Westmont’s Rodrigo Schaefer will play for fifth place tomorrow morning at the ITA Small College Championships in Fort Meyers, Florida. The senior will take on Fernando Bogajo of Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) in a match scheduled for 8:00 a.m. EDT.
Schaefer opened singles play yesterday with a 6-4, 6-3 loss to Aaron Hendrick of Aquinas (Mich.) in a quarterfinal match. In the consolation semifinals today, Schaefer notched a 6-4. 3-6, 6-2 win over Birkir Gunnarson of Graceland (Iowa).
In the doubles bracket, Schaefer and Joshua Barnard fell in yesterday’s quarterfinals 6-4, 6-4 to Nicholas Pinones-Haltenhoff and Miguel Grifol of Auburn-Montgomery (Ala.). The Westmont duo rebounded in yesterday’s consolation semifinals with a 6-2, 6-1 win over Navarro Veys and Landon Williams of Olivet Nazarene (Ill.).