Bucs tennis looks for first A-Sun championship, four named All-Conference selections

Thursday, April 19, 2007

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 19, 2007) - The ETSU men's tennis team will look earn their first ever Atlantic Sun title this weekend during the General Shale Brick Atlantic Sun Conference Tournament at the ETSU Tennis Center. The Bucs (20-4, 8-0), enter the tournament as the No. 1 seed for the second straight year.


This will be ETSU's second appearance in the A-Sun tournament. The Bucs will be looking to avenge last year's 4-2 loss to Belmont in the semifinals. They are set to face No. 8 Lipscomb on Friday, April 20 at 9 a.m. They dropped the Bisons 6-1 on February 4. The match will take place at the ETSU Tennis Center.


Should the Bucs advance to the semi-finals they will take on either No. 4 Gardner Webb or No. 5 Jacksonville. ETSU has already faced both teams this season defeating Jacksonville, 7-0 on March 21 and dropping Gardner Webb, 7-0 on March 27.


On Thursday night's conference banquet four Buccaneers were honored by the A-Sun office. Sophomore Enrique Olivares (Puerto Ordaz, Venezuela) and junior Predrag Burmazovic (Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro) were both named to the Atlantic Sun All-Conference First team, while senior Felix Insaurralde (Asuncion, Paraguay) was named to the All-Conference Second Team. Freshman Daniel Isaza (Medellin, Colombia) was named an All-Freshman Team selection.


Results from the General Shale Brick Atlantic Sun Conference Tournament can be found at www.ETSUBucs.com or www.atlanticsun.org.

Follow ETSU Athletics on Twitter Twitter and become a fan on Facebook Facebook.
WSOC Alabama A&M 0 F
Sep 4 ETSU 12
VB ETSU 2 Fairfax, Va.
Sep 5 The College of William and Mary 3
VB ETSU 3 Fairfax, Va.
Sep 5 George Mason University 0
VB ETSU 1 Fairfax, Va.
Sep 6 University of Maryland 3
VB ETSU 3 Fairfax, Va.
Sep 6 Lehigh University 0
MSOC Radford 1 F
Sep 6 ETSU 0
Sep 7 Francis Marion
MTEN ETSU Athens, Ga.
Sep 12 Southern Intercollegiate Invitational
Sep 12 Elon Fall Invitational
Sep 12 George Washington 3
VB ETSU 0 Nashville, Tenn.
Sep 12 University of Utah 3
Sep 13 Elon Fall Invitational
WGOLF Mary Fossum Invitational East Lansing, Mich.
Sep 13 7th of 15
Sep 13 Southern Intercollegiate Invitational
VB ETSU 1 Nashville, Tenn.
Sep 13 Lipscomb University 3
VB ETSU 3 Nashville, Tenn.
Sep 13 Georgia Tech 2