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Men's tennis downs Tennessee Tech, 4-3
Freshman Lisandro Picardo won his match at No. 5 and his doubles match with partner Felix Insaurralde at No. 2 in ETSU's win against Tennessee Tech.
Freshman Lisandro Picardo won his match at No. 5 and his doubles match with partner Felix Insaurralde at No. 2 in ETSU's win against Tennessee Tech.

Monday, February 28, 2005

CROSSVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 28, 2005) - Buccaneer men's tennis won their match against Tennessee Tech University 4-3 on Sunday afternoon at Fairfielf Glade in Crossville. ETSU's two doubles wins were the difference, as both teams won three singles matches.

            Doubles wins came from Oscar Posada (Valencia, Venezuela) and Fernando Fiuri (Villa Maria, Argentina) at No. 1 and the pairing of Felix Insaurralde (Asunción, Paraguay) and Lisandro Picardo (Mar del Plata, Argentina) at No. 2.

            In singles, wins were garnered by Insaurralde at No. 3 (6-3, 4-6, 6-2), Picardo at No. 5 (6-3, 6-2), and Sebastian Serrano (Bucaramanga, Colombia).

The Bucs now stand at 4-3 overall heading into their first SoCon match this weekend against College of Charleston on Thursday, March 3 at 2:00 p.m.

 

ETSU 4, Tennessee Tech 3

Doubles

1.  Posada/Fiuri (ETSU) d. Shimizu/Saab (TTU) 8-6

2.  Insaurralde/Picardo (ETSU) d. Panzeri/Zarco (TTU) 8-6

3.  Gilioli/Gomez (TTU) d. Serrano/Serrano (ETSU) 9-7

 

Singles

1.  Shunsuke Shimizu (TTU) d. Oscar Posada (ETSU) 7-5, 6-0

2.  Michele Panzeri (TTU) d. Fernando Fiuri (ETSU) 5-7, 7-6, 6-3

3.  Felix Insaurralde (ETSU) d. Borja Zarco (TTU) 6-3, 4-6, 6-2

4.  Tiago Gilioli (TTU) d. Moises Serrano (ETSU) 4-6, 6-4, 7-6

5.  Lisandro Picardo (ETSU) d. Juan Pablo Gomez (TTU) 6-3, 6-2

6.  Luis Serrano (ETSU) d. Javier Saab (TTU) 6-2, 7-5