WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (Jan. 28, 2006) - The ETSU men's tennis team fell to No. 15 Wake Forest, 7-0 in their third match of the season. The Bucs are now 3-2 on the year while Wake Forest improves to 2-0 with the win.
Action began with Wake Forest claiming the doubles point with wins in all three positions. At the No. 1 doubles position, junior Oscar Posada (Valencia, Venezuela) and sophomore Juan Crosa (Asuncion, Paraguay) were defeated after a hard fought set by Andrew Hamar and Todd Paul 8-7 (9). In No. 2 doubles, senior Felix Insaurralde (Asuncion, Paraguay) and junior Lisandro Picardo (Mar Del Plata, Argentina) fell to Mariusz Adamski and Brett Ross, 8-3, while in No. 3 doubles, freshman Enrique Olivares (Puerto Ordaz, Venezuela) and junior Sebastian Serrano (Cartagena, Colombia) were defeated by Joe Bates and Cory Parr, 8-4.
The Demon Deacons again dominated in singles action, winning five of the six matches in straight sets. Freshman Enrique Olivares was the only Buccaneer to win a set, but was eventually defeated by Mariusz Adamski, 6-4, 4-6, 6-3.
The Buccanneers next match is scheduled for tomorrow, Jan. 29, against East Carolina University in Winston-Salem, N.C. at 9 a.m.
Wake Forest 7, East Tennssee State 0
#11 Todd Paul (WF) vs. Oscar Posada (ETSU) 6-1, 7-6
#35 Andrew Hamar (WF) vs. Felix Insaurralde (ETSU) 6-4, 7-5
#77 Brett Ross(WF) vs. Juan Crosa (ETSU) 6-2, 6-2
Mariusz Adamski (WF) vs. Enrique Olivares (ETSU) 6-4, 4-6, 6-3
Cory Parr (WF) vs. Lisandro Picardo (ETSU) 6-1, 6-2
Joe Bates(WF) vs. Sebastian Serrano (ETSU) 6-2, 6-4
Hamar/Paul (WF) vs. Crosa/Posada (ETSU) 8-7 (9)
Adamski/Ross (WF) vs. Insaurralde/Picardo (ETSU) 8-3
Bates/Parr (WF) vs. Olivares/Serrano (ETSU) 8-4