SUNDAY, MARCH 04, 2007
Men's Tennis defeats Hampton University, 4-3

March 4, 2007

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Dolphins (4-4, 1-3 A-Sun) took to the court against Hampton University Sunday morning to battle it out. After winning the doubles point by winning no. 1 and 2 doubles, singles play went underway to determine the winner.

Jordi Ballester once again led the dolphins defeating Chang 6-1, 6-2 in no. 1 doubles. Francisco Riveroll and Vinicius Craveiro helped the dolphins by earning wins in the no. 2 and 3 singles respectively.

"We played with a great need and desperation to win at every position in doubles and singles," said head coach Jarod Camerota. "If we can do this for the rest of the season, we will be very successful."

The dolphins will continue play at home on Thursday March 8 at 2:00 p.m.

Singles:

1. Jordi Ballester (JU) def. Seo-Jae Chang (HU) 6-1, 6-2

2. Francisco Riveroll (JU) def. Alin Zorila-Ditoiu (HU) 6-0, 2-6, 6-3

3. Sung-kwon Baek (HU) def. Victor Vaz (JU) 6-4, 6-4

4. Vinicius Craveiro (JU) def. Nicholas Hudson (HU) 6-3, 6-4

5. Marco Herrera (HU) def. Marcos Oliveira (JU) 6-3, 1-6, 6-3

6. Hampton def. JU default

Doubles:

1. Oliveira/Riveroll (JU) def. Chang/Zorila-Ditoiu (HU) 9-7

2. Ballester/Vaz (JU) def. Gorh/Hudson (HU) 9-7

3. Hampton def. JU default