Men's Tennis Dominates Minnesota State-Mankato with a Shutout
March 8, 2010
Written By: Michael Brown, PBA Sports Information Director
ORLANDO, Fla.- The Palm Beach Atlantic University men’s tennis team continued to shine on Monday morning as they took on their second opponent on Spring Break with a matchup against Minnesota State-Makato. The Fish had little trouble as they tallied an easy 9-0 win. The victory moves PBA to 6-2 on the season.
Krasimir Atanasov and Luke Bolanos got the match started at #1-doubles with a dominating 8-2 win followed by two similar games at #2 and #3-doubles with the Fish coming out on top 8-5 and 8-2 respectively.
Atanasov continued his good work at the top of the singles competition as well with a straight set victory at 6-0, 6-0 while Alex Minicozzi did nearly as well with a 6-1, 6-0 win.
Bolanos took a bit more time but still managed a 6-4, 6-0 victory at #3-singles while Frankie Moulton showed a strong performance at #4-singles with a 6-0, 6-2 win.
Senior Tyler Dealy and freshman Corey Kuglin closed things out at #5 and #6-singles with 6-0, 6-2 and 6-1, 7-5 wins respectively.
Ranked #36 in the latest NCAA Division II polls, Palm Beach Atlantic will next square off against McKendree University on Tuesday, March 9th at 11 a.m.
PBA 9, Minnesota State-Mankato 0
1D. Atanasov/Bolanos def. Webber/Vazquez 8-2
2D. Moulton/Dealy def. Jensen/Barr 8-5
3D. Minicozzi/Hines def. Doll/Berger 8-2
1. Atanasov def. Webber 6-0, 6-0
2. Minicozzi def. Vazquez 6-1, 6-0
3. Bolanos def. Barr 6-4, 6-0
4. Moulton def. Doll 6-0, 6-2
5. Dealy def. Berger 6-0, 6-2
6. Kuglin def. Lindaman 6-1, 7-5