Morton and Endrikat to play at All-American Championships

October 05, 2002

UC Irvine junior Jon Endrikat and sophomore Brian Morton will get

an early start to their tennis season by taking part in the

Intercollegiate Tennis Association All-American Championships in

Chattanooga, Tenn.

Morton and Endrikat, who recently teamed up to win the

CHOC/Padrinos Charity tournament, have already qualified for the main

draw in doubles and will go through the qualifying tournament as


singles. Qualifying for the singles main draw begins Tuesday with the

main draw of the tournament playing Thursday through Oct. 13 for both

singles and doubles.

The doubles team of Morton and Endrikat have been ranked 23rd in

the country by the Omni Hotels Collegiate Tennis rankings. The

Anteaters' duo finished last season with a 14-8 record as a team and

earned All-Big West first team honors as a doubles team. They were

ranked 46th in the country at the end of last season.

Morton and Endrikat defeated UCI alumns Carsten Hoffman and Art

Hernandez in the finals in the finals of the CHOC/Padrinos Charity


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