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Feb. 2, 2001

FARMERS BRANCH, Texas – Fourth-year University of Virginia men’s tennis player Huntley Montgomery (Chapel Hill, N.C./Chapel Hill) was eliminated from the singles draw of the Rolex National Intercollegiate Indoor Championships by defending NCAA champion Alex Kim of Stanford, 6-4, 7-5, Friday (Feb. 2).

The Cavaliers’ Brian Vahaly (Atlanta, Ga./The Lovett School), who fell to the tournament’s No. 4 seed, Oskar Johansson from Arkansas, 6-0, 6-2, in the first round of singles, won a consolation match Friday (Feb. 2) over Mike Halperin from Cornell. Vahaly beat Halperin, 6-2, 6-4.

Vahaly and Montgomery are scheduled to play a consolation doubles match Friday night (Feb. 2).

Montgomery (UVa) def. Rene Combette (MSU), 7-5, 2-6, 6-2. Alex Kim (Stanford) def. Huntley Montgomery (UVa), 6-4, 7-5.

Oskar Johansson (Arkansas) def. Vahaly (UVa), 6-0, 6-2. Vahaly def. Mike Halperin (Cornell), 6-2, 6-4.

DOUBLES Scott Lipinsky/David Martin (Stanford) def. No. 1 Montgomery/Vahaly (UVa), 7-6, 7-6.

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