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Bucs tennis defeats Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles, 6-1

Sunday, March 05, 2006

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 5, 2006) - The ETSU men's tennis team continued their winning ways as they defeated Tennessee Tech, 6-1. The Bucs are now 9-5 on the year while the Golden Eagles fall to 1-9 with the loss.


 

Action began with the Buccaneers claiming the doubles point with wins in all three positions. At the No. 1 doubles position, junior Oscar Posada (Valencia, Venezuela) and freshman Juan Crosa (Asuncion, Paraguay) defeated Shunsuke Shimizu and Holger Schaffers, 8-5. In No. 2 doubles, senior Felix Insaurralde (Asuncion, Paraguay) and sophomore Lisandro Picardo (Mar Del Plata, Argentina) defeated James Bennett and Juan Pablo Gomez, 8-2 while in No. 3 doubles, freshman Enrique Olivares (Puerto Ordaz, Venezuela) and sophomore Sebastian Serrano (Cartagena, Colombia) defeated Tiago Gilioli and Borja Zarco, 8-6.


 

ETSU again dominated in singles action, winning five of the six matches. In No. 1 singles, Oscar Posada was defeated by Shunsuke Shimizu after a hard fought battle, 6-3, 3-6 (6), while Felix Insaurralde defeated Borja Zarco, 6-4, 3-6, (7) in the No. 2 position. In the No. 3 slot, Juan Crosa defeated Tiago Gilioli, 6-1, 6-4. Freshman Enrique Olivares defeated Holger Schaffers, 6-1, 6-2, in the No. 4 position. In the No. 5 position Lisandro Picardo defeated Juan Carlos Rabaza, 6-1, 6-4, while in the No. 6 position Sebastian Serrano defeated James Bennett, 6-2, 6-2.

 

The Buccaneers next match is scheduled for Wednesday, March 8, to take on conference foe Stetson in Deland, Fla. at 11 a.m.


 

ETSU 6, TTU 1

Singles
Shunsuke Shimizu (TTU) def. Oscar Posada (ETSU) 6-3, 3-6 (6)
Felix Insaurralde (ETSU) def.  Borja Zarco (TTU) 6-4, 3-6, (7)
Juan Crosa (ETSU) def. Tiago Gilioli (TTU) 6-1, 6-4
Enrique Olivares (ETSU) def. Holger Schaffers (TTU) 6-1, 6-2
Lisandro Picardo (ETSU) def. Juan Carlos Rabaza (TTU) 6-1, 6-4
Sebastian Serrano (ETSU) def. James Bennett (TTU) 6-2, 6-2


Doubles

Posada/Crosa (ETSU) def. Shimizu/Schaffers (TTU) 8-5
Insaurralde/Picardo (ETSU) def. Bennett/Gomez (TTU) 8-2
Olivares/Serrano (ETSU) def. Gilioli/Zarco (TTU) 8-6