Men's Tennis Moves to 3-0

Emmanuel Fraitzl earned a win at #3 doubles and #3 singles. Photo by Joel Auerbach.
MIAMI SHORES, Fla.— The #2- ranked Barry University men’s tennis team (3-0, 1-0 SSC) knocked off Florida Southern (3-1, 1-1 SSC) on Thursday afternoon, earning their third win of the year while handing the Mocs their first loss of the season.
 
In doubles action, Florida Southern’s Roman Schirmaier and Michael Knoedler handed a loss Marco Mokrzycki and Max Wimmer, beating the Bucs 8-4.
 
The Bucs’ number two doubles of team Andrew Sharnov and Ales Svigelj defeated Brian deMontfort and Ben Taylor 8-6.
 
At number three doubles, Sergio Velez and Emanuel Fraitzl beat Christian Lange and Guenther Fercher 8-5.
 
For the second-straight match, the Buccaneers dominated the singles flights, taking wins in five of six singles matches.
 
At number one, Mokrzycki beat Knoedler 6-3, 6-2.
 
The Bucs singles loss came at the number two spot where Florida Southern’s Schirmaier beat Svigelj 1-6, 6-3, 7-6 (2).
 
At number three, Fraitzl beat Lange 7-5, 6-7, 7-2. Max Wimmer wrapped up his #4 singles match in straight sets, beating Nicolas Bigler 6-3, 6-5.
 
In the bottom two flights Sharnov and Velez both earned wins. Sharnov defeated Fercher 6-3, 7-6(3) and Velez beat Taylor 6-4, 5-7, 7-5.
 
The men’s tennis team returns to action tomorrow when they host Florida Tech at 3:00 pm.
 
Tennis Match Results
Florida Southern vs Barry
02/18/10 at Miami Shores, Fla.
(Buccaneer Tennis Center)
 
#2 Barry 7, Florida Southern 2
 
 Singles competition
1. #11 Marco Mokrzycki (BUM) def. Michael Knoedler (FSM) 6-3, 6-2
2. #39 Roman Schirmaier (FSM) def. Ales Svigelj (BUM) 1-6, 6-3, 7-6 (12-10)
3. #33 Emanuel Fraitzl (BUM) def. Christian Lange (FSM) 7-5, 6-7, 7-2
4. #34 Max Wimmer (BUM) def. Nicolas Bigler (FSM) 6-3, 6-4
5. Andrew Sharnov (BUM) def. Guenther Fercher (FSM) 6-3, 7-6 (7-3)
6. Sergio Velez (BUM) def. Ben Taylor (FSM) 6-4, 5-7, 7-5
 
 Doubles competition
1. Roman Schirmaier/Michael Knoedler (FSM) def. Marco Mokrzycki/Max Wimmer (BUM) 8-4
2. Andrew Sharnov/Ales Svigelj (BUM) def. Brian deMontfort/Ben Taylor (FSM) 8-6
3. Sergio Velez/Emanuel Fraitzl (BUM) def. Christian Lange/Guenther Fercher (FSM) 8-5
 
Match Notes:
Florida Southern 3-1, 1-1 SSC
Barry 3-0, 1-0 SSC; National ranking #2

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