JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 22, 2008) - In a rematch of last year's Atlantic Sun title match the 46th-ranked ETSU Bucs defeated the 59th-ranked Stetson Hatters, 6-1 on Saturday afternoon. Tiwh the victory the Bucs improve to 15-3 overall and 5-0 in conference action and claim sole possession of first place while the Hatters fall to 14-4, 5-1.
The Bucs claimed the doubles point and earned a 1-0 advantage as Enrique Olivares (
The Bucs kept the momentum going as Daniel Isaza breezed by Gokay Celik, 6-2, 6-2 in the No. 6 slot, while 95th-ranked Lisandro Picardo kept his perfect dual record intact defeating Filip Kricka, 6-1, 0-6, 6-2 in the No. 4 slot. The match was clinched at 4-0 when Predrag Burmazovic (
The Hatters earned their lone point as Hicham Laalej defeated Sebastian Serrano in a match that was defaulted.
The Bucs will be back in action on Friday, March 28 and Saturday, March 29 as they travel to
#46 ETSU 6, STET 1
No. 2- Hicham Laalej (STET) def. Sebastian Serrano (ETSU) default
No. 3- Predrag Burmazovic (ETSU) def. Joey Jones (STET) 6-4, 6-0
No. 4- #95 Lisandro Picardo (ETSU) def. Filip Kricka (STET) 6-1, 0-6, 6-2
No. 5- Oscar Posada (ETSU) def. Serguei Boulanov (STET) 6-3, 6-3
No. 6- Daniel Isaza (ETSU) def. Gokay Celik (STET) 6-2, 6-2
No. 1- Echtler/Kricka (STET) def. Ahlgren/Posada (ETSU) 9-8
No. 2- Olivares/Serrano (ETSU) def. Jones/Laalej (STET) 8-4
No. 3- Isaza/Picardo (ETSU) def. Boulanov/Celik STET) 8-3