No. 1 West Florida 5, No. 23 Lincoln Memorial 0

May 6, 2005

PENSACOLA, FLA. - The NCAA Division II Men¹s and Women¹s Tennis South Regional concluded today with the second round of the NCAA Division II Championship Tournament. Defending national champions No. 1 West Florida (26-2) blanked No. 23 Lincoln Memorial 5-0 for another trip to Altamonte Springs, Fla. for Nationals.

The Argonauts won all three doubles matches to begin the morning. Sixth-ranked duo Paulius Jurkenas and Mario Vergara (21-6) defeated Lukas Burkon and Jan Cingel 8-5 at No. 1. At No. 2, Diego Zorzi and German Dalmagro (19-4) won 8-2 over Peter Kurhajec and Miroslav Kavala. For the No. 3 win, Jonas Mouly and Nicolas Barrientos (16-4) defeated Miroslav Hlubik and Jozef Holkovic 8-5.

West Florida won the No. 1 and 2 singles matches for the conclusion of the competition. In the No. 1 spot, fourth-ranked Zorzi outlasted No. 39 Kurhajec in two sets of 6-3 and 6-4. Sixth-ranked Jurkenas defeated Burkon 6-3 and 6-1 in the No. 2 match. The remaining sets went unfinished.

UWF will play the winner of Ferris State and Southern Indiana (May 6 at 2:00 p.m. EST) in the Round of 16 on Wednesday, May 11 in Altamonte Springs, Fla..

NO. 1 WEST FLORIDA 5, NO. 23 LINCOLN MEMORIAL 0
SINGLES
West Florida Lincoln Memorial Winner Scores
#1 No. 4 Diego Zorzi No. 39 Peter Kurhajec UWF 6-3, 6-4
#2 No. 6 Paulius Jurkenas Lukas Burkon UWF 6-3, 6-1
#3 No. 41 Jonas Mouly Jan Cingel DNF
#4 Mario Vergara Miroslav Hlubik DNF
#5 German Dalmagro Miroslav Kavala DNF
#6 Nicolas Barrientos Jozef Holkovic DNF
DOUBLES
West Florida Lincoln Memorial Winner Scores
#1 No. 6 Jurkenas & Vergara Burkon & Cingel UWF 8-5
#2 Zorzi & Dalmagro Kurhajec & Kavala UWF 8-2
#3 Mouly & Barrientos Hlubik & Holkovic UWF 8-5



-- Courtesy West Florida