Freshman Matthew Samberg earned a straight-set victory against Oklahoma State on Saturday
Feb. 23, 2013
Fort Myers, FL - The Florida Atlantic University men's tennis team lost a hard-fought 4-2 match to Oklahoma State University of the Big 12 Conference on Saturday afternoon in Fort Myers.
Fantova rallied after dropping the opening set to defeat Chris Haworth by 6-3 scores in the second and third sets of the No. 1 match. Then, Samberg earned a straight-set 6-3, 6-2 win in the No. 4 match.
Sophomore Robert Dubuque was leading OSU's Trevor Horstmann 3-1 in the third set when the match was halted when the team match was decided.
FAU, now 2-5 for the season, is scheduled to play at Stetson University on Sunday, February 24 in DeLand.
Oklahoma State 4, Florida Atlantic 2
No. 1 Jose Fantova (FAU) def. Chris Haworth (OSU) 1-6, 6-3, 6-3
No. 2 Denys Pume (OSU) def. Will Neuner (FAU) 6-3, 6-7 (9), 7-5
No. 3 Matt Campbell (OSU) def. Andrei Morin-Kougoucheff (FAU) 4-6, 6-3, 6-1
No. 4 Matthew Samberg (FAU) def. Richard Del Nunzio (OSU) 6-3, 6-2
No. 5 Brady Bohrnstedt (OSU) def. Richard Meade (FAU) 6-2, 6-3
No. 6 Robbie Dubuque (FAU) leading Trevor Horstmann (OSU) 6-3, 6-7 (6), 3-1 unfinished
No. 1 Fantova/Neuner (FAU) tied Del Nunzio/Pume (OSU) 6-6 unfinished
No. 2 Biktyakov/Campbell (OSU) def. Dubuque/Morin-Kougoucheff (FAU) 8-4
No. 3 Bohrnstedt/Haworth (OSU) def. Sean Bacha/Meade (FAU) 8-3