ATHENS, Ga. (Sept. 25, 2016) – The ETSU men’s tennis team wrapped up its opening competition of its fall season Sunday at the Southern Intercollegiate. The Bucs collectively posted a record of 5-4, including a 3-1 record of singles play.
All three victories ETSU posted in singles competition came in the consolation brackets. The lone Buc to compete in the quarterfinal round was freshman Miguel Este (Caracas, Venezuela) who dropped a 7-5, 6-3 decision to Miami’s Jesse Flores.
A pair of doubles teams for the Bucs picked up victories Sunday as well. Diego Nunez (Monterrey, Mexico) and Robert Herrera (Barcelona, Spain) picked up a victory in the round of 16 before falling in the quarterfinal round. The duo of Wenceslao Albin (Salliquelo, Argentina) and David Gonzalez (Barcelona, Spain) also picked up a win but fell in the quarterfinal to a duo from Ole Miss.
ETSU will be back in action Oct. 20-24 at the ITA Ohio Valley Regionals in Knoxville, Tenn.
Consolation Bracket – Diego Nunez (ETSU) def. Ricardo Jorge (Ole Miss) – 6-7, 6-3, 10-7
Quarterfinals – Jesse Flores (Miami) def. Miguel Este (ETSU) – 7-5, 6-3
Consolation Bracket – Wenceslao Albin (ETSU) def. Breno Plentz (Gardner-Webb) – 6-4, 6-0
Consolation Bracket – David Gonzalez (ETSU) def. Alberto Casas (Armstrong State) – 4-6, 6-4, 10-6
Doubles Round of 16 – Diego Nunez/Robert Herrera (ETSU) def. Sam Rice/Leonardo Menezes (Charlotte) – 6-3
Doubles Quarterfinals –  Maxx Lipmann/Elliott Orkin (Florida) def. Diego Nunez/Robert Herrera (ETSU) – 6-2
Doubles Round of 16 –  Spencer Para/Alex Ghilea (Oklahoma) def. David Biosca/Miguel Este (ETSU) – 6-3
Doubles Round of 16 – Wenceslao Albin/David Gonzalez (ETSU) def. Ricardo Jorge/Robert Mounger (Ole Miss) – 7-6
Doubles Quarterfinals – Austin Robles/Johan Den Toom (Arkansas) def. Wenceslao Albin/David Gonzalez (ETSU) – 7-5
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