Men's Tennis Spoils The Knights' Tale

Emanuel Fraitzl helped the Bucs with two points; in #2 singles and #1 doubles with Max Wimmer. Photo by Lance Thomas.
BOCA RATON, Fla.—The second-ranked Barry men’s tennis team took an important 6-3 win over conference rival and fourth-ranked Lynn University on Saturday afternoon.
 
In doubles action, the Bucs took two points. The fifth-ranked duo of Emanuel Fraitzl and Max Wimmer beat Alessandro Sarra and Vlad Cirla 8-3 at No. 1. Sergio Velez and Ollie Lemaitre downed Alex Vorin and Georgr Laffey 9-7 at No. 3. In the second flight, Marco Mokrzycki and Quentin Vachez fell 8-6 to the eleventh-ranked team of Willi Wolfer and Luca Pavanelli.
 
In singles action, the Bucs earned four points to help them to the 6-3 win. Top-ranked Fraitzl beat #10 Cirla 6-4, 6-4 in the second flight. Morrzycki, ranked #11, beat #9 Sarra 6-2, 6-4.
 
In the bottom flights, Velez and Romain Costamagna took wins at numbers five and six, respectively. Velez downed Vorin 7-6 (7-5), 6-2 at No. 5 while Costamagna beat Benji Kendall 6-3, 3-6, 6-2 at #6.
 
The Bucs two losses in singles came at the top flight and fourth flight. In #1 singles, #26 Wimmer fell to #27 Wolfer 7-5, 6-4. Lemaitre dropped a 6-1, 6-1 match to #47 Pavanelli.
 
With the win, the Bucs move to 9-5 overall and 2-0 in the conference. The Bucs return to action tomorrow for a pair of matches, first against Saint Leo in conference action at 10:00 am, then against DIII Tufts at 2:00 pm.
 
Tennis Match Results
Barry University vs Lynn University
03/19/11 at Boca Raton, Fla.
(Perper Tennis Complex)

#2 Barry University 6, #4 Lynn University 3

Singles competition
1. #27 Willi Wolfer (LUM) def. #26 Max Wimmer (BUM) 7-5, 6-4
2. #1 Emanuel Fraitzl (BUM) def. #10 Vlad Cirla (LUM) 7-5, 6-3
3. #11 Marco Mokrzycki (BUM) def. #9 Alessandro Sarra (LUM) 6-2, 6-3
4. #47 Luca Pavanelli (LUM) def. Ollie Lemaitre (BUM) 6-1, 6-1
5. Sergio Velez (BUM) def. Alex Voirin (LUM) 7-6, 6-2
6. Romain Costamagna (BUM) def. Benji Kendall (LUM) 6-3, 4-6, 6-3

Doubles competition
1. #5 Emanuel Fraitzl/Max Wimmer (BUM) def. Vlad Cirla/Alessandro Sarra (LUM) 8-3
2. #11 Luca Pavanelli/Willi Wolfer (LUM) def. Marco Mokrzycki/Quentin Vachez (BUM) 8-6
3. Ollie Lemaitre/Sergio Velez (BUM) def. Alex Voirin/George Laffey (LUM) 8-6

Match Notes:
Barry University 8-5, 2-0 SSC; National ranking #2
Lynn University 9-3, 2-1 SSC; National ranking #4

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