MIAMI SHORES, Fla.—The top-ranked Barry Buccaneers stayed perfect with an 8-1 win over the Bucknell Bison on Wednesday in men’s tennis action at the Buccaneer Tennis Center.
The Bucs (11-0) swept the doubles. Andrew Sharnov and Sergio Velez downed Ryan Sandburg and Anton Kovic 8-1 at the top flight. At number two, Emanuel Fraitzl and Jakub Fejfar beat Greg Cohenca and Jon Brenner 8-2, while Roman Werschel and Marcello D’Armas closed out the sweep 8-3 over Dan Bednarek and Mark Malloy.
In singles, it was much the same. Ales Svigelj rolled over Sandburg 6-2, 6-3 at the top flight. Fraitzl made it official with a 6-1, 6-1 win over Kovic at number two.
At three, Sharnov took care of Cohenca 6-3, 6-2, while Werschel handled Malloy 6-2, 6-1 at number four. Velez beat Brenner 6-0, 6-1 at number five.
Bednarek kept the Bison (2-5) from being shutout with a 6-4, 6-1 win over David Barragan.
The Bucs travel to Daytona Beach, Fla., this weekend to face defending national champs Armstrong Atlantic in a rematch of last year’s final along with NAIA power Embry-Riddle and Flagler.
Tennis Match Results
Bucknell vs Barry
03/11/09 at Miami Shores, FL
(Buccaneer Tennis Center)
#1 Barry 8, Bucknell 1
1. #4 Ales Svigelj (BUM) def. Ryan Sandburg (BUCK) 6-2, 6-3
2. #33 Emanuel Fraitzl (BUM) def. Anton Kovic (BUCK) 6-1, 6-1
3. #25 Andrew Sharnov (BUM) def. Greg Cohenca (BUCK) 6-3, 6-2
4. Roman Werschel (BUM) def. Mark Malloy (BUCK) 6-2, 6-1
5. Sergio Velez (BUM) def. Jon Brenner (BUCK) 6-0, 6-1
6. Dan Bednarek (BUCK) def. David Barragan (BUM) 6-4, 6-1
1. Andrew Sharnov/Sergio Velez (BUM) def. Ryan Sandburg/Anton Kovic (BUCK) 8-1
2. Emanuel Fraitzl/Jakub Fejfar (BUM) def. Greg Cohenca/Jon Brenner (BUCK) 8-2
3. Roman Werschel/Marcello D'Armas (BUM) def. Dan Bednarek/Mark Malloy (BUCK) 8-3
Barry 11-0; National ranking #1