SDSU's Maiberger Advances to Western Regional Final

Oct. 26, 2002

SAN DIEGO - San Diego State senior Oliver Maiberger is one victory away from defending his title at the Omni Hotel Western Regional Championship in Las Vegas.

On Saturday, the top-seeded Maiberger defeated his teammate, 12th-seeded Daniel Jung, 6-2, 6-4, to advance to the championship match. He will face the seventh-seed, Bart Scott from New Mexico in tomorrow's final.

Maiberger is yet to drop a set in advancing to the championship match.

In doubles action, the Aztec duo of Felix Hardt and Valentino Pest, seeded third, lost to second-seeded Carlos Lozano and Erik Nyman of Brigham Young, 8-5 in the semifinal round. The Cougar doubles team claimed the doubles title later in the day.

In consolation action, Gabe Coren rebounded from his loss in the main draw to defeat Roeland Brateanu, 6-2, 6-1.

The tournament concludes on Sunday.

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