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Price Joins teammate Zguns in Qualifying Round

BY ANDRES FOCIL
Price Joins teammate Zguns in Qualifying Round
Chattanooga, Tenn. – Nathan Price moved into the qualifying rounds today after his win in the final rounds of pre-qualifying at the Icy Hot All American.

“Nathan played real solid tennis today,” head coach Robert Cox said. “He competed with lots of guts and showed great maturity in moving on to play in the qualifying rounds.”

Price played Lee Walker of Memphis in the final round of pre-qualifying. Walker went up early, but Price battled back to win the first set, 6-4. In the second set, Price stayed in control to win the match, 6-4,6-2.

Price advanced into the qualifying rounds by posting five straight victories in pre-qualifying. He will join teammate Adrians Zguns, who earned an exemption past pre-qualifying with his No. 71 Intercollegiate Tennis Association ranking, in the qualifying rounds of the Icy Hot All American that will begin on Tuesday October 7, 2003. Price will play Chris Wettengel of Minnesota at 10:30 a.m. tomorrow, while Zguns will face Josh Cohen of Miami at 10 a.m. Two more victories will secure either player a position in the main draw on Thursday October 9, 2003.

Singles:
Final Round of Pre-Qualifying:
Nathan Price def. Lee Walker(UM), 6-4,6-2



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