Bulldog duo nearly upsets nation's third-ranked double team, losing in three sets
27th-ranked Remi Boutillier defeats Duke's 38th-ranked Chris Mengel in first round action at the NCAA Men's Tennis Singles Championships
NCAA Singles and Doubles Championships set to begin on Wednesday, May 23
Fresno State men's tennis earned more honors this season from the ITA Regional Awards released Tuesday.
The Fresno State men's tennis team fell in the first round of the NCAA Tournament to San Diego.
Last updated on May 30, 2012
2011-12 (Sophomore): Competed in 25 dual matches... contributed to the Bulldogs' advancement in ITA team rankings to No. 14, second consecutive WAC Championship title and NCAA Tournament appearance... named first-team All-WAC in singles and doubles... ... earned All-WAC Tournament team in singles and doubles... named WAC Athlete of the Week twice... honored as ITA Northwest region's Player to Watch... earned an automatic berth to the NCAA Singles and Doubles Championships... final national ITA ranking of No. 47... reached a highest ITA national ranking of No. 43... went 33-5 overall and 21-3 on the season at No. 2 singles... topped No. 7 Pepperdine's No. 20 Finn Tearney, 6-4, 6-1... defeated No. 37 Boise State's 63 Damian Hume, 6-4, 6-3... bested No. 23 Tulsa's 75 Ashley Watling, 2-6, 6-2, 6-4, contributed to the upset over No. 9 Stanford by beating No. 75 Matt Kandath, 2-6, 6-3, 6-3... fell to Mississippi's No. 20-ranked Marcel Thiemann, 6-3, 7-6 (2), in the first round of the NCAA Singles Championships... went 19-12 overall and 15-12 on the season in doubles with partner Remi Boutillier at the No. 1 spot... final ranking of No. 58 in the country in doubles with partner Boutillier... reached a highest national ranking of No. 51 in doubles with Boutillier... Boutillier and Alcantara defeated No. 7 Pepperdine's 6th-ranked doubles team of Alex Llompart and Finn Tearney, 8-5... runner-up at the Southwest Regional Invitational in doubles with Boutillier... defeated Pepperdine's No. 14 Tearney/Clarkein semifinal of the Southwest Regional Invitational with partner Boutillier... fell in the first round of the NCAA Doubles Championships with partner Boutillier, 7-6, 5-7, 6-2, to Georgia Tech's third-ranked duo of Kevin King and Juan Spir.
2010-11 (Freshman): played in all 26 dual matches ... posted a 13-6 in singles and 15-8 in doubles in the dual season ... competed in the NCAA Tournament against No. 19 Minnesota in the first round and No. 15 California in the second round ... helped the team win the WAC Championship title ... lead to Fresno State's highest ranking in the season at No. 30 ... primarily played on court number four in singles and court number two in doubles with Jean-Charles Diame ... undefeated in WAC play in singles ... took down two of Boise State's players, Scott Sears, 6-7, 7-6 (10-7) in regular season and Filipp Pogostkin, 6-3, 6-3 in the WAC Tournament ... assisted in the sweep of Pacific, defeating Fernando Ristow, 6-4, 6-2 ... defeated nine teams by two games in doubles ... with partner Diame topped Gonzalo Escobar and Victor Manzini, 8-6 of No. 15 Texas Tech ... went 5-3 in conference play in doubles ... triumphed over California's McLachlan and Zerbini, 9-7 in the NCAA Tournament first round ... didn't compete in the fall season.
Prior to Fresno State: Won the 2009 Australian Open Boy's Doubles event and didn't lose a set in the tournament ... in 2009, reached his highest junior ranking of World No. 14
Personal: Born Feb. 4, 1992 ... parents Sarah and Francis Alcantara ... two brothers, Francis Derrick, 16 and Francis Edilbert, 14 ... enjoys playing billiards, basketball and chilling with friends ... favorite athlete Manny Pacquiao, the No. 1 pound-for-pound boxer in the world because he trains very hard and is a very down-to-earth and god-fearing person ... biggest athletic thrill is travelling around the world ... admires his mom ... chose Fresno State because he feels at home here
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