Men's Tennis Takes down Saint Leo in First Round of SSC Tournament

BOCA RATON, Fla.—The Barry University men’s tennis team won in the first round of the 2009 SSC Tennis Championship, beating Saint Leo 5-0 on Thursday morning.
The doubles teams started the day out correctly, winning all three matches. In the number one spot, the #4 ranked team of Max Wimmer and Emanuel Fraitzl took down Ives Jacobs and Richard MacLachlin 8-3. In doubles two, the #12 ranked team of Andrew Sharnov and Ales Svigelj beat Andrew Sheets and Micahel Callaway 8-0. Finally in thenumber three spot, Roman Werschel and Sergio Velez beat Diego Timoteo and Jose Morales 8-3.
In singles action, four matches went unfinished. Fraitzl was up 6-0, 4-0 on Jacobs when the match ended.  Sharnov was up 7-5, 1-0 on MacLachlin prior to their match going unfinished. Werschel was up a match on Morales before the end of their match, and D’Armas was up 6-1, 3-0 on Callaway.
The Bucs earned two points in singles competition to propel; them to victory.  In the number three spot, Wimmer blanked Timoteo 6-0, 6-0.  In the number five spot, Veles beat Anthony Carter 6-0, 6-0 for the win.
With the win, the Bucs advance to the SSC Semifinal against either Florida Southern or Eckerd tomorrow at 3:00
 pm at Lynn University.
Tennis Match Results
Saint Leo vs Barry
04/16/09 at Boca Raton, Fla.
(McCusker Sports Complex)
#3 Barry 5, Saint Leo 0
 Singles competition
1. #20 Emanuel Fraitzl (BUM) vs. Ives Jacobs (SLM) 6-0, 4-0, unfinished
2. #46 Andrew Sharnov (BUM) vs. Richard MacLachlin (SLM) 7-5, 1-0, unfinished
3. Max Wimmer (BUM) def. Diego Timoteo (SLM) 6-0, 6-0
4. Roman Werschel (BUM) vs. Jose Morales (SLM) 6-1, 1-2, unfinished
5. Sergio Velez (BUM) def. Anthony Carter (SLM) 6-0, 6-0
6. Marcello D'Armas (BUM) vs. Michael Callaway (SLM) 6-1, 3-0, unfinished
 Doubles competition
1. #4 Max Wimmer/Emanuel Fraitzl (BUM) def. Ives Jacobs/Richard MacLachlin (SLM) 8-1
2. #12 Andrew Sharnov/Ales Svigelj (BUM) def. Andrew Sheets/Michael Callaway (SLM) 8-0
3. Roman Werschel/Sergio Velez (BUM) def. Diego Timoteo/Jose Morales (SLM) 8-3
Match Notes:
Saint Leo 5-15
Barry 20-2; National ranking #3
Sunshine State Conference Tournament - Match #1
Barry advances to SSC Semifinals