West Alabama Nips Sailfish Men's Tennis with 5-4 Decision
March 30, 2010
Written By: Michael Brown, PBA Sports Information Director
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.- The Tigers of the University of West Alabama delivered a blow to the Sailfish men’s tennis team on Tuesday afternoon at Gaines Park by closing out a 5-4 win in a NCAA South Region contest. The loss drops Palm Beach Atlantic to 8-6 on the season.
PBA pushed through for a pair of wins in the doubles portion of the match with Krasimir Atanasov and Luke Bolanos combining for an 8-0 win at #1-doubles and Alex Minicozzi and Nick Hines producing an 8-3 win at #3-doubles. The Fish would struggle however in singles action with only Atanasov and senior Tyler Dealy managing victories.
Atanasov posted a 6-1, 6-0 win at #1-singles while Dealy worked hard for a 2-6, 6-4, 4-3 defeat at #4-singles.
PBA 4 West Alabama 5
1D. Atanasov/Bolanos def. De la Torre/Nunes 8-0
2D. Moulton/Dealy lost to Tellez/Covington 4-8
3D. Minicozzi/Hines def. Rochas/Ahmad 8-3
1. Atanasov def. De La Torre 6-1, 6-0
2. Bolanos lost to Tellez 5-7, 3-6
3. Minicozzi lost to Ahmad 2-6, 4-4 def.
4. Dealy def. Rochas 2-6, 6-4, 4-3 def.
5. Moulton lost to Covington 6-4, 6-4
6. Hines lost Cruz 1-6, 0-6