McKie Advances At ITA All-American Championships
McKie opened his day dispatching Kevin Metka of Ohio State, 6-4, 6-2, before earning a 6-3, 6-4 decision past Harrison Richmond of Virginia.
Sophomore Alen Salibasic (Tuzla, Bosnia & Herzegovina) came up just shy in his bid to advance as Virginia's Ryan Shane bested him, 7-6 (4), 4-6, 6-3 in the fourth round.
Salibasic reached the title match of his flight downing Aliaksandr Malko of Sacramento State, 6-4, 6-2.
Singles action in the qualifying draw for Ghorbel, Goodman and McKie kicks off on Monday (Oct. 1), while Ghorbel and McKie begin doubles competition as well.
ITA ALL-AMERICAN CHAMPIONSHIPS
SEPT. 30, 2012 • TULSA, OKLA.
James McKie (DU) def. Kevin Metka (OSU), 6-4, 6-2
James McKie (DU) vs. Harrison Richmond (UVA), 6-3, 6-4
Alen Salibasic (DU) vs. Aliaksandr Malko (SACST), 6-4, 6-2
Ryan Shane (UVA) def. Alen Salibasic (DU), 7-6 (4), 4-6, 6-3