Men's Tennis Slips at JU
Jeremy Perez hopes to lead FAU to victory in next weeks A-Sun Tournament.

Jeremy Perez hopes to lead FAU to victory in next weeks A-Sun Tournament.

April 12, 2003

Jacksonville, FL - Jeremy Perez won in both doubles and singles but the Owls fell, 4-3, at Jacksonville University. The match was the last match of the regular season for FAU (8-12, 1-3).

The morning began with FAU taking the last two doubles matches to take an early 1-0 lead. Perez gave the Owls a 2-0 cushion by defeating Rich Davoli, 6-1, 6-1, at no. 5. That was the largest lead FAU would enjoy as JU steamrolled back to win four of the last five singles matches.

Juan Todero put FAU within one point of victory when he beat Dale Alderman, 6-4, 6-1, at no. 6.

In doubles, Perez teamed with Ernest Diaz to win at no. 2. F.J. Schofield and Oscar Plotnik followed with a victory of their own that sealed the doubles point.

FAU's next match will depend on where it is seeded in the A-Sun Tournament. The tournament will be held in DeLand, FL beginning April 16. Seeds will be announced April 14.

Singles

1. Ben Birkman (JU) def. David Demers (FAU) 6-1, 6-2.
2. Martin Hehensteiger (JU) def. Cristian Paiz (FAU) 6-4, 6-4.
3. Christoph Mueller (JU) def. F.J. Schofield (FAU) 6-4, 6-2.
4. Andres Rojas (JU) def. Ernest Diaz (FAU) 6-2, 6-3.
5. Jeremy Perez (FAU) def. Rich Davoli (JU) 6-1, 6-1.
6. Juan Todero (FAU) def. Dale Alderman (JU) 6-4, 6-1.

Doubles

 

 

1. Birkman/Mueller (JU) def. Demers/Paiz (FAU) 8-2.
2. Plotnik/ Schofield (FAU) def. Hehensteiger/Rojas (JU) 8-6.
3. Diaz/Perez (FAU) def. Alderman/Devoli (JU) 8-3.

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