Men's Tennis Speared By Knights

Men's Tennis Speared By Knights
Emmanuel Fraitzl took a win at #4 singles. Photo by Joel Auerbach.
MIAMI SHORES, Fla.— The Barry University men’s tennis team dropped a heartbreaker to SSC-rival Lynn on Wednesday afternoon. The Bucs fell 7-2, only scoring points in singles action
The Knights (14-3, 5-0 SSC) used strong doubles play to propel them to the victory as they took wins in each of the three matches. At number one doubles, Alessandro Sarra and WIlli Wolfer beat Ales Svigelj and Max Wimmer 9-8 (8-6). At the two spot, Luca Pavanelli and Alex Voirin took down Emmanuel Fraitzl and Simon Raagaard 8-3. In number three doubles Marco Mokrzycki and Andrew Sharnov fell 8-6 to George Laffey and Tomas Racak.
The Bucs (13-4, 5-1 SSC) didn’t fare much better in singles either as only two Buccaneers earned wins. At number four singles, #33 Fraitzl beat Pavanelli 6-2, 6-3 to earn the first Buccaneer point. In the number six spot, Raagaard beat Laffey in three sets, 6-1, 4-6, 6-3, to earn the second Buccaneer point.
The Bucs got close to a win in their remaining singles matches, pushing three Knight opponents to second set tiebreakers or third sets. At number one singles,#11  Mokrzycki fell to #8 Sarra 6-3, 7-6 (7-5). At number two, #19 Racak beat #15 Svieglj 6-4, 4-6, 10-8. Andrew Sharnov lost to Voirin 6-4, 7-6 (7-5) in number five singles
The Bucs return to action on Wednesday, April 7 when they host St. Thomas at 2:00 pm.
Tennis Match Results
Lynn vs Barry
03/31/10 at Miami Shores, Fla.
(Buccaneer Tennis Center)
#4 Lynn 7, #2 Barry 2
 Singles competition
1. #8 Alessandro Sarra (LUM) def. #11 Marco Mokrzycki (BUM) 6-3, 7-6 (7-5)
2. #19 Tomas Racak (LUM) def. #15 Ales Svigelj (BUM) 6-4, 4-6, 10-8
3. #26 Willi Wolfer (LUM) def. #34 Max Wimmer (BUM) 6-4, 6-2
4. #33 Emanuel Fraitzl (BUM) def. #32 Luca Pavanelli (LUM) 6-2, 6-3
5. Alex Voirin (LUM) def. Andrew Sharnov (BUM) 6-4, 7-6 (7-5)
6. Simon Raagaard (BUM) def. George Laffey (LUM) 6-1, 4-6, 6-3
 Doubles competition
1. Alessandro Sarra/Willi Wolfer (LUM) def. Ales Svigelj/Max Wimmer (BUM) 9-8 (8-6)
2. Luca Pavanelli/Alex Voirin (LUM) def. Emanuel Fraitzl/Simon Raagaard (BUM) 8-3
3. George Laffey/Tomas Racak (LUM) def. Marco Mokrzycki/Andrew Sharnov (BUM) 8-6
Match Notes:
Lynn 14-3, 5-0 SSC; National ranking #4
Barry 13-4, 5-1 SSC; National ranking #2