(Jan. 29, 2006) - The ETSU men's tennis team recovered after yesterday's loss to No. 15 Wake Forest, to defeat East Carolina, 4-0. The Bucs are now 4-2 on the year while
The Buccaneers took the doubles point, winning two of the three matches against the Pirates. In No. 2 doubles, Felix Insaurralde (
In singles action, play was suspended early because Collegiate tennis rules dictate a neutral site match can be halted once a team clinches its fourth victory in a seven-point scoring system. The three points came from Felix Insaurralde defeating Henrique Viana, 6-3, 6-3, Enrique Olivares defeating Ricardo Barone, 6-1, 6-3, and Lisandro Picardo defeating Nick Rose, 7-6 (5), 6-3.
The No. 1, No. 5, and No. 6 singles matches, featuring ETSU's Oscar Posada, Sebastian Serrano and Matt Stanley (
The Buccaneers will take on the No. 17 University of Tennessee Volunteers Saturday Feb. 4, in Knoxville at 1 p.m.
No. 1 - Oscar Posada (ETSU) vs. Aleksey Kochetov (ECU) 6-7 (8), 6-4, Suspended
No. 2 - Felix Insaurralde (ETSU) def. Henrique Viana (ECU) 6-3, 6-3
No. 3 - Enrique Olivares (ETSU) def. Ricardo Barone (ECU) 6-1, 6-3
No. 4 - Lisandro Picardo (ETSU) def. Nick Rose (ECU) 7-6 (5), 6-3
No. 5 - Sebastian Serrano (ETSU) vs. Brian Walters (ECU) 5-4, Suspended
No. 6 - Matt Stanley (ETSU) vs. Britton Steele (ECU) DNP
No. 1 - Barone/Viana (ECU) def. Juan Crosa/Posada (ETSU); 8-5
No. 2 - Insaurralde/Picardo (ETSU) def. Rose/Walters (ECU); 8-4
No. 3 - Olivares/Serrano (ETSU) def. Kochetov/Steele (ECU); 8-4