Feb. 28, 2004
BOCA RATON, FL - Senior Cristian Paiz made his season debut Saturday morning, but his singles victory wasn't enough, as Florida Atlantic University fell, 5-2, to the University of Central Florida in Orlando, FL. The loss drops FAU to 3-5 on the year and 0-2 in the Atlantic Sun Conference.
Paiz had an easy time at no. 2, winning 6-2, 6-3 against Gabriel Strangberg.
F.J. Schofield earned the other point for the Owls at no. 4. The junior breezed by Simon Jaeger, 6-0, 6-2. Schofield has now won seven of eight singles matches on the year, including four consecutive.
FAU next plays Troy State 11:00 am February 29, in Orlando, FL.
1. Antonio Sierra (UCF) def. Antonello Magris (FAU) 6-2, 0-6, 7-6.
2. Cristian Paiz (FAU) def. Gabriel Strangberg (UCF) 6-2, 6-3.
3. Ener Gursoy (UCF) def. David Demers (FAU) 6-4, 6-3.
4. F.J. Schofield (FAU) def. Simon Jaeger (UCF) 6-0, 6-2.
5. Joel Allen (UCF) def. Daniel McCauley (FAU) 6-1, 6-1.
6. Paul Ramy (UCF) def. Kevin Obletz (FAU) 6-4, 6-3.
1. Allen/Jaeger (UCF) def. Magris/C. Paiz (FAU) 9-7.
2. Demers/Schofield (FAU) def. Ramy/Sierra (UCF) 9-8.
3. Gursoy/Strangberg (UCF) def. Gianfranco Dossena/Mauricio Paiz (FAU) 8-1.