FGCU Men's Tennis Tops #25 Ferris State University
Friday, March 04, 2005
FORT MYERS, Fla. – The No. 17 Florida Gulf Coast University men’s tennis team blanked Ferris State University 9-0 Friday afternoon at the FGCU Tennis Complex. All six players in the lineup won two matches apiece. Senior Richard Stempnowski (Cape Coral, FL) and senior Jose Pastrello (Limiera, Brazil) teamed up for a win at No. 1 doubles and then came through with victories at No. 1 and No. 2 singles, respectively. Junior Juan Carlos Osorio (Quito, Ecuador) and junior Tim Offerman (Hamburg, Germany) had similar success, teaming up at No. 2 doubles and finishing with wins at No.3 and No.5 singles, respectively. Sophomore Alberto Gutierrez (Bogotá, Columbia) and senior Seth Fogelman (Naples, FL) paired for a win at No. 3 doubles and earned singles wins at No.4 and No.6. FGCU, which improved to 5-1 with the win, hosts Division I Boston College on Sunday afternoon. Singles competition 1. Richard Stempnowski (FGCU) def. Jason Cole (FSU) 6-4, 6-1 2. Jose Pastrello (FGCU) def. Martin Hoch (FSU) 7-6 (4) 3. Juan Osorio (FGCU) def. Kyle Halberg (FSU) 6-1, 6-3 4. Alberto Gutierrez (FGCU) def. Mark Hammelman (FSU) 4-6, 6-1, 10-4 5. Tim Offerman (FGCU) def. Francisco Gomez (FSU) 6-2, 6-3 6. Seth Fogelman (FGCU) def. Michael Angarita (FSU) 6-4, 6-4 Doubles competition 1. Stempnowski/Pastrello (FGCU) def. Cole/Hoch (FSU) 8-5 2. Osorio/Offerman (FGCU) def. Hammelman/Halberg (FSU) 8-5 3. Gutierrez/Fogelman (FGCU) def. Hill/Gomez (FSU) 9-7