Men's Tennis Cruises Over Flagler

Christoph Gayer won at number five singles and three doubles to clinch the victory. Photo by JC Ridley.
MIAMI SHORES, Fla.—The seventh-ranked Barry University Buccaneers defeated the Flagler College Saints 8-1 in men’s tennis action at the Buccaneer Tennis Center on Saturday.

The Bucs (10-3), playing without three of their top four singles players, used a revamped lineup to dominate the Saints (6-7).

The Bucs led 2-1 after doubles. Patrick Rittenauer and Emmanuel Fraitzl handled David Cotrone and Harry Snoxell 8-4 at the top flight and Manuel Lauter and Christoph Gayer, matched that with an 8-4 win over Jeremy Lamande and Cody Gordon at number three. Aaron Haines and Kyle Maloof picked up the only point for the Saints by beating Jakub Fejfar and Andrew Sharnov 8-5 at number two.

In singles, the Bucs were without Rittenauer, Ales Svigelj, and Roman Werschel, but the revamped lineup pulled together and swept the Saints.

Forty-third ranked Sharnov held onto the top spot over Cotrone 7-5, 6-1. Fraitzl took the second flight 6-2, 6-1 over Haines and Lauter made it official with win over Lamande when the latter was force to retire down 6-2, 2-1.

Gayer and Marcello D’Armas posted wins at five and six respectively in straight sets. Fejfar completed the scoring with a three-set 6-1, 1-6, 6-3 win over Snoxell at number four.

The Bucs play host to the third-ranked Lynn Fighting Knights on Tuesday, Mar. 18.

Tennis Match Results
Flagler vs Barry
3/15/2008 at Miami Shores, Fla.
(Buccaneer Tennis Center)


#7 Barry 8, Flagler 1

Singles competition
1. #43 Andrew Sharnov (BUM) def. David Cotrone (FCM) 7-5, 6-1
2. Emmanuel Fraitzl (BUM) def. Aaron Haines (FCM) 6-2, 6-1
3. Manuel Lauter (BUM) def. Jeremy Lamande (FCM) 6-2, 2-1, retired
4. Jakub Fejfar (BUM) def. Harry Snoxell (FCM) 6-1, 1-6, 6-3
5. Christoph Gayer (BUM) def. Kyle Maloof (FCM) 6-0, 6-3
6. Marcello D'Armas (BUM) def. Cody Gordon (FCM) 6-2, 6-0

Doubles competition
1. Patrick Rittenauer/Emmanuel Fraitzl (BUM) def. David Cotrone/Harry Snoxell (FCM) 8-4
2. Aaron Haines/Kyle Maloof (FCM) def. Jakub Fejfar/Andrew Sharnov (BUM) 8-5
3. Manuel Lauter/Christoph Gayer (BUM) def. Jeremy Lamande/Cody Gordon (FCM) 8-4

Match Notes:
Flagler 6-7
Barry 10-3; National ranking #7

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