No. 57 ETSU shuts out Wofford, 7-0
Senior Rogerio Ribeiro clinched the match for the Bucs
No. 57 ETSU shuts out Wofford, 7-0
Friday, March 25, 2016

Bucs notch 22nd straight conference win with the victory over the Terriers

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 25, 2016) – The 57th-ranked ETSU men’s tennis team maintained its dominance in conference matches Friday as it shut out Wofford, 7-0. The victory over the Terriers marks the 22nd straight win for the Bucs in conference matches dating back to March 22, 2013.

“It was a solid performance today,” said ETSU Head Coach Yaser Zaatini. “We didn’t let any matches get out of our hands and it is always uplifting to get a conference win.”

The Bucs started fast against Wofford winning two and leading a third doubles contest. Following the quick start, ETSU clinched the match when Rogerio Ribeiro (Sao Paulo, Brazil) defeated Parks Thompson: 6-0, 6-2. It is the fifth straight win for the Bucs, which is their longest winning streak this season.

ETSU, now 8-5 overall and 2-0 in conference play, will continue this two-match home stand Saturday with a match against UNCG with the first serve scheduled for 2:30 p.m.


Singles competition

1. #88 David Biosca (ETSU) def. Haris Poric (WOF) 6-2, 6-4

2. Rogerio Ribeiro (ETSU) def. Parks Thompson (WOF) 6-0, 6-2

3. Diego Nunez (ETSU) def. David Sklar (WOF) 6-2, 6-3

4. Robert Herrera (ETSU) def. Alan Poric (WOF) 6-1, 7-6

5. Sebastian Yllera (ETSU) def. Kyle Barr (WOF) 6-3, 6-3

6. Ismael Merino (ETSU) def. Parks Schoen (WOF) 6-1, 6-2


Doubles competition

1. #55 David Biosca/Rogerio Ribeiro (ETSU) def. Haris Poric/Parks Thompson (WOF) 6-3

2. Diego Nunez/Robert Herrera (ETSU) def. Trevor Gotkowski/David Sklar (WOF) 5-3

3. Ismael Merino/Sebastian Yllera (ETSU) def. Andrew Graham/Alan Poric (WOF) 6-3



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