UNC Greensboro Defeats Men's Tennis, 4-3

Saturday, March 24, 2001

The ETSU men's tennis team had their 23-match Southern Conference winning streak snapped with a 4-3 loss to UNC Greensboro Saturday afternoon.

Gustavo Gomez won his 11th straight match, as he took the first contest of the day, 6-2, 6-1. UNCG won at No. 2, 3, 5 and 6 singles to edge ETSU and improve to 9-3 overall and 4-0 in the SoCon.

Nigel Mitten defeated Marcos Pavlovich at No. 2 singles 6-2, 6-4 and John Clark downed Roberto Fernandez at No. 3 6-3, 1-6, 6-3. Juan Yannuzzi halted UNCG's momentum momentarily, defeating Marcio Torrez 6-3, 6-4 at No. 4.

Diego Goya defeated Pablo Sahagun at No. 5 6-3, 6-0 and Bo McWhorter downed Antonio Bugge 6-4, 4-6, 7-6 at No. 6.

ETSU (5-7, 2-1 SoCon) captured the doubles point with wins at No. 1 and No. 2. The Spartans' No. 3 doubles team, Goya and Mitten, defeated Sahagun and David Poole 8-3.

The Buccaneers return to action on Sunday, March 25 as they travel to Appalachian State.

UNCG 4, ETSU 3

Singles

No. 1 Gustavo Gomez (ETSU) d. Tony Mule 6-2, 6-1

No. 2 Nigel Mitten (UNCG) d. Marcos Pavlovich 6-2, 6-4

No. 3 John Clark (UNCG) d. Roberto Fernandez 6-3, 1-6, 6-3

No. 4 Juan Yannuzzi (ETSU) d. Marcio Torres 6-3, 6-4

No. 5 Diego Goya (UNCG) d. Pablo Sahagun 6-3, 6-0

No. 6 Bo McWhorter (UNCG) d. Antonio Bugge 6-4, 4-6, 7-6

Doubles

No. 1 Gomez/Fernandez d. Mule/Torres 8-4

No. 2 Pavlovich/Yannuzzi d. Tanner Haddon/McWhorter 9-8

No. 3 Goya/Mitten d. Sahagun/David Poole 8-3

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