March 24, 2003
New Orleans, LA - Florida Atlantic University concluded its two match road trip in New Orleans by falling, 6-1, to no. 20 Tulane University. Ernest Diaz got credit for FAU's point as the Barcelona native beat Patrizio Maucci, 6-4, 6-2, at no. 6. Diaz also got credit with a doubles victory when he paired with fellow senior Cristian Piaz to win, 8-5, at no. 2. With the loss, FAU falls to 6-10 on the year.
FAU will play its last home match on Sunday, March 30, against Atlantic Sun foe UCF. The match is scheduled to start at 11:00 am.
Michael Kogan (TU) def. Kevin Obletz (FAU) 7-6, 6-1.
Victor Romero (TU) def. David Demers (FAU) 6-2, 6-4.
Dmitry Koch (TU) def. Jeremy Perez (FAU) 6-2, 6-1.
Hannu Piiroinen (TU) def. Cristian Paiz (FAU) 7-5, 6-2.
Jorge Lievano (TU) def. F.J. Schofield (FAU) 6-2, 6-3.
Ernest Diaz (FAU) def. Patrizio Maucci (TU) 6-4, 6-2.
Kogan/Romero (TU) def. Demers/Obletz (FAU) 8-2.
Diaz/Paiz (FAU) def. Maucci/Piiroinen (TU) 8-5.
Kock/Lievano (TU) def. Perez/Schofield (FAU) 8-2.