No. 67 Men's Tennis Advances to SoCon Championship Final by defeating Appalachian State 4-0
Senior co-captain Alejandro Salazar picked up a win against ASU in Saturday's match to advance ETSU to the finals.
Senior co-captain Alejandro Salazar picked up a win against ASU in Saturday's match to advance ETSU to the finals.

Saturday, April 24, 2004

CHARLESTON, S.C. (April 24, 2004) - The top-seeded East Tennessee State men's tennis team advanced to the SoCon finals with a 4-0 win over fifth-seeded Appalachian State University on Saturday morning. The Bucs improve to 19-5 with the win, while the Mountaineers end their season with a 12-13 record. ETSU swept the doubles point with wins from the No. 2 and No. 3 slots. Playing at No. 2 Diego Iglesias (Mar del Plata, Argentina) and Moisés Serrano (Bucaramanga, Columbia) battled Jason Nius and Andrew Waters winning by a score of 8-3. Fernando Fiuri (Villa Maria, Argentina) and Felix Insaurralde (Asunción, Paraguay) took on Andrew Taylor and Dimitar Dimitrov at No. 3 and also won in an 8-3 decision. With the point secured, Oscar Posada (Valencia, Venezuela) and Alejandro Salazar's (Arequipa, Peru) match against Ben Shuster and Alex Probst was halted. The Buccaneers then picked up three singles wins from Salazar at No. 1 (6-1, 6-3), Iglesias at No. 3 (6-3, 6-2), and Insaurralde at No. 6 (6-0, 6-0) to win the match. East Tennessee State will take on the winner of the No. 3 seed College of Charleston, which defeated No. 2 seed Furman. The two teams will meet at 11:30 am on Sunday, April 25 at the Earle Tennis Center on the campus of The Citadel. East Tennessee State 4, Appalachian State 0 Singles 1. Alejandro Salazar (ETSU) def. Alex Probst (ASU) 6-1,6-3 2. Oscar Posada (ETSU) vs. Dimitar Dimitrov (ASU) DNF 3. Diego Iglesias (ETSU) def. Ben Shuster (ASU) 6-3, 6-2 4. Fernando Fiuri (ETSU) vs. Andrew Waters (ASU) DNF 5. Moises Serrano (ETSU) vs. Jason Nius (ASU) DNF 6. Felix Insaurralde (ETSU) def. Andrew Taylor (ASU) 6-0, 6-0 Doubles 1. Posada/Salazar (ETSU) vs. Probst/Shuster (ASU) DNF 2. Iglesias/Serrano (ETSU) def. Nius/Waters (ASU) 8-3 3. Fiuri/Insaurranlde (ETSU) def. Taylor/Dimitrov (ASU) 8-3
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MSOC ETSU 1 F
Aug 23 Virginia Tech (Exh.) 0
WSOC ETSU 5 F
Aug 24 Tennessee Tech 1
WSOC Appalachian St. 0 F (2OT)
Aug 28 ETSU 1
MCC Covered Bridge Open Boone, N.C.
Aug 29 3 of 11
WCC Covered Bridge Open Boone, N.C.
Aug 29 5 of 11
VB ETSU 3 Charlotte, N.C.
Aug 29 Morgan State University 0
VB ETSU 1 Charlotte, N.C.
Aug 29 California State University, Sacramento 3
MSOC ETSU 3 F
Aug 29 William & Mary 2
VB ETSU 1 Charlotte, N.C.
Aug 30 UNC Charlotte 3
WSOC Campbell 2 2OT
Aug 31 ETSU 3
MSOC ETSU 2 F
Aug 31 VCU 1
WSOC South Carolina St. Johnson City. Tenn.
Sep 2, 6:00 p.m. ETSU
WSOC Alabama A&M Johnson City, Tenn.
Sep 4, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
VB ETSU Fairfax, Va.
Sep 5, 3:00 p.m. The College of William and Mary
VB ETSU Fairfax, Va.
Sep 5, 7:00 p.m. George Mason University
VB ETSU Fairfax, Va.
Sep 6, 12:00 p.m. University of Maryland
VB ETSU Fairfax, Va.
Sep 6, 4:00 p.m. Lehigh University