Sailfish Spear Tritons, Win 7-2

Written by: Will Johansen, Sports Information Assistant

Senior Matt Leeds picked up an 8-4 victory on Sunday afternoon. (Photo by Ron Hilliard)Senior Matt Leeds picked up an 8-4 victory on Sunday afternoon. (Photo by Ron Hilliard)

Box Score

St. PETERSBURG, Fla.- The Palm Beach Atlantic men’s tennis team was victorious Sunday afternoon, beating Eckerd College 7-2. The win Sunday was their 16th in a row, bringing the Sailfish to 17-2 on the season.

The Sailfish wasted no time on the afternoon, taking two of the three doubles competitions. The tandem of Romain Nowaczyk and Nicolas Uryson won 8-5, and the duo of Nicholas Battistini and Fernando Arroyo were also victorious, winning 9-7.

On the singles side, the Sailfish made easy work of the Tritons, winning 5 of the 6 sets. Nowaczyk picked up a 6-0, 6-2 victory. No. 28-ranked Uryson won 6-0, 7-5 while Mark Heimberger was victorious 6-1, 6-4. Battistini won 6-2, 6-3 and Matt Leeds rounded out the afternoon for the Sailfish, winning 8-4.

The Sailfish conclude their regular season this Saturday afternoon as they head to Miami Shores, Florida to take on Barry University at 3 pm. The Buccaneers are currently 18-0 and ranked No. 3 nationally.

PBA 7 EC 2

D1. Nowaczyk/Uryson def. Adiyasa/Springfield 8-5
D2. Felman/Appelqvist def. Heimberger/Leeds 9-7
D3. Battistini/Arroyo def. Lewis/Masella 9-7

1. Nowaczyk def. Adiyasa 6-0, 6-2
2. #28 Uryson def. Felman 6-0, 7-5
3. Heimberger def. Springfield 6-1, 6-4
4. Battistini def. Appelqvist 6-2, 6-3
5. Leeds def. Lewis 8-4
6. Masella def. Arroyo 8-5

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