Johnson City, Tenn. -- The East Tennessee State men's tennis team took four of six singles matches in straight sets as they blanked The Citadel 7-0 in men's tennis action from Charleston, S.C.
The Bucs Gustavo Gomez kept his winning streak alive by taking his 17th straight match over Matt Stubbs 6-3,6-3 at No.1 singles. No. 2 singles saw Pablo Sahagun defeat Eddie Almada 6-1,4-6,6-0. Juan Yannuzzi also continued his winning ways by taking his 12th match in 13 tries by defeating John Williams 4-6,6-0,6-0. No.4 singles saw Roberto Fernandez take care of Ben Fortune 6-4,6-1. Antonio Bugge won his match at No. 5 singles over John Doughtery 6-2,6-2. Francisco Diaz rounded out singles competition by defeating David Scates 6-0,6-2 at No.6 singles. The Bucs also swept all three doubles matches to win the doubles point.
With the win, the Bucs improve to 8-7 overall and 5-1 in Southern Conference play.
Singles 1. Gustavo Gomez (ETSU) def. Matt Stubbs (The Citadel) 6-3,6-3 2. Pablo Sahagun (ETSU) def. Eddie Almada (The Citadel) 6-1,4-6,6-0 3. Juan Yannuzzi (ETSU) def. John Williams (The Citadel) 4-6, 6-0, 6-0 4. Roberto Fernandez (ETSU) def. Ben Fortune (The Citadel) 6-4, 6-1 5. Antonio Bugge (ETSU) def. John Doughtery (The Citadel) 6-2,6-2 6. Francisco Diaz (ETSU) def. David Scates (The Citadel) 6-0,6-2
Doubles 1. Gomez/Fernandez (ETSU) def. Williams/Stubbs (The Citadel) 9-8 2. Yannuzzi/Diaz (ETSU) def. Almada/Fortune (The Citadel) 8-4 3. Sahagun/David Poole (ETSU) def. Doughtery/Scates (The Citadel) 8-4