Shane Falls in USTA/ITA National Indoor Semifinals
Nov. 8, 2014
FLUSHING, N.Y. – Virginia junior Ryan Shane (Falls Church, Va.) ended his fall season Saturday falling in the semifinals of the USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championships. The unseeded Cavalier had upset two seeded players to reach the semifinals.
Shane suffered a 7-5, 3-3 (default) loss to Gonzales Austin of Vanderbilt in the semifinals. After losing the first set, Shane was even in the second set when he suffered a nose bleed. When the nose bleed could not be stopped in the allotted time, the match was halted.
In doubles, Shane and sophomore Luca Corinteli (Alexandria, Va.) had their run in the consolation draw come to an end, falling 6-1, 6-3 to Kevin Metka and Ralf Steinbach of Ohio State in the consolation semifinals.
Virginia also has three players competing this weekend at the Dick Vitale Clay Court Championships in Lakewood Ranch, Fla. Junior Jonathan Cornish (London, England), sophomore J.C. Aragone (Yorba Linda, Calif.) and first-year Henrik Wiersholm (Kirkland, Wash.) are competing at the event. Wiersholm reached to the singles quarterfinals, while teaming with Cornish to reach the doubles semifinals.