Men's Tennis Takes Win In First Round Of Regional Tournament

The Bucs return to the South Regional Championship tomorrow against Lynn. Photo by Lance Thomas.
BOCA RATON, Fla—The Barry University men’s tennis team moved into the second round of the NCAA Tournament on Sunday afternoon with a 5-1 win over Ouachita Baptist. The Bucs took a 3-1 lead after doubles and only needed two points in singles for the win.
 
In doubles action, the fourth-ranked team of Emanuel Fraitzl and Max Wimmer beat Tobias Kuhlmann and Till Heilshorn 9-7 at number one. At the second doubles flight, Quentin Vachez and Marco Mokrzycki defeated Ernesto Laborda and Helge Knuth 8-5. Sergio Velez and Ollie Lemaitre kept the Bucs perfect in doubles with an 8-3win over Ramon Abaitua and Teodor Anghel.
 
In singles action, the Bucs took their two points at flights five and six. At singles No. 5, Velez beat Anghel 6-4, 6-2. Lemaitre gave the Bucs the win with a 7-6, 6-2 win over Laborda 7-6, 6-2.
 
Ouachita Baptist’s lone point came at No. 3 singles where Knuth defeated #44 Marco Mokrzycki  6-4, 6-2.
 
With the win, the Bucs move on to face Lynn in the championship of the South Regional Tournament tomorrow at 9:00 am. The Bucs and Knights have split matches this season with Barry winning 6-3 in the regular season and Lynn taking a 5-0 victory in the SSC Championship match.
 
Tennis Match Results
Ouachita Baptist vs Barry University
May 01, 2011 at Boca Raton, Fla.
(Perper Tennis Complex)
 
#4 Barry University 5, #17 Ouachita Baptist 1
 
 Singles competition
1. #6 Emanuel Fraitzl (BUM) vs. #7 Tobias Kuhlmann (OBU) 4-6, 6-4, 0-4, unfinished
2. #26 Max Wimmer (BUM) vs. #33 Till Heilshorn (OBU) 6-4, 6-6, unfinished
3. Helge Knuth (OBU) def. #44 Marco Mokrzycki (BUM) 6-4, 6-2
4. Quentin Vachez (BUM) vs. Ramon Abaitua (OBU) 4-6, 6-3, 2-3, unfinished
5. Sergio Velez (BUM) def. Teodor Anghel (OBU) 6-4, 6-2
6. Ollie Lemaitre (BUM) def. Ernesto Laborda (OBU) 7-6, 6-2
 
 Doubles competition
1. #4 Emanuel Fraitzl/Max Wimmer (BUM) def. Tobias Kuhlmann/Till Heilshorn (OBU) 9-7
2. Quentin Vachez/Marco Mokrzycki (BUM) def. Ernesto Laborda/Helge Knuth (OBU) 8-5
3. Sergio Velez/Ollie Lemaitre (BUM) def. Ramon Abaitua/Teodor Anghel (OBU) 8-3
 
Match Notes:
Ouachita Baptist 10-9; National ranking #17; Regional ranking #6
Barry University 18-7; National ranking #4; Regional ranking #3
 

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