April 7, 2013
Daytona Beach, FL - The Florida Atlantic University men's tennis team rallied in singles play to defeat Bethune-Cookman University 4-3 in the regular season finale on Sunday, April 7.
Senior Jose Fantova led the singles effort with a 6-1, 6-1 victory over Bethune-Cookman's Juan Varon on the No. 1 court. Sophomore Will Neuner also earned a straight-set victory at No. 2 singles. As a duo, Fantova and Neuner picked up an 8-3 victory in No. 1 doubles match.
FAU improved to 8-13 on the season and will play in the Sun Belt Conference Championships from April 17-20 in Lafayette, Louisiana.
Florida Atlantic 4, Bethune-Cookman 3
No. 1 Jose Fantova (FAU) def. Juan Varon (B-CU) 6-1, 6-1
No. 2 Will Neuner (FAU) def. Kip Jackson (B-CU) 6-3, 6-1
No. 3 Andrei Morin-Kougoucheff (FAU) def. Santiago Lobelo (B-CU) 6-1, 7-5
No. 4 Leonardo Lima (B-CU) def. Robert Dubuque (FAU) 6-3, 6-3
No. 5 Richard Meade (FAU) def. Diego Garavito (B-CU) 7-6 (3), 6-3
No. 6 Moritz Pronath (B-CU) def. Matthew Samberg (FAU) 2-6, 7-6 (8), 1-0 (4)
No. 1 Fantova/Neuner (FAU) def. Gilbert Rotich/Lima (B-CU) 8-3
No. 2 Lobelo/Garavito (B-CU) def. Dubuque/Meade (FAU) 9-7
No. 3 Pronath/Varon (B-CU) def. Morin-Kougoucheff/Bacha (FAU) 9-7
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