Men's Tennis Picks Up First A-Sun Win
Sunday, March 09, 2008

FORT MYERS, Fla., - The FGCU men’s tennis team improved to 4-5 overall and 1-2 with their first Atlantic Sun win, a 4-3 decision over UNF. The Ospreys, who came into the match ranked #75 in the ITA rankings, fall to 7-5, 3-2.

FGCU won the doubles point, getting wins at the #1 and #2 positions. All three doubles ended in scores of 8-5. Brenton Bacon and Andrew Kam won at #1 while Danny Lee and Mikkell Mueller won at #2.

UNF won the top three singles matches, two that went to the third set. Eduardo Pereira downed Bacon 5-7, 7-6, 6-3 while Yuiti Lopes won 7-6, 6-7, 10-8 over Mikkel Muller. Ervin Garibovic and Lee each won in straight sets while Edson Lima won at #6 in three sets.

The Eagles will be back in action again on March 16 when they host Colgate at 1:00 pm.

Match Details

Position University of North Florida Florida Gulf Coast University Winner Score
#1  Singles Eduardo Pereira Brenton Bacon University of North Florida 7-5 6-7(4)3-6
#2  Singles Javier Ferrin Andrew Kam University of North Florida 6-0 6-0
#3  Singles Yuiti Lopes Mikkel Muller University of North Florida 7-6(7)6-7(8) 10-8
#4  Singles Graham Edgar Ervin Garibovic Florida Gulf Coast University 6-1 6-1
#5  Singles Kurt Gattiker Danny Lee Florida Gulf Coast University 7-5 6-2
#6  Singles Adrian Escarate Edson Lima Florida Gulf Coast University 7-5 3-6 6-1
#1   Doubles Yuiti Lopes
Alejandro Argumedo
Brenton Bacon
Andrew Kam
Florida Gulf Coast University 8-5
#2   Doubles Eduardo Pereira
Kurt Gattiker
Danny Lee
Mikkel Muller
Florida Gulf Coast University 8-5
#3   Doubles Javier Ferrin
Adrian Escarate
Edson Lima
Ervin Garibovic
University of North Florida 8-5