Hilderbrand Moves on to Main Draw

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TULSA, Okla. – Trey Hilderbrand of the UCF men's tennis team advanced to the main draw at the ITA All-American Championships in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He defeated three opponents in the qualifying rounds to secure his spot in the main draw.
After Hilderbrand's win yesterday, the Knight opened play today in the second round of the qualifying singles draw. He came back after dropping the second set to win in three over Carl Emil Overbeck of Cal with a score of 6-4, 3-6, 6-4.
Hilderbrand then defeated No. 122 Blake Croyder from Georgia in the same way as he took the first in 6-3 but dropped the second set in 3-6. Hilderbrand came back to win the match with a score of 6-4 in the third to advance to the main draw.
Also competing in the second round of the qualifying singles draw, Bogdan Pavel held on to earn a big win over No. 64 Cleeve Harper from Texas, who played as the No. 13 seed in the bracket, with a 6-3, 7-5 decision. In the final qualifying round, Pavel fell to No. 112 Tristan Boyer from Stanford by a 6-4, 6-2 decision.
In the qualifying consolation draw, No. 70 Lleyton Cronje picked up a win over Rafael Marques Da Silva from Liberty in three sets, 6-3, 4-6, 6-2.
No. 88 Kento Yamada also played in the qualifying consolation draw but the match was retired due to injury and Yamada fell to No. 116 Jake Finn Bass of Baylor in 4-6, 5-2.
Wednesday, October 6 – Sunday, October 10 | Main Draw

Wed: First Round Singles and Doubles 
Thurs: Second Round Singles and Second Round Doubles 
           Consolation: First Round Singles and First Round Doubles 
Fri: Third Round and Quarterfinal Singles, Quarterfinal Doubles 
           Consolation: Second Round and Quarterfinal Singles, Quarterfinal Doubles 
Sat: Semifinal Singles and Semifinal Doubles 
           Consolation: Semifinal Singles and Semifinal Doubles 
Sun: Singles Championship and Doubles Championship 
           Consolation: Singles Championship and Doubles Championship 

Follow this link to the tournament website for results and brackets.
Qualifying Singles Second Round
Bogdan Pavel def. No. 64 Harper (Texas) – 6-3, 7-5
Trey Hilderbrand def. Overbeck (Cal) – 6-4, 3-6, 6-4
Qualifying Singles Round of 32
No. 112 Boyer (Stanford) def. Bogdan Pavel – 6-4, 6-2
Trey Hilderbrand def. No. 122 Croyder (UGA) – 6-3, 3-6, 6-4
Qualifying Singles Consolation Draw
No. 70 Lleyton Cronje def. Da Silva (Liberty) – 6-3, 4-6, 6-2.
No. 116 Bass (Baylor) def. No. 88 Kento Yamada – 4-6, 5-2 ret. [inj]
The Knights will begin play in the singles and doubles main draw at the ITA All-Americans tomorrow through Sunday, October 10, in Tulsa, Okla.
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