Men's Tennis Topples Hilltoppers

With the win, the Bucs move to 15-1 on the season. Photo by Joel Auerbach.
MIAMI SHORES, Fla.- The Barry University men’s tennis team handled the weather and the St. Edward’s Hilltoppers (3-5) to earn their 15th victory of the season on Saturday.
 
The Bucs (15-1) took all three doubles matches to get out to a 3-0 lead on the Hilltoppers.  In doubles one, Ales Svigelj and Andrew Sharnov beat Brett Powers and Mick Walter 9-8 (7-4). In doubles two, Max Wimmer and Sergio Velez beat Justin Raiti and Nick Arnold 8-6. In doubles three, Emanuel Fraitzl and Jakub Fejfar beat Boris Barrios and Bernard Lancaster 8-4.
 
Due to the rainy conditions, only two of the singles matches were finished.  In singles number two, Fraitzl beat Raiti 6-4, 6-4.  In singles four, Roman Werschel beat Walter 6-3, 6-2.
 
The Buccaneers return to action at home against SSC opponent Eckerd on Sunday, March 23 at 10:00 am.
 
Tennis Match Results
St. Edwards vs Barry
03/22/09 at Miami Shores, Fla
(Buccaneer Tennis Center)
 
#1 Barry 5, St. Edwards 0
 
 Singles competition
1. Ales Svigelj (BUM) vs. Brett Powers (SEM) 4-6, 6-1, 2-0, unfinished
2. Emanuel Fraitzl (BUM) def. Justin Raiti (SEM) 6-4, 6-4
3. Andrew Sharnov (BUM) vs. Bernard Lancaster (SEM) 6-2, 4-6, 4-5, unfinished
4. Roman Werschel (BUM) def. Mick Walter (SEM) 6-3, 6-2
5. Jakub Fejfar (BUM) vs. Boris Barrios (SEM) 4-1, unfinished
6. Sergio Velez (BUM) vs. Nick Arnold (SEM) unfinished
 
 Doubles competition
1. Ales Svigelj/Andrew Sharnov (BUM) def. Brett Powers/Mick Walter (SEM) 9-8 (7-4)
2. Max Wimmer/Sergio Velez (BUM) def. Justin Raiti/Nick Arnold (SEM) 8-6
3. Emanuel Fraitzl/Jakub Fejfar (BUM) def. Boris Barrios/Bernard Lancaster (SEM) 8-4
 
Match Notes:
St. Edwards 3-5
Barry 15-1; National ranking #1

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