No. 46 ETSU drops Florida Gulf Coast, 6-1
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Friday, March 21, 2008

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 21, 2008) - The 46th-ranked ETSU men's tennis team defeated the Florida Gulf Coast Eagles, 6-1 on Friday afternoon. The Bucs improve to 14-3 overall and 4-0 in conference action while the Eagles fall to 7-6, 1-3.

 

ETSU claimed the doubles point and earned a 1-0 advantage as Oscar Posada (Valencia, Venezuela) and Alex Ahlgren (Tyreso, Sweden) defeated Brenton Bacon and Ricardo Hernandez, 8-6 in the No. 1 position while Enrique Olivares (Puerto Ordaz, Venezuela) and Sebastian Serrano (Cartagena, Colombia) dropped Mikkel Muller and Andrew Kam, 8-2 in the No. 2 slot. The Bucs completed the sweep as Lisandro Picardo (Mal del Plata, Argentina) and Daniel Isaza (Medellin, Colombia) cruised past Ervin Garibovic and Danny Lee, 8-3 in the third position.  

 

The Bucs kept the momentum going as 67th-ranked Enrique Olivares defeated Ricardo Hernandez, 6-0, 6-4 while Predrag Burmazovic (Belgrade, Serbia) dropped Mikkel Muller, 6-0, 6-2 in the third position. No. 95 Lisandro Picardo kept his unbeaten streak going as he defeated Andrew Kam, 6-3, 6-2 in the fourth slot while Oscar Posada dropped Ervin Garibovic, 7-6, 6-2 in the No. 5 position. Alex Ahlgren picked up a win for the Bucs in the sixth position as he cruised past Danny Lee, 6-1, 6-1.

 

The Eagles earned their lone point as Brenton Bacon defeated Sebastian Serrano in a hard-fought match, 6-7, 7-5, 10-3.

 

The Bucs will be back in action on Saturday March 22 as they take on 59-th ranked Stetson. The match is set to begin at Noon. For all ETSU men's tennis action visit www.ETSUBucs.com.

 

#46 ETSU 6, FGCU 1 

Singles

No. 1- #67 Enrique Olivares (ETSU) def. Ricardo Hernandez (FGCU) 6-0, 6-4

No. 2- Brenton Bacon (FGCU) def. Sebastian Serrano (ETSU) 6-7, 7-5, 10-3

No. 3- Predrag Burmazovic (ETSU) def. Mikkel Muller (FGCU) 6-0, 6-2

No. 4- #95 Lisandro Picardo (ETSU) def. Andrew Kam (FGCU) 6-3, 6-2

No. 5- Oscar Posada (ETSU) def. Ervin Garibovic (FGCU) 7-6, 6-2

No. 6- Alex Ahlgren (ETSU) def. Danny Lee (FGCU) 6-1, 6-1

 

Doubles

No. 1- Ahlgren/Posada (ETSU) def. Bacon/Hernandez (FGCU) 8-6

No. 2- Olivares/Serrano (ETSU) def. Kam/Muller (FGCU) 8-2

No. 3- Isaza/Picardo (ETSU) def. Garibovic/Lee (FGCU) 8-3

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