Rollins – 0
No. 1 Barry – 9
WINTER PARK, Fla. (Mach 23, 2018) – The Tars could not handle the newly minted top team in the nation, the Barry Bucs, falling 9-0 on Friday afternoon. With the defeat the Tars fall to 6-9 overall and 1-2 in the Sunshine State Conference. Barry improves to 12-1 and 4-0 in conference action.
Guillermo De Nicolas-Ruiz and Ziad Melhaoui each forced third sets in their singles matches for the Tars. Nicolas-Ruiz recovered from a first set loss in the second spot, but could not complete the comeback. Melhaoui took the first set on the fourth court, but was tripped up in the end, 3-6, 6-2, 10-7.
Rollins will continue the SSC gauntlet next Wednesday, March 28, when they travel to Daytona Beach to take on the No. 8 Embry-Riddle Eagles. First serve is set for 3:30 p.m.
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