Amon wins on day one of WFU Fall Invite

Friday, October 12, 2012

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (Oct. 12, 2012) – Sophomore Fernando Amon (Buenos Aires, Argentina) defeated Elon’s Ismael Sanchez 6-3, 6-4 to highlight ETSU’s performance on day one of the WFU Fall Invite.

Amon and fellow classmate Connor Knox (Bristol, Tenn.) are ETSU’s two participants in the tournament. Knox lost his opening round singles match to Norfolk State’s Peter Pello 7-6 (7-0), 6-4, and will work his way through the back draw starting on Saturday.

Amon and Knox also teamed up in the C Doubles flight, but fell to UNC Greensboro’s duo of Flynn and Mack 8-5. The ETSU tandem rebounded, winning their back draw match against Longwood’s team of Johnson and Fudge 8-6.

Aaron Wicker awaits Amon in Saturday’s D1 Singles flight quarterfinal round. First serve is scheduled for 11 a.m.

Complete ETSU Results
WFU Fall Invite – Day One
 
Singles – First Round
 
- D1 Singles
Fernando Amon def. Ismael Sanchez (Elon) 6-3, 6-4
 
-D2 Singles
Peter Pello (Norfolk St.) def. Connor Knox (Bristol, Tenn.) 7-6 (7-0), 6-4
 
Doubles – First Round and Back Draw Quarterfinal
 
- C Doubles
Flynn/Mack (UNCG) def. Amon/Knox 8-5
Amon/Knox def. Johnson/Fudge (Longwood) 8-6

ETSU fans wanting to receive Buccaneer news, score updates, in-game promotions and much more sent to their mobile device can do so by signing up for “Buc Updates.” Click here to sign up today!

For more information on ETSU women’s soccer, please visit ETSUBucs.com and click on the women’s soccer links.

Follow ETSU Athletics on Twitter Twitter and become a fan on Facebook Facebook.
MBB UNC Greensboro 80 F
Dec 13 ETSU 79
WBB Eastern Kentucky University 49 Final
Dec 13 ETSU 64
WBB ETSU 86 Final
Dec 15 Morehead State University 77
MBB ETSU 63 F
Dec 16 Eastern Kentucky 60
WBB ETSU 48 Final
Dec 19 University of North Carolina Wilmington 61
WBB ETSU 56 Final
Dec 20 Jacksonville State University 57
MBB ETSU Richmond, Va.
Dec 22, 7:00 p.m. VCU
WBB Iona College Johnson City, Tenn.
Dec 29, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
MBB ETSU Knoxville, Tenn.
Dec 31, 1:00 p.m. Tennessee
WBB ETSU Chapel Hill, N.C.
Jan 2, 2:00 p.m. University of North Carolina
MBB VMI Freedom Hall
Jan 2, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
MBB ETSU Birmingham, Ala.
Jan 5, 8:00 p.m. Samford
MBB Mercer Freedom Hall
Jan 8, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
WBB ETSU Greenville, S.C.
Jan 10, 2:00 p.m. Furman University
MBB Chattanooga Freedom Hall
Jan 10, 4:00 p.m. ETSU
WBB ETSU Spartanburg, S.C.
Jan 12, 11:30 a.m. Wofford College