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Rollins Tops Ouachita Baptist 5-2
Courtesy: Rollins Athletics  
Release: 03/19/2012

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WINTER PARK, Fla. (March 19, 2012) - The Tars took a lead in doubles and quickly sealed up the win in singles as eight-ranked Rollins defeated 22nd-ranked Ouachita Baptist 5-2 Monday afternoon.

Rollins improves to 9-5 on the year while the Tigers fall to 6-1.

Lucas Jovita and Jason Alabaster defeated Helge Knuth and Marvin Muller 8-3 in the top doubles match. Jeff Morris and Ari Davis teamed to take Ernesto Laborda and Ramon Abaitua 8-5 in the No. 3 slot.

Top-ranked Jovita battled Marko Boskovic in the No. 1 singles flight and won a three-set thriller, 6-1, 2-6, 6-4. In the No. 2 position, 11th-ranked Morris won 6-1, 6-1 over Knuth. Constantin Sturdza earned a point for the Tars with a 6-4, 7-6(2) win over Laborda at No. 6.

Rollins will next host West Florida on Wednesday, March 21 in Winter Park.

Tennis Match Results
Ouachita Baptist vs Rollins
3/19/2012 at Winter Park, Fla.
(Martin Tennis Complex)

#8 Rollins 5, #22 Ouachita Baptist 2

 Singles competition
1. #1 Lucas Jovita (RC) def. Marko Boskovic (OBU) 6-1, 2-6, 6-4
2. #11 Jeff Morris (RC) def. Helge Knuth (OBU) 6-1, 6-1
3. Malte Christesen (RC) vs. Kenny Brasil (OBU) 4-6, 7-6 (7-2), 1-2, unfinished
4. Ramon Abaitua (OBU) def. Jason Alabaster (RC) 6-2, 7-6 (7-2)
5. Ari Davis (RC) vs. Marvin Muller (OBU) 3-6, 6-2, 2-2, unfinished
6. Constantin Sturdza (RC) def. Ernesto Laborda (OBU) 6-4, 7-6 (7-2)

 Doubles competition
1. Lucas Jovita/Jason Alabaster (RC) def. Helge Knuth/Marvin Muller (OBU) 8-3
2. Marko Boskovic/Kenny Brasil (OBU) def. Sebastian Hafner/Constantin Sturdza (RC) 8-3
3. Jeff Morris/Ari Davis (RC) def. Ernesto Laborda/Ramon Abaitua (OBU) 8-5

Match Notes:
Ouachita Baptist 6-2; National ranking #22
Rollins 9-5; National ranking #8

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