Men's Tennis Falls To Valdosta State In Regional Action

Men's Tennis Falls To Valdosta State In Regional Action
Sergio Velez earned at number three doubles with partner Ollie Lemaitre. Photo by Joel Auerbach.
VALDOSTA, Ga.—In a repeat of last year’s NCAA Division II National Championship match, the Valdosta State Blazers got the better end of the Barry men’s tennis team with a 7-2 win on Friday afternoon.
The Blazers took two of three doubles matches with wins at number one and two. At #1, the second-ranked team of Daniel Dueren and Christian Hansen defeated Max Wimmer and Quentin Vachez 8-4. At number two singles, #3 Philip Pakenbusch and Luis Loeffler downed Emanuel Fraitzl and Marco Mokrzycki 8-4.
The Bucs sole win in doubles came at number three where Sergio Velez and Ollie Lemaitre beat Konstantin Kutschenk and Otto Lenhart 8-5.
In singles action, top-ranked Fraitzl fell 6-4, 6-4 to Pakenbusch. At number two singles Wimmer went down in three sets to Dueren, losing 6-2, 2-6, 6-2. At number three singles, #25 Hansen beat #11 Mokrzycki 6-4, 6-3 in straight sets. At No. 4 singles, Velez fell to Loeffler 6-2, 6-1.
The Bucs split the final two singles pairings. At No. 5, Vachez lost to Kutschenk 6-1, 6-3, while Lemaitre beat Bernard Wallner 6-7 (3-7), 6-2, 10-8 at No. 6 singles.
The Bucs return to action tomorrow afternoon for another regional match against West Florida at 1:00 pm.
Tennis Match Results
Barry vs Valdosta State
Feb 25, 2011 at Valdosta, Ga.
(VSU Tennis Courts)
#2 Valdosta State 7, #1 Barry 2
 Singles competition
1. #6 Philip Pakebusch (VSU) def. #1 Emanuel Fraitzl (BUM) 6-4, 6-4
2. #8 Daniel Dueren (VSU) def. #26 Max Wimmer (BUM) 6-2, 2-6, 6-2
3. #25 Christian Hansen (VSU) def. #11 Marco Mokrzycki (BUM) 6-4, 6-3
4. #22 Luis Loeffler (VSU) def. Sergio Velez (BUM) 6-2, 6-1
5. Konst. Kutschenko (VSU) def. Quentin Vachez (BUM) 6-1, 6-3
6. Ollie Lemaitre (BUM) def. Bernhard Wallner (VSU) 6-7 (3-7), 6-2, 10-8
 Doubles competition
1. #2 Daniel Dueren/Christian Hansen (VSU) def. Max Wimmer/Quentin Vachez (BUM) 8-4
2. #3 Philip Pakebusch/Luis Loeffler (VSU) def. Emanuel Fraitzl/Marco Mokrzycki (BUM) 8-4
3. Sergio Velez/Ollie Lemaitre (BUM) def. #39 Konst. Kutschenko/Otto Lenhart (VSU) 8-5
Match Notes:
Barry 3-1; National ranking #1; Regional ranking #1
Valdosta State 6-0; National ranking #2; Regional ranking #2
Order of finish: Doubles (2,1,3); Singles (4,3,1,2,5,6)
Official: Maria Long  Valdosta State 5-0; National ranking #2; Regional ranking #2
Order of finish: Doubles (2,1,3); Singles ()