WINTER PARK, Fla. (March 13, 2013) - After six days off from competition due to consecutive rain-outs, the No. 6 Tars shook off the rust in a 7-2 win over the visiting Mustangs of Midwestern State University on Wednesday.
Rollins took two of three doubles matches to take a one-point lead into singles. Will Kwok and Jason Alabaster fell in No. 1 doubles but Robin Marchione and Jacobo Herrero and Adrian Di Felice and Cooper Maxwell picked up the slack, picking up wins in the No. 2 and No. 3 spots, respectively.
The Tars then blew through singles, taking 5-6 matches. Kwok, Marchione, Herrero and Maxwell each picked up wins in singles play while Malte Christesen joined in with a 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 win in No. 3 singles over Kyle Davidson.
The Mustangs lone win came in the No. 4 spot when Franko Siljeg defeated Di Felice 3-6, 7-6 (10-5), 6-4
The Tars will be back in action Friday, Mar. 15 when they play host to Auburn University at Montgomery. Play is set to begin at 3 p.m.
Tennis Match Results
Midwestern State vs Rollins
03/13/13 at Winter Park, Fla. (Tiedke Complex)
#6 Rollins 7, #31 Midwestern State 2
1. Will Kwok (RC) def. Luke Joyce (MSU) 7-6 (7-3), 6-2
2. Robin Marchione (RC) def. Colby Meeks (MSU) 6-2, 6-3
3. Malte Christesen (RC) def. Kyle Davidson (MSU) 4-6, 6-2, 6-4
4. Franko Siljeg (MSU) def. Adrian Di Felice (RC) 3-6, 7-6 (7-5), 6-4
5. Jacobo Herrero (RC) def. Kacper Boborykin (MSU) 6-1, 4-6, 6-2
6. Cooper Maxwell (RC) def. Austin Crawford (MSU) 7-6 (7-3), 6-1
Midwestern State 6-4; National ranking #31
Rollins 6-4; National ranking #6