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TLU Men's Tennis concludes 2019 fall season with play at ITA Regional Championships

Johari Dramiga
Johari Dramiga
GEORGETOWN, Texas -- Texas Lutheran Men's Tennis competed Thursday through Sunday at the 2019 Intercollegiate Tennis Association's Southwest Regional Championships, hosted by Southwestern University.
 
Johari Dramiga (San Antonio/East Central) and Joshua Bowman (San Antonio/Clark) each won matches in the main draw of "D" Flight singles and "E" Flight singles, respectively, and Bowman advanced to the "E" Flight championship match.
 
Dramiga won his opening match 6-4, 4-6, 1-0 (10-4) in a third-set, 10-point tiebreaker against Mary Hardin-Baylor's Brandon Huckabee. Dramiga played another three-set, 10-point tiebreaker match in the "D" semifinal round, falling 2-6, 6-3, 1-0 (10-8) to Jonah McGinty of LeTourneau.
 
Bowman won three matches, all in straight sets, before dropping the "E" Flight final 6-3, 6-3 to Mario Gallinar of Schreiner. Bowman's three wins came by scores of 6-2, 6-2 against Chris Corbett of Schreiner, 6-0, 6-3 against Dale Wallace of LeTourneau, and 6-4, 6-1 against Peter Ellwanger of St. Thomas (Texas).
 
Bowman and Simon Carandang (Baguio City, Philippines/Austin Akins) reached the "D" Flight doubles final. Bowman and Carandang won a couple of matches in the draw before falling 8-4 in the final to Martinez/Naiser of Concordia Texas.

Dristan Weaver (Schertz/Clemens) won two matches in the "E" Flight consolation bracket.