Men's Tennis Drops 4-3 Match at UCF
Senior Jose Fantova won in singles and doubles action agianst UCF on Friday

Senior Jose Fantova won in singles and doubles action agianst UCF on Friday

Feb. 9, 2013

Final Stats

Orlando, FL - The Florida Atlantic University men's tennis team dropped a hard-fought 4-3 match to in-state rival UCF on Friday, February 8. This marked the sixth straight season that the teams' matches have been decided by a 4-3 score.

FAU (1-4) grabbed the doubles point after getting victories at the No. 1 and No. 2 matches. At the top of the lineup, the duo of senior Jose Fantova and sophomore Will Neuner improved to 3-1 on the season with an 8-5 victory. Then, sophomore Robert Dubuque and freshman Andrei Morin-Kougoucheff picked up an 8-6 win at No. 2 doubles.

In singles, Fantova won a three-set match at the No. 2 position. He captured the opening set by a 7-5 score and came back to capture the deciding third set by a convincing 6-2 score.

Morin-Kougoucheff lost only three games to win the No. 3 singles match. Meanwhile, UCF (3-3) earned three-set victories at No. 4 and No. 5 singles to pick up the home court victory.

The Owls are scheduled to return to the court on Friday, February 15 against Hampton University in a match being played in Daytona Beach.

UCF 4, Florida Atlantic 3
No. 1 Jorge Blasco (UCF) def. Will Neuner (FAU) 6-3, 6-2
No. 2 Jose Fantova (FAU) def. Amar Hromic (UCF) 7-5, 3-6, 6-2
No. 3 Andrei Morin-Kougoucheff (FAU) def. Pedro Wagner (UCF) 6-3, 6-0
No. 4 Jose Sangroniz (UCF) def. Richard Meade (FAU) 4-6, 6-2, 6-2
No. 5 Matthew Gladstone (UCF) def. Robert Dubuque (FAU) 6-7 (4), 6-4, 6-1
No. 6 Francesc Aulina (UCF) def. Sean Bacha (FAU) 6-4, 7-6 (4)
No. 1 Fantova/Neuner (FAU) def. Bolona/Hromic (UCF) 8-5
No. 2 Morin-Kougoucheff/Dubuque (FAU) def. Wagner/Aulina (UCF) 8-6
No. 3 Gladstone/Blasco (UCF) def. Meade/Bacha (FAU) 8-3



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