Men's Tennis Downs Bobcats

Marco Mokrzycki took wins at #2 singles and #2 doubles (with partner Max Wimmer). Photo by Joel Auerbach.
MIAMI SHORES, Fla.— The Barry University men's tennis team picked up a win against cross-town rival St. Thomas on Tuesday afternoon. The Bucs took all three doubles matches to help them to a 7-2 victory.
 
In doubles action, the 18th-ranked team of Ales Svigelj and Andrew Sharnov took an 8-5 win at number one over Adrian Escarte and Esteban Mesa. At number two doubles, Max Wimmer and Marco Mokrzycki downed Jeremy Bache and Gonzalo Gayoso 8-3. Simon Raagaard and David Barragan completed the trifecta beating Federico Acevedo and Andrew Rifkin 9-7 at number three.
 
In singles action, the Bucs claimed wins in four of the six matches, losing at number one and number six. Thirteenth-ranked Mokrzycki beat Gayoso 6-1, 6-4 at the number two position. Wimmer beat Rifkin 6-3, 6-2 at number three. In the four spot, Sharnov blanked Bache, beating him 6-0, 6-0, while Raagaard defeated Avevedo 6-2, 6-1.
 
The Bucs return to action on Thursday when the travel to West Palm Beach to take on the Sailfish at 3:00 pm.
 
Tennis Match Results
St. Thomas vs Barry
04/06/10 at Miami Shores, Fla.
(Buccaneer Tennis Center)
 
#5 Barry 7, St. Thomas 2
 
 Singles competition
1. Adrian Escarate (STU) def. #36 Ales Svigelj (BUM) 3-6, 6-4, 10-8
2. #13 Marco Mokrzycki (BUM) def. Gonzalo Gayoso (STU) 6-1, 6-4
3. Max Wimmer (BUM) def. Andrew Rifkin (STU) 6-3, 6-2
4. Andrew Sharnov (BUM) def. Jeremy Bache (STU) 6-0, 6-0
5. Simon Raagaard (BUM) def. Federico Acevedo (STU) 6-2, 6-1
6. Esteban Mesa (STU) def. David Barragan (BUM) 6-3, 6-2
 
 Doubles competition
1. #18 Ales Svigelj/Andrew Sharnov (BUM) def. Adrian Escarate/Esteban Mesa (STU) 8-5
2. Max Wimmer/Marco Mokrzycki (BUM) def. Jeremy Bache/Gonzalo Gayoso (STU) 8-3
3. Simon Raagaard/David Barragan (BUM) def. Federico Acevedo/Andrew Rifkin (STU) 9-7
 
Match Notes:
St. Thomas 10-3
Barry 13-4; National ranking #5

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