Oct. 31, 2004
Rogers won his second match of the tournament by defeating Vanderbilt's Andy Mack 6-4, 3-6, (11-9). Martin playing on the court next to Rogers held on to beat Vanderbilt's Ryan Preston 6-4, 1-6, (10-8).
Ockie Oosthuizen playing a ranked opponent for the third straight day fell to Vanderbilt's Scott Brown 6-3, 1-6, 6-4. Oosthuizen rallied from a 4-1 deficit in the third set to tie it at four but could not finish the rally dropping the last two games. Kiril Tcherveniachki playing a ranked opponent for the second straight day battled Matt Lockin to the very end but could not capture a victory. The UT sophomore raced ahead in the second set but could not hold the lead and ultimately succumbed to Lockin 6-4, 7-5.
Oosthuizen and Rogers encountered MTSU's Brandon Allan and Kai Schledorn in doubles. The match was very close and was last tied at six but MTSU won the final 2 games to capture the victory. Martin and Tcherveniachki teamed up in the other doubles match and fell to MTSU's Greg Pollack and Anant Sitaram 8-5.
The Vols next appearance will be Nov. 5-7 at the UNLV Fall Classic in Las Vegas, Nev.
UT Fall Classic - Sun., Oct. 31
Rawl Martin (UT) def. Ryan Preston (VU) 6-4, 1-6, (10-8)
Ben Rogers (UT) def. Andy Mack (VU) 6-4, 3-6, (11-9)
No. 35 Scott Brown (VU) def. No. 99 Ockie Oosthuizen (UT) 6-3, 1-6, 6-4
No. 62 Matt Lockin (VU) def. Kiril Tcherveniachki (UT) 6-4, 7-5
No. 19 Allan/Schledorn (MTSU) def. Oosthuizen/Rogers (UT) 8-6
Pollack/Sitaram (MTSU) def. Martin/Tcherveniachki (UT) 8-5