by Chuck Pool (cpool@edu) -
Mohamed Abdel-Aziz picked up his second win of the weekend to lead the Rice men's tennis team on the final day of action at the Ron Wesbrooks Invitational at the Thompson Family Tennis Center at Lamar University on Sunday.
Jacob Eskeland fell short in his pursuit of the Flight Two singles title, as Lamar's Logan Powell shook off a 6-0 first set loss to outlast Eskeland 0-6, 7-6 (3), 11-9.
The Owls will open their spring dual schedule on January 14 when they host a double header against Texas Rio Grande Valley and Prairie View.
Ron Wesbrooks Invitational
Flight One Singles
Mohamed Abdel-Aziz (Rice) def. Xavier Lawrence, (Prairie View), 6-3, 5-2, ret
Flight Two Singles
Logan Powell (Lamar) def. Jacob Eskeland (Rice), 0-6, 7-6 (3), 11-9
Flight Three Singles
Karl Mosterd (Tyler JC) def. Daniel Warren (Rice) 6-3, 6-2
Flight Four Singles
Rodrigo Yoshikata (Prairie View) def. Jared Aiman (Rice), 7-5, 6-0
Flight One Doubles
Carrillo/Postinger (UTSA) del-Aziz/Eskeland (Rice), 6-4
Flight Two Doubles
Aiman/Warren (Rice), WO