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Erik Elliott (pictured) and Austin West went 2-1 at this weekend's ITA Small College National Championships.
Elliott-West Duo Takes Home Fifth Place at ITA National Championships
Release: Saturday 10/16/2010 
by UCSD
MOBILE, Ala. - The UC San Diego doubles duo of Austin West and Erik Elliott went 2-1 at the ITA Small College National Championships in Mobile, Alabama, taking home fifth place.

West-Elliott dropped their first match of the competition to top seeded Armstrong Atlantic, 1-6, 2-6, but recovered with a pair of wins over teams from Nebraska Kearney and Flagler.

In the second match of the competition, West and Elliott beat Joshua Raymond and Yeswanth Nadella of Nebraska Kearney in a tie-breaker, 6-2, 3-6, 10-5.

In the fifth-place match, West-Elliot won a tight match in straight sets over David Controne and Gino Ramirez of Flagler, 7-5, 6-4.

Elliott and West qualified for the national championships by winning the ITA Small Schools West Regional on Oct. 2.

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M Tennis at Point Loma
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