SATURDAY, JANUARY 28, 2012
Men’s tennis opens 2012 season at UCF
The Jacksonville University men’s tennis team fell to UCF by a score of 6-1 Saturday in Orlando. This was the first match of the spring for the JU men’s tennis team.
The Dolphins lone point came when freshman Richard Casagrande defeated UCF’s Matthew Gladstone 6-3, 3-6, 6-3. Casagrande also prevailed in his doubles match when he teamed up with junior Fernando Bano Lopez to win 8-6.
Although junior Jose Fantova and sophomore Larry Condez were not victorious in their matches, they were competitive and forced a third set. Fantova fell to UCF’s Erik Brunskog 4-6, 6-1, 6-3, while Condez was defeated by Mario Samson 3-6, 6-1, 6-2.
The loss moves JU to 0-1 on the season. They return to action February 4th when they host South Carolina State at the Keith Watson Family Tennis Complex.
Tennis Match Results
Jacksonville vs UCF
UCF 6, Jacksonville 1
1. Jorge Blasco (UCF) def. Fernando Bano Lopez (JU) 6-2, 6-0
2. Erik Brunskog (UCF) def. Jose Fantova (JU) 4-6, 6-1, 6-3
3. Mario Samson (UCF) def. Larry Condez (JU) 3-6, 6-1, 6-2
4. Richard Casagrande (JU) def. Matthew Gladstone (UCF) 6-3, 3-6, 6-3
5. Joe Delinks (UCF) def. Eduardo Martinez (JU) 6-2, 6-1
6. Juan Bolona (UCF) def. Eimon Heywood (JU) 6-0, 6-3
1. Richard Casagrande/Fernando Bano Lopez (JU) def. Erik Brunskog/Eugene Dolgovykh (UCF) 8-6
2. Matthew Gladstone/Juan Bolona (UCF) def. Jose Fantova/Eduardo Martinez (JU) 8-3
3. Mario Samson/Joe Delinks (UCF) def. Matt Hansen/Eimon Heywood (JU) 8-3