Fish Grind Out Big Victory over Nationally-Ranked Tusculum University

Written By: Michael Brown, Palm Beach Atlantic University SID

HILTON HEAD, S.C.- The Palm Beach Atlantic University men’s tennis team came away with a solid effort and 7-2 victory on Tuesday morning as they downed #38th-ranked Tusculum University in Hilton Head, South Carolina. The Fish earned two of three victories in doubles and then their first three singles players dominated to wins as well.

Luke Bolanos, PBA’s outstanding freshman #2 player, had perhaps the most impressive performance of the day with a 6-0, 6-1 victory. He also teamed up with Krasimir Atanasov for an 8-3 doubles win at #1-doubles.

Atanasov, John Tilton, Tyler Dealy , and James Buerkle all joined Bolanos as singles winners while Bolanos and Tilton teamed up for the other doubles win.

PBA 7 Tusculum 2

1D. Atanasov/Buerkle def. Clayton/Rodriguez 8-3
2D.  Bolanos/Tilton def. Rees/Kiser 8-5
3D. Dealy/Moulton lost to Lin/Beal 8-5

1. Atanasov def. Rodriguez 6-3,6-2
2. Bolanos def. Rees 6-0,6-1
3. Dealy def. Beal 6-0, 4-6, 10-4
4. Moulton lost to Lin 6-1,6-3
5. Tilton def. Kiser 6-1,6-1
6. Buerkle def. Santos 6-2,6-1

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