Valdosta Daily Times

February 10, 2013

VSU tennis splits with Embry-Riddle


The Valdosta Daily Times

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Embry-Riddle claimed all three doubles points and never looked back as it defeated Valdosta State 8-1 in men's tennis.

The Eagles jumped out to an early lead as Simon Felix and Kevin Chaouat defeated Joachim Schemm and Andrew Harvin 8-1 at No. 3 while Chris Freeman and J.R. Leonik downed Sebastin Javsyk and Tammo Haake by the same score at 8-1. ERU closed out doubles as Patrick Besch and Deni Zmak defeated Konstantin Kutschenko and Mario Navarro 8-6 at No. 1.

In singles, Zmak downed Navarro 6-2, 6-0 at No. 2 while David Spennare defeated Harvin 6-1, 6-1 at No. 6. Miguel Lopez Gomez claimed a 6-2, 6-1 victory over Haake at No. 5 and Freeman topped Kutschenko 1-6, 7-6 (7-3), 13-11 at No. 1 while Schemm claimed a 6-4, 4-6, 10-8 win over Felix at No. 3 for the only VSU point.

Anthony Grasso closed out the match with a 6-3, 7-6 (7-3) victory over Javsyk at No. 4.

Valdosta State rolled to an 8-1 victory over Embry-Riddle. The Blazers never trailed in the match as it claimed the first two doubles points. Jessica Tuggle and Jennifer Rink opened the scoring with an 8-4 win over Ana Gonzalez-Hoy and Meena Bennett at No. 3 before Juliana Boehm and Laura Ubeda downed Paolo Montero and Giovanna Tomiotto 9-7 at No. 2. The Eagles got their only point of the match at No. 1 doubles, where Kristina Marova and Hui-l Huang downed Michelle Fischer and Alina Naegel 9-7.

Boehm pushed the Blazer lead to 3-1 with a 6-0, 6-0 win over Gonzalez-Hoy at No. 5 singles while Ubeda downed Tomiotto 6-3, 6-3 at No. 4. Naegel gave VSU the win with a 6-1, 6-2 victory over Hang at No. 2 and Tuggle claimed a 6-3, 6-2 win over Anna Lew at No. 6 for VSU's sixth point while Rink defeated Montero 6-7 (4-7), 6-1, 7-6 (7-5) at No. 3. Fischer closed out the match with a 3-6, 6-1, 6-4 victory over Marova at No. 1.