Jan. 31, 2014
BOCA RATON, Fla. (January 31, 2014) – Florida Atlantic men’s tennis swept St. Thomas University,7-0 in FAU’s first home match of the season. The Owls won all but one doubles set to blank St. Thomas in the Bobcat’s first match of the season. FAU looked dominant in the win winning every singles match without dropping a set. The win moves FAU to 3-3 on the season.
FAU Sophomore Andrei Morin-Kougoucheff was dominant in his singles match, defeating Nicolas Etienne 6-1, 6-1. Morin-Kougocheff teamed with Junior Will Neuner in double to defeat Juan Bravo and Grover Ordonez 6-1. Neuner won his singles match by defeating Juan Bravo 6-1, 6-3. FAU Freshman Gerald Nickerson also breezed through his singles matchup defeating Joshua Rosner in straight sets 6-1, 6-1. FAU Junior Richard Meade defeated Grover Ordonez 6-4, 6-0 and FAU Junior Sean Bach defeated Arturo Romero 6-3, 6-0 before teaming up to defeat Nicolas Etienne and Joshua Rosner 6-5. FAU Freshman Harrison Heysek rounded out the singles competition by defeating Ariel Listo 6-2, 7-5(4).
The FAU men’s tennis is back in action next weekend with two matches at home. The first match is Saturday Feb. 8 at 9 a.m. against Bethune Cookman. The second match is Sunday Feb. 9 at 1:00 against in-state rival Florida Gulf Coast