The Bucs took a 1-0 lead as they swept all three doubles matches. In the No. 1 position Travis Sandlant (Werribee, Australia) and Alex Ahlgren (Tyreso, Sweden) breezed by Filip Kricka and Marcus Echtler, 8-2 while Enrique Olivares (Puerto Ordaz, Venezuela) and Sebastian Serrano (Cartagena, Colombia) defeated Joey Jones and Serguei Boulanov, 8-3 in the second slot. In the No. 3 position Lisandro Picardo (
In singles, Predrag Burmazovic (
Competing in the No. 3 slot, Serrano fell in a tough match to Filip Kricka, 7-6, 7-6, after experiencing back spasms and problems with his knees, arms, and wrists.
"I believe we played an extremely solid match. We didn't get to play much on the courts where we were supposed to play but the guys came out and preformed extremely well. It's a solid conference win and I hope that we can continue to play this way for the rest of the year," said head coach Yaser Zaatini.
The Bucs will make their way back to
#56 ETSU 6, Stetson 1
No. 1- Predrag Burmazovic (ETSU) def. Marcus Echtler (SU) 6-7, 6-0, 10-4
No. 2- Enrique Olivares (ETSU) def. Hicham Laalej (SU) 6-0, 6-3
No. 3- Filip Kricka (SU) def. Sebastian Serrano (ETSU) 7-6, 7-6
No. 4- Felix Insaurralde (ETSU) def. Serguei Boulanov (SU) 7-5, 6-1
No. 5- Lisandro Picardo (ETSU) def. Joey Jones (SU) 6-1, 6-3
No. 6- Alex Ahlgren (ETSU) def. Peter Dzuba (SU) 6-2, 6-0
No. 1- Ahlgren/Sandlant (ETSU) def. Kricka/Echtler (SU) 8-2
No. 2- Olivares/Serrano (ETSU) def. Jones/Boulanov (SU) 8-3
No. 3- Picardo/Isaza (ETSU) def. Dzuba/Stamp (SU) 8-4