May 15, 2010

Courtesy of ETSU

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (May 15, 2010) - Despite losing the doubles point and second-seeded Alabama winning at the No. 1 singles position the ETSU men's tennis team wouldn't quit as the third-seeded Bucs won four of the remaining five singles contest to earn their second-ever victory in the NCAA Tournament Saturday, 4-2.

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#65 ETSU 4, #32 Alabama 2

Singles competition
1. #21 Saketh Myneni (UA) def. Grega Teraz (ETSU) 6-2, 7-6 (8-6)
2. Sander Gille (ETSU) def. Ricky Doverspike (UA) 3-6, 6-4, 7-5
3. #104 Charles Bottoni (ETSU) def. Jarryd Botha (UA) 6-4, 6-4
4. Daniel Isaza (ETSU) def. Houssam Yassine (UA) 3-6, 6-2, 6-3
5. Michael Thompson (UA) vs. Robin Akser (ETSU) no result
6. Juan Ramirez (ETSU) def. Trey Walston (UA) 6-3, 6-4

Doubles competition
1. Saketh Myneni/Ricky Doverspike (UA) def. Charles Bottoni/Grega Teraz (ETSU) 8-4
2. Ian Chadwell/Michael Thompson (UA) vs. Sander Gille/Jesus Bandres (ETSU) no result
3. Jarryd Botha/Trey Walston (UA) def. Robin Akser/Daniel Isaza (ETSU) 8-6

Match Notes:
Alabama 13-13; National ranking #32
East Tennessee State 15-7; National ranking #65