ETSU men's tennis falls to No. 33 Tennessee, 6-1

Thursday, February 15, 2007

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (February 15, 2007) - The No. 42 ETSU men's tennis team fell to the No. 33 Tennessee Volunteers today, at the Goodfriend Indoor Tennis Center in Knoxville. ETSU falls to 8-3 on the year while Tennessee improves to 4-2.

 

The Vols jumped out to an early 1-0 lead as they took the doubles point. Alex Ahlgren (Tyreso, Sweden) and Travis Sandlant (Werribee, Australia) fell to the No. 5 ranked duo of Bobby Cameron and Kaden Hensel in the No. 1 position, 8-2 , while Felix Insaurralde (Asuncion, Paraguay) and Lisandro Picardo (Mar del Plata, Argentina) fell to No. 34 ranked team of Adam Hubble and Ben Rogers, 8-4 in the No. 2 position. The Bucs picked up a win in the No. 3 position as Enrique Olivares (Puerto Ordaz, Venezuela) and Sebastian Serrano (Cartagena, Colombia) defeated Davey Sandgren and Kiril Tcherveniachki, 8-5.

 

The Bucs fought hard as they were able to take matches to three sets in several positions. In the No. 1 position Predrag Burmazovic (Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro) fell to No. 24 Bobby Cameron, 6-4, 7-6. Senior Felix Insaurralde fell to No. 35 Kaden Hensel in three sets, 6-1, 3-6, 6-2 in the No. 2 position, while Enrique Olivares fell to Davey Sandgren, 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 in the No. 3 slot.

 

In the No. 4 position, Sebastian Serrano picked up the lone point for the Bucs as he defeated Derek Stephens, 4-6, 6-3, 6-1. Junior Lisandro Picardo fell in the No. 5 position to Kiril Tcherveniachki, 6-4, 4-6, 1-0, while Daniel Isaza (Medellin, Colombia) fell to Ben Rogers, 6-3, 6-1 in the No. 6 slot.

 

The Bucs will face conference foe North Florida on Sunday, February 25 at Noon. Follow all ETSU men's tennis action at www.etsubucs.com.

 

No. 33 Tennessee 6, No. 42 ETSU 1

Singles

No. 1- #24 Bobby Cameron (UT) def. Predrag Burmazovic (ETSU) 6-4, 7-6

No. 2- #35 Kaden Hensel (UT) def. Felix Insaurralde (ETSU) 6-1, 3-6, 6-2

No. 3- Davey Sandgren (UT) def. Enrique Olivares (ETSU) 6-4, 3-6, 7-6

No. 4- Sebastian Serrano (ETSU) def. Derek Stephens (UT) 4-6, 6-3, 6-1

No. 5- Kiril Tcherveniachki (UT) def. Lisandro Picardo (ETSU) 6-3, 4-6, 1-0

No. 6- Ben Rogers (UT) def. Daniel Isaza (ETSU) 6-3, 6-1

Order of Finish - 2,1,4,3*,6,5

 

Doubles

No. 1- #5 Cameron/Hensel (UT) def. Ahlgren/Sandlant (ETSU) 8-2

No. 2- #34 Hubble/Rogers (UT) def. Insaurralde/Picardo (ETSU) 8-4

No. 3- Olivares/Serrano (ETSU) def. Sandgren/Tcherveniachki (UT) 8-5

Order of Finish - 1,3,2*

 

* - deciding match

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