#75 Bucs Tennis Defeats Citadel, 6-1

Sunday, February 17, 2002

Johnson City, Tenn. (February 17, 2002) - The 75th-ranked East Tennessee State University men's tennis team won for the second time in the same day on Sunday afternoon by downing the Citadel Bulldogs 6-1. The doubles competition was very tough. Marcos Pavlovich (Otamendi, Argentina) and Diego Iglesias (Mar del Plata, Argentina) edged the Citadel's Matt Stubbs and John Williams 9-8(4) to win the No. 1 position. Roberto Fernandez (Cuernavaca, Mexico) and Pablo Sahagun (Cuernavaca, Mexico) took the No. 2 match 8-1 over Ben Fortune and David Scates. The Bulldogs did pull out a doubles win when Citadel's Lawrence Tere and John Doughtery defeated ETSU's Alejandro Salazar (Arequipa, Peru) and Federico Ochoa (Manizales, Colombia). In singles action, Stubbs defeated Pavlovich in two tough sets, 6-2 and 6-3, to win in the No. 1 position. Sahagun finished Fortune in two sets, 6-3 and 6-1, in the No. 2 spot. Salazar struggled in his first set against Tere but came back to win in three sets, 4-6, 6-3 and 6-1. Citadel's Doughtery fell to Fernandez, 6-1 and 6-1. Iglesias continues his singles win streak by defeating Scates, 6-1 and 6-1. Serrano won his second match of the season with a win over Sebastian Padron, 6-1 and 6-1. Citadel - 1, ETSU - 6 Doubles: 1) Marcos Pavlovich/Diego Iglesias (ETSU) def. Matt Stubbs/John Williams (Citadel) 9-8(4) 2) Roberto Fernandez/Pablo Sahagun (ETSU) def. Ben Fortune/David Scates (Citadel) 8-1 3) Lawrence Tere/John Doughtery (Citadel) def. Alejandro Salazar/Federico Ochoa (ETSU) 9-8(3) Singles: 1) Sebastian Padron (Citadel) def. Marcos Pavlovich (ETSU) 6-2, 6-3 2) Pablo Sahagun (ETSU) def. Ben Fortune (Citadel) 6-3, 6-1 3) Alejandro Salazar (ETSU) def. Lawrence Tere (Citadel) 4-6, 6-1, 6-2 4) Roberto Fernandez (ETSU) def. John Doughtery (Citadel) 6-1, 6-1 5) Diego Iglesias (ETSU) def. David Scates (Citadel) 6-1, 6-1 6) Moises Serrano (ETSU) def. Sebastian Padron (Citadel) 6-1, 6-1 Team Records: Citadel (4-2) ETSU (3-1)
Follow ETSU Athletics on Twitter Twitter and become a fan on Facebook Facebook.
WBB High Point University 76 Final
Nov 17 ETSU 84
MBB Virginia-Wise 66 F
Nov 18 ETSU 111
WBB Appalachian State University 76 Final
Nov 19 ETSU 70
WBB ETSU 79 Final
Nov 21 Saint Francis University 63
VB ETSU Greensboro, N.C.
Nov 22, 12:00 p.m. No. 5 Western Carolina (SoCon Quarterfinal)
MBB UNC Asheville 87 F
Nov 22, 12:00 p.m. ETSU 98
MBB ETSU 69 F
Nov 24, 12:00 p.m. Winthrop 64
WBB ETSU 69 Final
Nov 24, 12:00 p.m. Indiana State University 76
WBB ETSU 69 Final
Nov 26, 12:00 p.m. Indiana University 97
WBB ETSU Blacksburg, Va.
Nov 29, 5:00 p.m. Virginia Tech University
MBB ETSU Morehead, Ky.
Dec 1, 7:00 p.m. Morehead State
WBB ETSU Fairfax, Va.
Dec 3, 5:00 p.m. George Mason University
MBB Western Carolina Freedom Hall
Dec 3, 8:00 p.m. ETSU
WBB ETSU Huntsville, Ala.
Dec 6, 6:00 p.m. Alabama A&M University
MBB UNC Greensboro Freedom Hall
Dec 13, 4:00 p.m. ETSU
WBB Eastern Kentucky University Johnson City, Tenn.
Dec 13, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
WBB ETSU Morehead, Ky.
Dec 15, 12:00 p.m. Morehead State University
MBB ETSU Richmond, Ky.
Dec 16, 7:00 p.m. Eastern Kentucky