By Bailey Turner
MINNEAPOLIS — University of Iowa men’s tennis team competed again Saturday at the ITA Central Regionals at the Baseline Tennis Center on the campus of the University of Minnesota.
After advancing to the Round of 16, redshirt sophomore Kareem Allaf dropped a 7-6(8), 6-4 decision to Tristan Meraut of Oklahoma State.
In the consolation bracket, freshman Will Davies notched a win over Barnabas Koncz of Oral Roberts (6-3, 6-4), while Jason Kerst defeated Saint Louis’ Juan Calero (6-4, 6-4).
Fans can follow results on the official twitter account of Hawkeye Tennis (@IowaMensTennis).
SINGLES ROUND OF 16
Tristan Meraut (OKST) def. Kareem Allaf (UI): 7-6(8), 6-4
Will Davies (UI) def. Barnabas Koncz (ORU): 6-3, 6-4
Jason Kerst (UI) def. Juan Calero (SLU): 6-4, 6-4
Jake Van Emburgh (OU) def. Joe Tyler (UI): 4-6, 6-4, 10-5
Branch Terell (ARK) def. Jonas Larsen (UI): 7-6 (9), 7-5
Luke Hammond (OKST) def. Josh Silverstein (UI): 7-6(1), 6-4
James Davis (OU) def. Jake Jacoby (UI): 6-3, 6-3
Alex Pozo (SIU) def. Piotr Smietana (UI): 4-6, 6-4, 10-6