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Men's Tennis Out-Duels Buccaneers

March 5, 2004

BOCA RATON, FL - Gianfranco Dossena's win at no. 6 sealed Florida Atlantic University's 5-2 victory over Charleston Southern University, Friday afternoon in Boca Raton, FL. The match, however, was never in doubt as the Owls built an early 3-0 lead. The win evens the Owls' record at 5-5 overall.

Dossena defeated CSU's Juan Martin Suso, 7-5, 6-1.

Cristian Paiz, David Demers, and F.J. Schofield each had a large role in giving FAU an early cushion, winning in both doubles and singles play.

Schofield and Demers combined to clinch the doubles point, and to win at nos. 3 and 4, respectively. Schofield breezed by Kutlwano Lephuthino, 6-0, 6-1, for his sixth consecutive singles match win. Demers defeated Lebo Jacobs, 7-5, 6-1.

Meanwhile, Paiz teamed with Antonello Magris to win 8-5 at no. 1 doubles. The senior then went on to drop Jean-Peirre De Lange, 6-3, 6-3, at no. 2 singles. Paiz's win followed Schofield's, giving FAU the dominant 3-0 edge.

FAU next hosts Georgia State, 2:00 pm, March 10, in Boca Raton, FL.


1. Quentin Guichard (CSU) def. Antonello Magris (FAU) 7-5, 6-2.
2. Cristian Paiz (FAU) def. Jean-Pierre De Lange (CSU) 6-3, 6-3.
3. F.J. Schofield (FAU) def. Kutlwano Lephuthino (CSU) 6-0, 6-1.
4. David Demers (FAU) def. Lebo Jacobs (CSU) 7-5, 6-1.
5. Lee Schuttle (CSU) def. Juan Todero (FAU) 6-4, 6-4.
6. Gianfranco Dossena (FAU) def. Juan Martin Suso (CSU) 7-5, 6-1.




1. Magris/Paiz (FAU) def. de Lange/Guichard(CSU) 8-5.
2. Demers/Schofield (FAU) def. Akbar/Lephuthino (CSU) 8-6.
3. Jacobs/Schuttle (CSU) def. Dossena/Obletz (FAU) 8-4.

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