Men's Tennis Rallies To Beat Tritons

Men's Tennis Rallies To Beat Tritons
Quentin Vachez earned a win at #1 singles and #1 doubles with partner Marco Mokrzycki. Photo by Joel Auerbach.
MIAMI SHORES, Fla.—The second-ranked Barry University men’s tennis went down 2-1 after doubles but rallied in singles to beat #45 Eckerd college in men’s tennis action on Saturday afternoon.
In doubles action, the Tritons took wins at number two and number three. At #2, Adam Hopkins and Dylan Randazzo beat Sergio Velez and Romain Costamagna 8-4. At #3, Erik Thurnberg and Aaron Kleefield beat Simon Raagaard and Rafael Mittig 9-8 (7-5). The Bucs (12-5, 4-0) took the win at the top doubles spot where Quentin Vachez and Marco Mokrzycki beat Ben Maxwell and Hisa Sato 8-6.
In singles the Bucs took five points, losing the sixth flight by default. At the top flight, Vachez beat Maxwell 6-3, 6-1. At #2, Velez downed Sato 6-2, 6-3. In the third flight, Costamagna beat Thurnberg 6-1, 6-0. Rafael Mittig took a 6-2, 7-6 (7-5) win over Kleefield at number four. Raagaard defeated Hopkins 6-1, 6-1 at #5. At #6, Ollie Lemaitre led Randazzo 6-0, 3-0 before defaulting.
The Buccaneers return to action tomorrow for another SSC match against Rollins.
Tennis Match Results
Eckerd vs Barry
03/26/11 at Miami Shores, Fla.
(Buccaneer Tennis Center)
#2 Barry 6, #45 Eckerd 3
 Singles competition
1. Quentin Vachez (BUM) def. Ben Maxwell (ECM) 6-3, 6-1
2. Sergio Velez (BUM) def. Hisa Sato (ECM) 6-2, 6-3
3. Romain Costamagna (BUM) def. Erik Thunberg (ECM) 6-1, 6-0
4. Rafael Mittag (BUM) def. Aaron Kleefield (ECM) 6-2, 7-6 (7-5)
5. Simon Raagaard (BUM) def. Adam Hopkins (ECM) 6-1, 6-1
6. Dylan Randazzo (ECM) def. Ollie Lemaitre (BUM), by default (0-6, 0-3)
 Doubles competition
1. Quentin Vachez/Marco Mokrzycki (BUM) def. Ben Maxwell/Hisa Sato (ECM) 8-6
2. Adam Hopkins/Dylan Randazzo (ECM) def. Sergio Velez/Romain Costamagna (BUM) 8-4
3. Erik Thunberg/Aaron Kleefield (ECM) def. Simon Raagaard/Rafael Mittag (BUM) 9-8 (7-5)
Match Notes:
Eckerd 5-9, 1-4; National ranking #45
Barry 13-5, 4-0; National ranking #2