MELBOURNE, Fla.—The Defending national champion Barry University men’s tennis team got their season out to a good start on Saturday afternoon with a 9-0 win of the Florida Tech Panthers.
In doubles action, Barry’s Max Wimmer and Quentin Vachez handed Michael Schmidt and Stuart Perkins an 8-3 loss in flight one. At doubles two, Marco Mokrzycki and Emanuel Fraitzl defeated William Fountain and Drew Hollis 8-2. Sergio Velez and Ollie Lemaitre rounded out the Buccaneer doubles with a 8-0 blanking of Cory Hodes and Eddie Shelton.
The Bucs cleaned house in singles action as well. At the top spot, Fraitzl beat Schmidt 6-2, 6-0. Playing at #2, Wimmer left Hollis void of a single game, beating him 6-0, 6-0. Mokrzycki, returning to action for the first time since last year’s national championship, beat Jorge Abarca Montero 6-3, 6-2 at the third flight.
Like the upper singles flights, the Bucs dominated the lower singles flights as well, giving up only three games. At #4, Velez beat Tech’s Barry Dylewski 6-0, 6-1. Vachez beat DJ Pate 6-1, 6-1 at #5, while Lemaitre rounded out the sweep with a 6-0, 6-0 win over Donovan Wetterstein.
The Bucs return to action on Friday, February 11 when they host their first home-match of the season against Palm Beach Atlantic at 3:00 pm.
Tennis Match Results
Barry University vs Florida Tech
02/05/2011 at Melbourne, Florida
#1 Barry University 9, #41 Florida Tech 0
1. Emanuel Fraitzl (BUM) def. Michael Schmidt (FTM) 6-2, 6-0
2. Max Wimmer (BUM) def. Drew Hollis (FTM) 6-0, 6-0
3. Marco Mokrzycki (BUM) def. Jorge Abarca Montero (FTM) 6-3, 6-2
4. Sergio Velez (BUM) def. Barry Dylewski (FTM) 6-0, 6-1
5. Quentin Vachez (BUM) def. D.J. Pate (FTM) 6-1, 6-1
6. Ollie Lemaitre (BUM) def. Donovan Wetterstein (FTM) 6-0, 6-0
1. Max Wimmer/Quentin Vachez (BUM) def. Michael Schmidt/Stuart Perkins (FTM) 8-3
2. Marco Mokrzycki/Emanuel Fraitzl (BUM) def. William Fountain/Drew Hollis (FTM) 8-2
3. Sergio Velez/Ollie Lemaitre (BUM) def. Cory Hodes/Eddie Shelton (FTM) 8-0
Barry University 1-0, 1-0 SSC; National ranking #1
Florida Tech 0-2, 0-1 SSC; National ranking #43