Men's tennis blanks Norfolk State, 5-0
Federico Ochoa
Federico Ochoa

Sunday, January 23, 2005

RICHMOND, Va. (Jan. 23, 2004) - The No. 72 ranked East Tennessee State University men's tennis team defeated Norfolk State, 5-0 in the second day of the annual VCU 4-1 Invitational at the Thalhimer Tennis Center.

The Buccaneers made a clean sweep against Norfolk taking winning all five of its matches in straight sets and are now 2-1 overall to start the season.

            In doubles, action seniors Fernando Fiuri (Villa Maria, Argentina) and Federico Ochoa (Manizales, Columbia) defeated Roman DelCastillo and Stephen Charter 6-2, 6-4.

East Tennessee State collected singles triumphs from Moisés Serrano (Bucaramanga, Columbia) (6-0, 6-3) at No. 1, Felix Insaurralde (Asunción, Paraguay) (6-1, 6-2) at No. 2, Lisandro Picardo (Mar del Plata, Argentina) (6-2, 6-4) at No. 3, and Luis Sebastian Serrano (Bucaramanga, Columbia) (6-1,6-0) at No.4.

Up next for ETSU is a trip to Winston-Salem, N.C. where the team will face Wake Forest on Friday, Jan. 28 at 3:00p.m.

 

ETSU 5, Norfolk State 0

Singles

Moises Serrano (ETSU) def. Jakub Novak (NSU) 6-0, 6-3

Felix Insaurralde (ETSU) def. Milan Juricka (NSU) 6-1, 6-0

Lisandro Picardo (ETSU) def. Pavel Suchy (NSU) 6-2, 6-4

Luis Serrano (ETSU) def. Kirk Thomas (NSU) 6-1, 6-0

Doubles
Fernando Fiuri/Federico Ochoa (ETSU) def. Roman DelCastillo/Stephen Charter (NSU) 6-2, 6-4
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