XU's Rahbar wins collegiate debut at UL Invitational
September 17, 2010
LAFAYETTE, La. — Freshman Amir Rahbar of Xavier
University of Louisiana began his collegiate tennis career with a 6-4, 6-1
victory Louisiana-Lafayette's Daniel Alban in C-flight singles at the UL
Invitational on Friday.
Rahbar, a 2010 graduate of Houston's Memorial High
School, was the only XU player to win in the main draw. Lamar's Denis Ermilov
defeated Steffen Giles-Osborn 7-6, 7-6 in the A-flight. UL Lafayette's Oscar
Pachon beat Sean Richardson 6-4, 6-1 in the B-flight, and UL Lafayette's Frankie
Hoar beat freshman Jonathan Aubrey 6-4, 3-6, 6-1 in the C-flight.
The tournament, the first of three for the Gold Rush
this fall, will conclude Sunday.