BRADENTON, Fla. (April 22, 2017) – Rollins will settle for fourth in the Sunshine State Conference Tournament, after falling 5-1 to the second-seeded Saint Leo Lions in the Consolation Game.  The No. 28 Tars fall to 11-11 on the year, while the No. 3 Lions improve to 13-4.

The Tars fell behind 3-0 at the conclusion of doubles play.  Patrick Sell and Sami Kirberg battled Thomas Grinberg and Vincent Suillerot in the first position, but ultimately fell 9-7. 

The Lions bested the Tars in the first and third positions to end the match.  Cody Gubin tallied the Tars lone win on the day, downing Oskar Nurmio 6-3, 7-6 (10-8).  Daniel Ferl was up a set, out of the fifth positions, when the contest was decided.  Francesco Racanelli had battled back from a first set defeat to to even his match in the second spot. 

Rollins will learn their fate on Tuesday, April 25, at 8:30 p.m. during the NCAA Division II Men’s Tennis Selection Show.

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