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No. 6 Rollins Pulls Even in the SSC
Courtesy: Rollins Athletics  
Release: 04/09/2013

MELBOURNE, Fla. (April 9, 2013) – The sixth ranked Tars rebounded from a tough loss last Saturday to No. 1 Armstrong Atlantic, defeating Florida Tech handily, 8-1, in Melbourne.

With the win, Rollins pulls even in Sunshine State Conference play at 3-3, 11-7 overall, while FIT drops to 11-10, 1-5 in conference.

The Tars jumped out to a 3-0 lead after doubles on Tuesday and never looked back.

#17 Will Kwok and Jason Alabaster improved to 7-3 as a pair, defeating #23 Nicolas Clerc and Patrick Hernandez, 8-5, in the No. 1 spot 
while Adrian Di Felice and Cooper Maxwell defeated Beau Fieldsend and Matic Leskovar, 8-2, in the No. 2 match.

Robin Marchione and Malte Christesen played together for the first time this season, defeating Barry Dylewski and Riley Lorenz, 8-5, in the No. 3 slot.

Rollins suffered their only loss in the No. 1 singles match where #29 Kwok fell to Clerc, 6-3, 3-6, 10-6, but the Tars had already clinched the match, sweeping the remaining five matches. 

Christesen and Marchione both continued their success in singles, Christesen improving to 13-5 with a 6-1, 6-2 win over Leskovar at No. 2 while Marchione bested Hernandez, 7-5, 6-3, in the No. 3 match.

The Tars will be back action Thursday, Apr. 11 at Embry-Riddle.

Tennis Match Results

Rollins vs Florida Tech

04/09/13 at Melbourne, Fla.
(Moore Tennis Courts)

#6 Rollins 8, Florida Tech 1

 Singles competition 

1. Nicolas Clerc (FTM) def. #29 Will Kwok (RC) 6-3, 3-6, 10-6

2. #49 Malte Christesen (RC) def. Matic Leskovar (FTM) 6-1, 6-2

3. #34 Robin Marchione (RC) def. Patrick Hernandez (FTM) 7-5, 6-3

4. Sebastian Hafner (RC) def. Riley Lorenz (FTM) 6-0, 6-2

5. Adrian Di Felice (RC) def. Barry Dylewski (FTM) 6-3, 6-4

6. Jacobo Herrero (RC) def. Beau Fieldsend (FTM) 7-5, 6-2

 Doubles competition 

1. #17 Will Kwok/Jason Alabaster (RC) def. #23 Nicolas Clerc/Patrick Hernandez (FTM) 8-5

2. Adrian Di Felice/Cooper Maxwell (RC) def. Beau Fieldsend/Matic Leskovar (FTM) 8-2

3. Robin Marchione/Malte Christesen (RC) def. Barry Dylewski/Riley Lorenz (FTM) 8-5

Match Notes:

Rollins 11-7, 3-3 SSC; National ranking #6; Regional ranking #4

Florida Tech 11-10, 1-5 SSC; Regional ranking #10

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