Men's Tennis Sweeps By Winthrop, 7-0

Friday, March 31, 2000

Johnson City, Tenn. -- The men's tennis team swept the Winthrop Eagles, 7-0, in Rock Hill, S.C. The win by ETSU improves the Bucs to 10-5 on the season.

ETSU opened the match with a sweep of the doubles matches to grab the lone doubles point. The Bucs followed up with wins in all six singles matches to record their sixth shutout of an opponent this season.

"Doubles really came together and got us started this afternoon," said ETSU Head Coach Dave Mullins. "The doubles teams are beginning to play like I feel we can and they were dominating. We had a great effort from everyone in singles. Especially Ricardo Nava coming back to win after losing the first set and Matt Keeter pulling out two tiebreakers. Tomorrow's match with Davidson will be a tough conference match and we are looking forward to that."

Singles
#1, Gustavo Gomez (ETSU) def. Gustavo Kawaski (WU) 6-3, 6-2
#2, Marcos Pavlovich (ETSU) def. Mauricio Delgado (WU) 6-3, 6-2
#3, Roberto Fernandez (ETSU) def. Carlos Hadad (WU) 6-3, 6-2
#4, Juan Yannuzzi (ETSU) def. Karim Azdad (WU) 6-1, 7-5
#5, Ricardo Nava (ETSU) def. Phillipe Fonseca (WU) 1-6, 7-5, 6-3
#6, Matt Keeter (ETSU) def. Rafael Schafranski (WU) 7-6, 7-6

Doubles
#1, Pavlovich/Fernandez (ETSU) def. Kawaski/Delgado (WU) 8-3
#2, Gomez/Yannuzzi (ETSU) def. Hadad/Azdad (WU) 8-4
#3, Nava/Keeter (ETSU) def. Fonseca/Schafranski (WU) 8-6

ETSU will return to action on Saturday afternoon at Southern Conference rival Davidson College. The Bucs are currently 2-0 in league play this season.

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Apr 25 Results
WTEN ETSU 4 Clemson, S.C.
Apr 25 Chattanooga (Semifinal) 2
SB ETSU 10 Greensboro, N.C.
Apr 25 UNC-Greensboro 12
SB ETSU 3 Greensboro, N.C.
Apr 25 UNC-Greensboro 11
MTEN ETSU 4 Greenville, S.C.
Apr 25 Samford (Semifinal) 1
BB Western Carolina 4 Johnson City, Tenn.
Apr 25 ETSU 3
MTRACK Southern Conference Championships Birmingham, Ala.
Apr 26 3 of 9
WTRACK Southern Conference Championships Birmingham, Ala.
Apr 26 3 of 10
WTEN ETSU 1 Greenville, S.C.
Apr 26 Samford (Final) 4
SB ETSU 2 Greensboro, N.C.
Apr 26 UNC-Greensboro 7
BB Western Carolina 7 Johnson City, Tenn.
Apr 26 ETSU 10
MTEN ETSU 4 Greenville, S.C.
Apr 26 Furman (Final) 0
SB ETSU 6 Boone, N.C.
Apr 29 Appalachian St. 7
BB Appalachian St. 4 Johnson City, Tenn.
Apr 29 ETSU 10
SB ETSU 14 Boone, N.C.
Apr 29 Appalachian St. 13
BB ETSU 4 Greenville, S.C.
May 1 Furman 8