Men's Tennis Falls at USF


GO KNIGHTS The Knights will return to action Sunday morning at home.
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The Knights will return to action Sunday morning at home.
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March 29, 2012

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By Doug Richards
UCFAthletics.com

TAMPA, Fla. (UCFAthletics.com) - Facing a nationally-ranked team for the seventh time this spring, the UCF men's tennis team fell 7-0 at No. 69 USF Thursday at the USF Varsity Courts. The Knights were playing on the road for the first time since Feb. 26.

The Bulls (6-12) took the doubles point to begin the match and then swept singles play as well. UCF fell to 7-10 with the loss, which snapped a two-match winning streak.

UCF's best opportunities to claim singles points came at No. 3 and No. 4. Facing Federico Sabogal at No. 3, UCF's Mitch Thams lost 6-4, 7-5. The Knights' Juan Bolona battled at No. 4 against Juan Carlos Acuna Gerard before falling 7-6, 1-6, 10-5.

UCF will return to action Sunday, hosting Illinois State at 10 a.m. Admission is free at the UCF Tennis Complex.

#69 USF 7, UCF 0

Singles competition
1. Wael Kilani (USF) def. Jorge Blasco (UCF) 6-3, 6-2
2. Yannick Yoshizawa (USF) def. Erik Brunskog (UCF) 6-3, 6-3
3. Federico Sabogal (USF) def. Mitch Thams (UCF) 6-4, 7-5
4. J. C. Acuna Gerard (USF) def. Juan Bolona (UCF) 7-6, 1-6, 10-5
5. Ravi Patel (USF) def. Mario Samson (UCF) 6-4, 6-1
6. Lucas Marin-Salcedo (USF) def. Joe Delinks (UCF) 6-3, 6-3

Doubles competition
1. Yannick Yoshizawa/O. Prammning (USF) def. Joe Delinks/Mitch Thams (UCF) 9-7
2. Wael Kilani/Federico Sabogal (USF) def. Erik Brunskog/Juan Bolona (UCF) 8-4
3. G. De Vilchez/Lucas Marin-Salcedo (USF) def. Matthew Gladstone/Mario Samson (UCF) 8-2

 

 

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