Belton Tennis News

S. C. Men's Collegiate Championships September 30 - October 2, 2016

The 2016 South Carolina Men's Collegiate Championships was played in Belton September 30 thru October 2 in Belton. The tournament is presented by the Belton Tennis Association and sponsored by AnMed Health and is played in memory of Jim Russell, a long time tennis volunteer and official. 50 players representing 10 schools in South Carolina participated in this year's tournament.

The results of the championship matches were:

S. C. Men's Singles Collegiate Champion:  Diego Quiroz (Winthrop) defeated Vuk Velickovic (Coastal Carolina) 6-4, 7-5.

S.C. Men's Collegiate Doubles Champions:  Diego Quiroz & Gabriel Dias (Winthrop) defeated Vuk Velickovic & Luiz Faria (Coastal Carolina) 6-3, 6-4.

Russell Bracket Singles Champion:  Scotty Cameron (South Carolina) defeated Davied Korsten (Lander) 3-6, 6-0, 6-3. Russell Bracket Singles
Big Jim Russell AwardJoel Roberts of Presbyterian was named the 2016 Big Jim Russell Sportsmanship Award recipient at this year's South Carolina Men's Collegiate Championships. He is shown with Tournament Director Rex Maynard.
Diego Quiroz and Babriel Dias of Winthrop. Quiroz won the singles championships, and Dias teamed with Quiroz to win the doubles championship.
Vuk Velickovic and Luiz Faria of Coastal Carolina. Velickovic was a finalist in singles, and he and Faria were finalists in doubles.

Presbyterian Players

Presbyterian Players

Coastal Carolina Players

Coastal Carolina Players




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