ETSU men's tennis picks up win against Gardner-Webb, 7-0

Friday, March 24, 2006

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 24, 2006) - The ETSU men's tennis team continued their winning ways, beating conference foe Gardner-Webb, 7-0 in the Memorial Center. The Bucs who are on a 10-game winning streak are now 16-5 on the year while Gardner-Webb falls to 2-15.

 

Today's vicotry marks the third consecutive season the Bucs have gone  undefeated in conference regular season play.

 

The Buccaneers dominated the Bulldogs early, winning all three doubles matches. In No. 1 doubles, Felix Insaurralde (Asuncion, Paraguay) and Lisandro Picardo (Mar Del Plata, Argentina) defeated Taylor Ferrier and Gabe Veiga, 8-3 and Enrique Olivares (Puerto Ordaz, Venezuela) and Sebastian Serrano (Cartagena, Colombia) defeated Brad Clinard and Kim Ellis, 8-4 in the No. 2 doubles position. In No. 3 doubles, Oscar Posada (Valencia, Venezuela) and Matt Stanley (Kingsport, Tenn.) defeated Kern Phillip and Roberto Vasques, 8-5.

 

In singles action, the Buccaneers again dominated Gardner-Webb winning five of the six matches in straight sets. In No. 1 singles Oscar Posada defeated Roberto Vasques, 6-4, 6-3, while Felix Insaurralde defeated Taylor Ferrier, 6-2, 6-1 in the No. 2 slot. Freshman Enrique Olivares defeated Brad Clinard, 6-4, 6-2 in the No. 3 position. Lisandro Picardo defeated Gabe Veiga, 6-2, 6-0 in the No. 4 slot while Sebastian Serrano defeated Kim Ellis, 6-2, 6-1 in the No. 5 position. Freshman Matt Stanley defeated Kern Phillip in the No. 6 slot, 3-6, 6-0, 10-5.

 

The Buccaneers will take on former conference foe, College of Charleston, Sunday March 26, in Johnson City at 2:30 p.m.

 

ETSU 7, Gardner-Webb 0

Singles
No. 1 -  Oscar Posada (ETSU) vs. Roberto Vasques (GWU) 6-4, 6-3
No. 2 - Felix Insaurralde (ETSU) def. Taylor Ferrier (GWU) 6-2, 6-1
No. 3 - Enrique Olivares (ETSU) def. Brad Clinard (GWU) 6-4, 6-2
No. 4 - Lisandro Picardo (ETSU) def. Gabe Veiga (GWU) 6-2, 6-0
No. 5 - Sebastian Serrano (ETSU) vs. Kim Ellis (GWU) 6-2, 6-1
No. 6 - Matt Stanley (ETSU) vs. Kern Phillip (GWU) 3-6, 6-0, 10-5

Doubles
No. 1 - Insaurralde/Picardo (ETSU) def. Ferrier/Veiga (GWU) 8-3
No. 2 - Olivares/Serrano (ETSU) def. Clinard/Ellis (GWU) 8-4
No. 3 - Posada/Stanley (ETSU) def. Phillip/Vasques (GWU) 8-5

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