defeated seventh-seeded Scott Wilding of the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor (TX) 6-4, 7-5 in the singles quarters.
Matt Tyer will play for the ITA Region Doubles Championship for the second consecutive time. Last year, Tyer and former Tiger Adam Krull won the regional title, and then went on to capture the National Small College Championship.
The singles semifinals are set for 8:00 a.m. Monday, with the championship to follow. The doubles championship will be played later in the day.