Oct. 25, 2013
UCF Athletics Social Media Directory
By Doug Richards
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (UCFKnights.com) - Members of the UCF men's tennis team continued play at Disney's Wide World of Sports Friday for the USTA Clay Court Invitational. During the second day of competition, three Knights picked up singles consolation victories.
Jesse Flores handled Jack Haffey of Florida State, 6-3, 6-3. Facing Tennessee's Jarryd Chaplin, Amar Hromic held on for a 6-3, 3-6, 10-8 triumph. Francesc Aulina was also victorious. He topped Southern Cal's Nick Crystal (3-6, 6-3, 10-5).
Two Knights - Chris Barrus and Reece Acree - are in Fort Myers this weekend, competing at the FGCU Fall Invitational. On Friday, Barrus picked up a pair of singles wins, including a 6-1, 1-6, 6-1 triumph over host Florida Gulf Coast's Gabe Echeverry.
The events are serving as the final tournaments of the fall for the Knights.
USTA Clay Court Invitational, UCF Results
Round of 32 Singles
Fickey (UT) def. Gladstone (UCF) 3-6, 6-3, 7-5
Kirby (TULSA) def. Espindola (UCF) 6-4, 7-6 (6)
Flores (UCF) def. Haffey (FSU) 6-3, 6-3
Hromic (UCF) def. Chaplin (UT) 6-3, 3-6, 10-8
Aulina (UCF) def. Crystal (USC) 3-6, 6-3, 10-5
Doubles Round of 16
Cotrone/Davis (FSU) def. Flores/Hromic (UCF) 8-6
Nemcsek/Findel-Hawkins (UNF) def. Gladstone/Aulina (UCF) 8-2
FGCU Fall Invitational, UCF Results
Green Singles First Round
Chris Barrus (UCF) def. Sean Bacha (FAU) - 7-5, 6-3
Dean Tsamas (FGCU) def. Reece Acree (UCF) 6-4, 4-6, 7-5
Green Singles Second Round
Chris Barrus (UCF) def. Gabe Echeverry (FGCU) - 6-1, 1-6, 6-1
Green Singles Consolation
Hank Workman (BC) def. Reece Acree (UCF) - 6-3, 6-1