Sailfish Men's Tennis Posts 9-1 Win at Home Versus Franciscan

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

Sailfish Head Coach Chi Ly (Pictured) and His Men's Squad Have Won Three Straight Matches While Improving to 6-9 on the Season. Photo Courtesy of: Lori Richards.Sailfish Head Coach Chi Ly (Pictured) and His Men's Squad Have Won Three Straight Matches While Improving to 6-9 on the Season. Photo Courtesy of: Lori Richards.

Box Score

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.- The Sailfish men’s tennis team posted their third victory in a row and sixth in their last seven matches on Tuesday afternoon with a 9-1 win over Franciscan University at Gaines Park to improve to 6-9 this season. The Fish shook off a loss at No. 1-doubles and then swept their way through the remainder of the match for the victory.

The past few weeks have been busy for the team as they recently returned from a Spring Break trip to Hilton Head, South Carolina while set to host their next four matches all at home in Palm Beach County over the next few weeks.

Mark Heimberger and Nicholas Battistini continued their solid stretch of late at No. 2-doubles with an 8-0 win while Michael Leonard and Kevin Reifler, both PBA newcomers this season, claimed another 8-0 win for PBA at No. 3-doubles.

Heimberger and Giuseppe Guarnieri had no problems atop singles action with Heimberger winning in straight sets and Guarnieri posting a 6-1, 6-2 win for the Fish at No. 2-singles.

Asti Adams displayed his strong play with a 6-2, 7-5 win at No. 3-singles while Battistini was solid again at No. 4-singles with a straight sets win.

Fernando Arroyo responded with a 6-0, 6-2 win at No. 5-singles while Tsoi finished off the domination with a straight sets win at No. 6-singles.


PBA 8    Franciscan 1

Doubles
1.  Guarnieri/Adams lost to Jarywka/Robav 6-8
2. Heimberger/Battistini def. Quiza/Shultis 8-0
3. Leonard/Reifler def. Butcher/Freytag 8-0

Singles
1. Heimberger def. Jarywka 6-0, 6-0
2. Guarnieri def. Robav 6-1, 6-2
3. Adams def. Quiza 6-2, 7-5
4. Battistini def. Shultis 6-0, 6-0
5. Arroyo def. Freytag 6-0, 6-2
6. Tsoi def. Butcher 6-0, 6-0

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