Lugo and Gonzalez pick up wins, but Bucs fall to Wisconsin
Lugo and Gonzalez pick up wins, but Bucs fall to Wisconsin
Saturday, February 3, 2018

ETSU plays fifth consecutive road match

MADISON, Wis. (Feb. 3 2018) –The ETSU men’s tennis team played their fifth consecutive match on the road and fell to Wisconsin 4-2 at the Nielson Tennis Stadium.

The Bucs were swept in doubles action, as Wisconsin was able to get the advantage and earned the doubles point. Wisconsin grabbed a singles win to add to their campaign, but David Gonzalez (Barcelona, Spain) defeated Chase Colton 6-2, 6-2 to put the Bucs on the board. ETSU kept things rolling after Juan Lugo (Maracay, Venezuela) defeated Lamar Remy 7-6, 6-3 to tie the match. At the No. 4 spot, Frazier Rengifo (Cali, Colombia) put up a fight and pushed a third set, but fell 6-2, 4-6, 6-3 to Daniel Soyfer. Miguel Este (Caracas, Venezuela) battled through a tough set, but was defeated 2-6, 7-6 (8-6), 6-0. Robert Herrera (Barcelona, Spain) was in the middle of a three-set battle, but Wisconsin picked up the win before he was able to finish.  

ETSU will continue to play on the road when they travel to take on VCU next Saturday, Feb. 10 at 10:00 a.m.

RESULTS

Singles competition

  1. Chema Carranza (WIS) def. Robert Herrera (ETSUM) 6-4, 5-7, 5-2
  2. Juan Lugo (ETSUM) def. Lamar Remy (WIS) 7-6, 6-3
  3. Josef Dodridge (WIS) def. Sergi Fontcuberta (ETSUM) 6-0, 6-0
  4. Daniel Soyfer (WIS) def. Frazier Rengifo (ETSUM) 6-2, 4-6, 6-3
  5. David Gonzalez (ETSUM) def. Chase Colton (WIS) 6-3, 6-2
  6. Jesper Freimuth (WIS) def. Miguel Este (ETSUM) 2-6, 7-6 (8-6), 6-0

 Doubles competition

  1. Lamar Remy/Chase Colton (WIS) def. Juan Lugo/Frazier Rengifo (ETSUM) 5-2
  2. Chema Carranza/Jesper Freimuth (WIS) def. Robert Herrera/Tasei Miyamoto (ETSUM) 6-2
  3. Josef Dodridge/Daniel Soyfer (WIS) def. Sergi Fontcuberta/Miguel Este (ETSUM) 6-1

Match Notes:

East Tennessee State 2-3

Wisconsin 2-2

Order of finish: Doubles (3,2); Singles (3,5,2,4,6)

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