FORT MYERS, Fla. – The No. 16 Florida Gulf Coast University men’s tennis team picked up its eighth shutout in nine matches with a 9-0 win over Bentley College Wednesday afternoon at the FGCU Tennis Complex.
FGCU swept the doubles matches as seniors Richard Stempnowski (Cape Coral, FL) and Jose Pastrello (Limiera, Brazil) won 8-3 in the first position, juniors Juan Carlos Osorio (Equito, Ecuador) and Tim Offerman (Hamburg, Germany) captured the second position 8-2, and freshman Gavin Manders (Warwick, Bermuda) and senior Seth Fogelman (Naples, FL) were 8-4 winners in the third spot.
All six players also recorded straight set singles victories for FGCU (10-2), with Offerman and Fogelman both registering 6-0, 6-0 wins.
FGCU returns to the courts on Friday when it hosts No. 10 Armstrong Atlantic State University.
1. Richard Stempnowski (FGCU) def. Greg Maloomian (BC) 6-2, 6-3
2. Jose Pastrello (FGCU) def. Greg Avola (BC) 6-3, 6-0
3. Juan Osorio (FGCU) def. Colin Whooten (BC) 6-2, 6-0
4. Tim Offerman (FGCU) def. Mike McCrillis (BC) 6-0, 6-0
5. Seth Fogelman (FGCU) def. Eddie Sepulveda (BC) 6-0, 6-0
6. Gavin Manders (FGCU) def. Mattew Weiss (BC) 6-2, 6-3
1. Stempnowski/Pastrello (FGCU) def. Maloomian (BC) 8-3
2. Osorio/Offerman (FGCU) def. McCrillis/Sepulveda (BC) 8-2
3. Manders/Fogelman (FGCU) def. Whooten/Roy (BC) 8-4