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No. 8 Rollins Shuts out Nation's Top-Ranked Team
Courtesy: Rollins Athletics  
Release: 03/26/2012
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WINTER PARK, Fla. (March 26, 2012) - Facing the defending national champion and top-ranked team in the nation, eight-ranked Rollins scored a statement win, blanking No. 1 ranked Valdosta State 9-0 Monday.

Rollins improved its record to 11-6 while the Blazers fall to 5-3.

Lucas Jovita and Jason Alabaster picked up their 11th victory of the season, beating Christian Hansen and Niklas Herbring 8-3 at the No. 1 match. Malte Christesen and Constantin Sturdza beat K. Kutschenko and Sebasian Jasyk 8-2 at No. 2 while Jeff Morris and Ari Davis took Nicola Kusy and Tammo Haake 8-2 at No. 3.

Top-ranked Jovita beat 22nd-ranked Hansen 7-6(2), 6-4 in the top match and 11th-ranked Morris won over 50th-ranked 6-2, 6-1 at No. 2.

Christensen won 6-4, 3-6, 10-6 over Herbring in the No. 3 match while Davis took the No. 4 match 6-7(4), 6-1, 10-5 over Kusy. Constantin Sturdza beat Sebastian Jask 7-5, 6-1 at No. 5 and Alabaster beat Tammo Haake 6-1, 6-1.

The Tars will meet Barry in Sunshine State Conference action on Saturday, March 31.

Tennis Match Results
Valdosta State vs Rollins
3/26/2012 at Winter Park, Fla.
(Tiedtke Tennis Courts)

#8 Rollins 9, #1 Valdosta State 0

 Singles competition
1. #1 Lucas Jovita (RC) def. #22 Christian Hansen (VSUM) 7-6 (7-2), 6-4
2. #11 Jeff Morris (RC) def. #50 K. Kutschenko (VSUM) 6-2, 6-1
3. Malte Christesen (RC) def. Niklas Herbring (VSUM) 6-4, 3-6, 10-6
4. Ari Davis (RC) def. Nicola Kusy (VSUM) 6-7 (4-7), 6-1, 10-5
5. Constantin Sturdza (RC) def. Sebastian Jasyk (VSUM) 7-5, 6-1
6. Jason Alabaster (RC) def. Tammo Haake (VSUM) 6-1, 6-1

 Doubles competition
1. Lucas Jovita/Jason Alabaster (RC) def. Christian Hansen/Niklas Herbring (VSUM) 8-3
2. Malte Christesen/Constantin Sturdza (RC) def. K. Kutschenko/Sebastian Jasyk (VSUM) 8-2
3. Jeff Morris/Ari Davis (RC) def. Nicola Kusy/Tammo Haake (VSUM) 8-2

Match Notes:
Valdosta State 5-3; National ranking #1
Rollins 11-6; National ranking #8


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