April 2, 2012

Patriot tennis teams fall to Pirates

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SAVANNAH, GA – The 10th-ranked Francis Marion University men's and women's tennis teams both lost 9-0 to Armstrong Atlantic State University's first-ranked men's team and third-ranked women's squad, Monday afternoon (April 2) in Peach Belt Conference action.

The Francis Marion women drop to 12-2 overall and 7-2 in the PBC, while Armstrong improves to 15-0 and 9-0.  FMU junior Mona Blauen had her 16-match winning streak snapped with a 6-3, 6-3 loss at No.2 singles.

The Patriot men drop to 8-4 and 5-3, while the Pirates stay unbeaten at 17-0 and 7-0.  Patriot junior Alex Caspari suffered his first loss of 2012 with a 6-2, 6-0 decision to the top-ranked singles player in NCAA Division II.

The Francis Marion women will play at UNC Pembroke on Wednesday at 3 p.m. and both FMU squads will play host to local-rival Coker College on Friday at 2:30 p.m. and then Division I South Carolina State University on Saturday at 1 p.m.

 

Men's Tennis Match Results
Apr 02, 2012 at Savannah, Ga.
 
#1 Armstrong 9, #10 Francis Marion University 0
Singles competition
1. #1 Georgi Rumenov (ARMSTRNG) def. #13 Alex Caspari (FMUM) 6-2, 6-0
2. #3 Eudaldo Bonet (ARMSTRNG) def. Jack Bishop (FMUM) 6-1, 6-2
3. #5 Mikk Irdoja (ARMSTRNG) def. Gavin Davison (FMUM) 6-0, 6-2
4. #32 Sven Lalic (ARMSTRNG) def. Jonathan Hain (FMUM) 6-0, 6-0
5. #35 Pedro Scocuglia (ARMSTRNG) def. Tim Ruepke (FMUM) 6-1, 6-3
6. Daniel Regan (ARMSTRNG) def. Dirk Bair (FMUM) 7-5, 6-0
Doubles competition
1. #1 Mikk Irdoja/Georgi Rumenov (ARMSTRNG) def. #5 Alex Caspari/Gavin Davison (FMUM) 8-2
2. #16 Sven Lalic/Pedro Scocuglia (ARMSTRNG) def. Jack Bishop/Jonathan Hain (FMUM) 8-4
3. Eudaldo Bonet/Matus Mydla (ARMSTRNG) def. Dirk Bair/Tim Ruepke (FMUM) 8-2
 
Match Notes:  Francis Marion University 8-4, 5-3 PBC; National ranking #10; Regional ranking #4
Armstrong 17-0, 7-0 PBC; National ranking #1; Regional ranking #1
Order of finish: Doubles (3,1,2); Singles (4,5,2,6,3,1)
T-1:50  A-75 
 
Women's Tennis Match Results
Apr 02, 2012 at Savannah, Ga.

 

#3 Armstrong 9, #10 Francis Marion University 0
Singles competition
1. #4 Barbora Krtickova (ARMSTRNG) def. #11 Jitka Gavdunova (FMUW) 7-6 (10-8), 6-1
2. #7 Aleksndra Filipovski (ARMSTRNG) def. #21 Mona Blauen (FMUW) 6-3, 6-3
3. #20 Olga Kalodzitsa (ARMSTRNG) def. #43 Tereza Baranova (FMUW) 6-4, 6-4
4. #23 Kathleen Henry (ARMSTRNG) def. Kimberley Hurter (FMUW) 6-1, 6-0
5. #24 Marlen Hacke (ARMSTRNG) def. Julia Graf (FMUW) 6-1, 6-1
6. #30 Clara Perez (ARMSTRNG) def. Caitlin Siney (FMUW) 6-1, 6-0
Doubles competition
1. #2 Aleksndra Filipovski/Barbora Krtickova (ARMSTRNG) def. #7 Mona Blauen/Jitka Gavdunova (FMUW) 8-6
2. #10 Marlen Hacke/Olga Kalodzitsa (ARMSTRNG) def. Tereza Baranova/Julia Graf (FMUW) 8-4
3. #15 Kathleen Henry/Clara Perez (ARMSTRNG) def. Kerry Hall/Caitlin Siney (FMUW) 8-1

 

Match Notes:  Francis Marion University 12-2, 7-2 PBC; National ranking #10; Regional ranking #3
Armstrong 15-0, 9-0 PBC; National ranking #3; Regional ranking #1
Order of finish: Doubles (3,2,1); Singles (6,4,2,5,3,1)