BOCA RATON, Fla.- Florida Atlantic men's tennis traveled to Orlando, FL on Tuesday to take on Fairleigh Dickinson and came away with a 6-1 win. FAU has won four consecutive matches and has not given up more than one point to their last four opponents. The four game streak is the Owls best run since the 2012 season when they won five in row.
The FAU duo of senior Will Neuner and junior Andrei Morin-Kougoucheff defeated Arvis Berzins and Jake Whalley 6-2. Neuner and Morin-Kougoucheff are 9-3 on the season with a three-match win streak. FAU senior Sean Bacha teamed with sophomore Stefan Burnett to defeat Diogo Garnel and Arnaud Valentin 6-2 the help FAU secure the doubles point. Bacha and Burnett are 6-3 playing together this season.
FAU senior Richard Meade defeated Jake Whalley 6-3, 6-2. Meade is on a three-match win streak. FAU freshman Zandrix Acob defeated Adam Chan 6-2, 6-4. The win is Acob's tenth on the season bring his dual match record to 10-6. FAU freshman Alexander Gitin also won defeating Diogo Garnel 6-1, 6-3. FAU senior Robert Dubuque defeated Arnaud Valentin 6-3, 6-4 for his second consecutive win. FAU sophomore Stefan Burnett defeated Ryan Foster 6-1, 6-1 to improve to 4-1 on the season.
FAU is back on the court Wednesday March 25 for a home double header. The Owls take on Nebraska-Omaha at 9 a.m. and then return to the court at 1:30 against Brown. The Brown match will be the Red/Blue match for Owls. All home matches are played at Patch Reef Park in Boca Raton and admission to all FAU tennis matches is free.
Florida Atlantic 6, Fairleigh Dickinson 1
3/18/2015 at Orlando, FL
1. Arvis Berzins (FDU) def. Will Neuner (FAU) 1-6, 6-3, 10-7
2. Richard Meade (FAU) def. Jake Whalley (FDU) 6-3, 6-2
3. Zandrix Acob (FAU) def. Adam Chan (FDU) 6-2, 6-4
4. Alexander Gitin (FAU) def. Diogo Garnel (FDU) 6-1, 6-3
5. Robert Dubuque (FAU) def. Arnaud Valentin (FDU) 6-3, 6-4
6. Stefan Burnett (FAU) def. Ryan Foster (FDU) 6-1, 6-1
1. Andrei M-Kougoucheff/Will Neuner (FAU) def. Arvis Berzins/Jake Whalley (FDU) 6-2
2. Sean Bacha/Stefan Burnett (FAU) def. Diogo Garnel/Arnaud Valentin (FDU) 6-2
3. Adam Chan/William Bourne (FDU) def. Richard Meade/Robert Dubuque (FAU) 6-4
Fairleigh Dickinson 5-7
Florida Atlantic 11-7