Men's Tennis Falls To Top-Ranked Pirates

Andrew Sharnov (L) and Ales Svigelj combined for the Bucs only point at number two doubles. Photo by Andy Havens.
LAS VEGAS—The second-ranked Barry Buccaneers battled the elements and the top-ranked Armstrong Atlantic Pirates and came out on the short end of an 8-1 decision on Saturday.

The Bucs (11-1) salvaged their only point at number two doubles as Ales Svigelj and Andrew Sharnov topped Matus Mydla and Daniel Regan 8-6.

The Pirates (13-0), who have now beaten the Bucs five straight including the national championship match the last two years, swept the singles. Three matches went to third sets, including a super tie-breaker at the second flight, a regular tie-breaker at number six and another three-set match at number three.

The Bucs face #5 Hawai’i Pacific on Sunday.

Tennis Match Results
Armstrong Atlantic State vs Barry
03/13/10 at Las Vegas, Nev.


#1 Armstrong Atlantic State 8, #2 Barry 1

Singles competition
1. #7 Mikk Irdoja (AASU) def. #11 Marco Mokrzycki (BUM) 7-5, 6-2
2. Eudaldo Bonet (AASU) def. #33 Emanuel Fraitzl (BUM) 3-6, 7-6 (7-3), 10-2
3. #5 Rafael Array (AASU) def. #15 Ales Svigelj (BUM) 5-7, 6-0, 6-1
4. Matus Mydla (AASU) def. #34 Max Wimmer (BUM) 6-1, 6-1
5. Daniel Regan (AASU) def. Andrew Sharnov (BUM) 6-3, 7-6 (7-4)
6. #38 Paul Fitzgerald (AASU) def. Sergio Velez (BUM) 4-6, 6-0, 7-6 (7-4)

Doubles competition
1. #4 Rafael Array/Mikk Irdoja (AASU) def. #9 Emanuel Fraitzl/Max Wimmer (BUM) 8-6
2. Andrew Sharnov/Ales Svigelj (BUM) def. Matus Mydla/Daniel Regan (AASU) 8-6
3. Eudaldo Bonet/Paul Fitzgerald (AASU) def. Marco Mokrzycki/Sergio Velez (BUM) 8-2

Match Notes:
Armstrong Atlantic State 13-0; National ranking #1
Barry 11-1; National ranking #2
T-4:05 A-50

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