Friday, March 27, 2009
BRISTOL, Tenn. (March 27, 2009) - Playing its best tennis of the season the ETSU men's tennis team made quick work of Atlantic Sun Conference foe North Florida, 4-0 Friday night inside the Bristol Racquet Club in Bristol, Tenn.
The Bucs (6-7, 4-0 A-Sun) opened play rolling past UNF (9-6, 4-3 A-Sun) in the doubles portion of the match winning both its early pairs matches. Seniors Enrique Olivares (Puerto Ordaz, Venezuela) and Alex Ahlgren (Tyreso, Sweden) blew past Federico Levi and Marc Misanovic 8-5, while sophomores Charles Bottoni (Bois Guillaume, France) and Grega Teraz (Mojstrana, Slovenia) swung past Marcos Chiaretti and Kurt Gattiker.
As singles play opened No.11-ranked Olivares made quick work of Levi 6-2, 6-1 blowing a number of aces past the UNF senior during the two-set win.
Teraz gave the No. 60th-ranked Bucs a 3-0 advantage dropping senior Graham Edgar in straight sets 6-2, 6-2. Freshman Sander Gille (Kuringen, Belgium) struggled early in his match, but rallied past Ronnie Sang in No. 2 action 7-5 closing out the first set. The Buc newcomer then domainted Sang in second set blanking the UNF junior 6-0 giving ETSU the 4-0 win.
The Bucs will now return to action Saturday as the ETSU host Jacksonville at the Bristol Country Club in Bristol, Tenn.
Attached above is the final results of today's contest with UNF.For more information on the ETSU women's tennis team please visit www.ETSUBucs.com
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