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Rollins Coasts in SSC Championship Quarterfinal
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Release: 04/18/2013

BOCA RATON, Fla. (April 18, 2013) – The sixth ranked Tars blew past Florida Southern in Thursday’s SSC tournament quarterfinal, needing just six matches to clinch the 5-1 victory.

Rollins, who is serving as the four seed in the tournament, jumped out to an early one-point advantage after doubles, taking both the No. 1 and No. 3 matches.

#17 Will Kwok and Jason Alabaster defeated Emanuel Lueber and Benoit Paradis, 8-4
in the No. 1 spot while Adrian Di Felice and Cooper Maxwell (RC) downed Jorge Gutierrez and Charles Garneau, 8-4, in the No. 3 slot.

In singles, Maxwell gave the Tars a 3-1 lead, winning the No. 6 match 6-1, 6-1 over Garneau before #34 Robin Marchione improved to 14-4 overall in singles with a 6-1, 6-3 win over Carl Lundberg at No. 3.

Sebastian Hafner finished it off, defeating Vladimir Barabash , 6-2, 6-1, in the No. 4 spot to propel Rollins into Friday’s semifinal where the Tars will take on No. 1 seed, Barry. Play is set to begin at 11:30 a.m.

Tennis Match Results

Florida Southern College vs Rollins

04/18/13 at Boca Raton, Fla.
(South County Regional Park)

#6 Rollins 5, #29 Florida Southern College 1

 Singles competition 

1. #29 Will Kwok (RC) vs. Emanuel Lueber (FSCM) 6-4, 4-0, unfinished

2. #49 Malte Christesen (RC) vs. Benoit Paradis (FSCM) 7-5, 1-0, unfinished

3. #34 Robin Marchione (RC) def. Carl Lundberg (FSCM) 6-1, 6-3

4. Sebastian Hafner (RC) def. Vladimir Barabash (FSCM) 6-2, 6-1

5. Adrian Di Felice (RC) vs. Jorge Gutierrez (FSCM) 6-3, 5-2, unfinished

6. Cooper Maxwell (RC) def. Charles Garneau (FSCM) 6-1, 6-1

 Doubles competition 

1. #17 Will Kwok/Jason Alabaster (RC) def. Emanuel Lueber/Benoit Paradis (FSCM) 8-4

2. Carl Lundberg/Vladimir Barabash (FSCM) def. Malte Christesen/Robin Marchione (RC) 9-8 (9-7)

3. Adrian Di Felice/Cooper Maxwell (RC) def. Jorge Gutierrez/Charles Garneau (FSCM) 8-4

Match Notes:

Florida Southern College 13-9; National ranking #29; Regional ranking #7

Rollins 12-7; National ranking #6; Regional ranking #5

Order of finish: Doubles (1,3,2); Singles (6,3,4)

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