Bucs tennis defeats Mercer, 6-1

Thursday, March 23, 2006

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 23, 2006) - The ETSU men's tennis team defeated conference opponent Mercer, 6-1, today at home. The Bucs are now 15-5 on the year while the Bears fall to 7-9 with the loss. 

 

Action began with the Buccaneers claiming the doubles point with wins in the No. 2 and No. 3 positions. At the No. 1 doubles position, freshman Juan Crosa (Asuncion, Paraguay) and Oscar Posada (Valencia, Venezuela) lost a hard-fought battle to Tobias Ohrstrom and Warren Woolfolk, 8-7 (5). In No. 2 doubles, Felix Insaurralde (Asuncion, Paraguay) and Lisandro Picardo (Mar del Plata, Argentina) defeated Ryan Ingram and Nathan Starr, 8-2.

In the No. 3 position, Enrique Olivares (Puerto Ordaz, Venezuela) and Sebastian Serrano (Cartagena, Colombia) defeated Mario Gil and Chapman Mitchell, 8-0.

 

ETSU again dominated in singles action, sweeping four of the six matches in straight sets. In No. 1 singles, Oscar Posada defeated Tobias Ohrstrom, 6-3, 6-4, while Felix Insaurralde was defeated after a hard-fought match by Warren Woolfolk, 6-3, 6-7, 10-3 in the No. 2 position. In the No. 3 slot, Enrique Olivares defeated Mario Gil, 2-6, 6-0, 6-3. Juan Crosa defeated Patrick Russo, 6-2, 6-1, in the No. 4 position. In the No. 5 position Lisandro Picardo defeated Nathan Starr, 6-1, 6-0, while sophomore Sebastian Serrano defeated Chapman Mitchell, 6-3, 6-3 in the No. 6 position.

 

The Buccaneers next match is scheduled for tomorrow, March 24, against Gardner-Webb in Johnson City, Tenn. at 2:30 p.m.

 

ETSU 6, Mercer 1

Singles
Oscar Posada (ETSU) def. Tobias Ohrstrom (MU) 6-3, 6-4

Warren Woolfolk (MU) def. Felix Insaurralde (ETSU) 6-3, 6-7, 10-3

Enrique Olivares (ETSU) def. Mario Gil (MU) 2-6, 6-0, 6-3

Juan Crosa (ETSU) def. Patrick Russo (MU) 6-2, 6-1

Lisandro Picardo (ETSU) def. Nathan Starr (MU) 6-1, 6-0

Sebastian Serrano (ETSU) def. Chapman Mitchell (MU) 6-3, 6-3

 

Doubles
Ohrstrom/Woolfolk (MU) def. Posada/Crosa (ETSU) 8-7 (5)
Insaurralde/Picardo (ETSU) def. Ingram/Starr (MU) 8-2
Olivares/Serrano (ETSU) def. Gil/Mitchell (MU) 8-0

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