BOCA RATON, Fla.- Florida Atlantic men's tennis defeated Nebraska-Omaha 4-0 on Wednesday. The win FAU's fifth consecutive improved the Owls overall record to 12-7 on the season.
FAU was able to win the doubles point early in the match. FAU senior Richard Meade and FAU freshman Zandrix Acob defeated Nathan Greteman and Colin Buckley 6-2 in the No. 1 position. FAU senior Robert Dubuque and sophomore Stephan Burnett defeated Marko Minic and John Ellis 6-5. FAU sophomore Gerald Nickerson and freshman Ignacio Jimenez defeated Erik Anderson and Ignace Warson 6-3.
In singles Andrei Morin-Kougoucheff defeated Colin Buckley when Buckley retired in the first set. FAU senior Will Neuner continued his strong season defeating Erik Anderson 6-1, 6-0 to improve to 11-6 on the season. FAU freshman Ignacio Jimenez defeated Ignace Warson 6-1, 6-1 to secure the win for the Owls.
FAU returns to the court for their second match of the day at 1:30 against Brown at home at Patch Reef Park.
Florida Atlantic 4, Omaha 0
3/25/2015 at Boca Raton, FL
1. Andrei M-Kougoucheff (FAU) def. Colin Buckley (UNO) 4-0, retired
2. Will Neuner (FAU) def. Erik Anderson (UNO) 6-1, 6-0
3. Sean Bacha (FAU) vs. Marko Minic (UNO) 6-1, 3-4, unfinished
4. Alexander Gitin (FAU) vs. John Ellis (UNO) 6-0, 2-3, unfinished
5. Ignacio Jimenez (FAU) def. Ignace Warson (UNO) 6-1, 6-1
6. Gerald Nickerson (FAU) vs. Nathan Greteman (UNO) 6-3, 4-0, unfinished
1. Richard Meade/Zandrix Acob (FAU) def. Nathan Greteman/Colin Buckley (UNO) 6-2
2. Stefan Burnett/Robert Dubuque (FAU) def. Marko Minic/John Ellis (UNO) 6-5
3. Gerald Nickerson/Ignacio Jimenez (FAU) def. Erik Anderson/Ignace Warson (UNO) 6-3
Florida Atlantic 12-7