Sailfish Dominate Day One at NCCAA National Tennis Tournament

Written By: Michael Brown, PBA Sports Information Director

MOBILE, Ala.- A well-rested Palm Beach Atlantic University men’s tennis team showed their prowess on Tuesday with a pair of opening-round sweeps at the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) National Tournament being held this week in Mobile, Alabama. The Fish opened play with a 5-0 win over North Greenville University then followed that up with another 5-0 win over Covenant College.

The pair of wins now matches PBA up against Indiana Wesleyan University for a Wednesday morning match followed by a semifinal berth in the afternoon.

Luke Bolanos and Krasimir Atanasov were both solid in their doubles match at the top with an 8-6 win while Tyler Dealy and Frankie Moulton gave PBA an 8-5 victory against Covenant at number two doubles. Alex Minicozzi and Corey Kuglin made the doubles portion of the match a clean sweep with an 8-6 win. Minicozzi and Moulton were the only two singles portions completed with Minicozzi winning 6-3, 6-0 and Moulton winning 6-2, 6-1.

The individual scores for the match versus North Greenville are currently unavailable.

PBA 5, Covenant 0

1d. Atanasov/Bolanos def. Jeremiah/Reid 8-6
2d. Dealy/Moulton def. herberich/woody 8-5
3d. Minicozzi/Kuglin def. Hirte/yates 8-6

2. Minicozzi def. Reid 6-3,6-0
5. Moulton def. Herberich 6-2,6-1

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