Sailfish Make Quick Work of Saint Vincent College in Men's Tennis Action
March 5, 2009
Written By: Michael Brown, Palm Beach Atlantic University SID
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.- Getting geared up for their annual spring break trip to Hilton Head, South Carolina next week, the Palm Beach Atlantic University men’s tennis team got things headed in the right direction as they cruised to a 9-0 victory over Saint Vincent University on Thursday afternoon at Gaines Park.
The dominating afternoon of tennis began with 8-0 sweeps in the first two sets in doubles as Krasimir Atanasov and Tyler Dealy teamed up at #1-doubles while Luke Bolanos and James Buerkle did the same at #2-doubles. John Tilton and Frankie Moulton, two veteran players for head coach Chi Ly, came away with an 8-1 victory at #3-doubles.
Atanasov and Bolanos continued their good work atop the singles action for the Sailfish as they both earned 6-0, 6-1 victories. Tilton and Dealy would follow as they finished out the SVC #3 and #4 singles players with 6-1, 6-1 and 6-1, 6-0 victories respectively.
Buerkle and newcomer Nick Hines also each dominated to the tune of 6-0, 6-0 and 6-2, 6-0 victories at #5 and #6 singles.
The victory moves the PBA men’s tennis team’s record to 6-4 on the season with their next contest slated to take place against Stonehill College on March 9th in Hilton Head, S.C.
PBA 9, Saint Vincent College (PA) 0
#1- Atanasov/Dealy (PBA) defeated Smith/Chirdon (SVC) 8-0
#2- Bolanos/Buerkle (PBA) defeated DeVincenzo/Filipiak (SVC) 8-0
#3- Tilton/Moulton (PBA) defeated Meholic/Camaione (SVC) 8-1
#1- Atanasov (PBA) defeated Smith (SVC) 6-0, 6-1
#2- Bolanos (PBA) defeated Chirdon (SVC) 6-0, 6-1
#3- Tilton (PBA) defeated DiVincezo (SVC) 6-1, 6-1
#4- Dealy (PBA) defeated Filipiak (SVC) 6-1, 6-0
#5- Buerkle (PBA) defeated Meholic (SVC) 6-0, 6-0
#6- Hines (PBA) defeated Camaione (SVC) 6-2, 6-0