Men's Tennis Produces Win on the Road at Eckerd College

Written By: Michael Brown, Assistant A.D. for Communications

Box Score

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.- The Sailfish men’s tennis team went to the road on Saturday afternoon as they took on South Region foe, Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Florida. The Fish earned two-of-three wins in doubles then rode the strong play of their singles play to come away with a 6-3 win over the Tritons. The Fish improve to 5-8 on the season while the Tritons drops to 0-12.

Mick Lyons and Eric Wade defeated their opponent at No. 1-doubles by a solid score of 8-2 while Luke Bolanos and Giuseppe Guarnieri earned an 8-4 win at No. 2-doubles.

Lyons and Bolanos continued their solid work at No. 1 and 2 singles respectively with Lyons defeating EC’s Dylan Randazzo 6-3, 6-4 and Bolanos taking his match 6-2, 6-0 over Brian Hill.

Wade also came away with a singles win at No. 4-singles with a dominating 6-1, 6-3 win over Connor Ohlsen while Jaime Verd closed out the singles wins for PBA at No. 5-singles with a 6-3, 6-1 victory over Ben Levy.

The Fish will next take on St. Thomas University on March 28th at 2 pm.

Palm Beach Atlantic University 6, Eckerd College 3
03/17/12 at St. Petersburg, Fla.

Singles competition
1. Mick Lyons (PBAMT) def. Dylan Randazzo (ECM) 6-3, 6-4
2. Luke Bolanos (PBAMT) def. Brian Hill (ECM) 6-2, 6-0
3. Stephen Felman (ECM) def. Giuseppe Guarnieri (PBAMT) 5-7, 6-2, 7-6 (7-3)
4. Eric Wade (PBAMT) def. Connor Ohlsen (ECM) 6-1, 6-3
5. Jaime Verd (PBAMT) def. Ben Levy (ECM) 6-3, 6-1
6. Robby Breece (ECM) def. Nick Hines (PBAMT) 6-4, 7-6 (7-4)

Doubles competition
1. Mick Lyons/Eric Wade (PBAMT) def. Dylan Randazzo/Stephen Felman (ECM) 8-2
2. Luke Bolanos/Giuseppe Guarnieri (PBAMT) def. Connor Ohlsen/Madison Durley (ECM) 8-4
3. Robby Breece/Ben Levy (ECM) def. Jaime Verd/Nick Hines (PBAMT) 8-5

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