No. 2 Pirates get easy 8-1 win vs. Lynn
Second undefeated regular season in school history
BOCA RATON, Fla. - Second-ranked Armstrong Atlantic wrapped up the 2011 regular season with an 8-1 win at No. 5 Lynn.
The Pirates (21-0) finish the regular season undefeated for just the second time in school history, joining the 2008 squad that went undefeated en route to its first NCAA Division II national title. Lynn wraps up the regular season with a 13-4 record.
Armstrong started off the match strong by sweeping all three doubles matches from the Knights. Top-ranked Rafael Array and Mikk Irdoja defeated No. 8-ranked Vlad Cirla and Alessandro Sarra, 8-5, at No. 1, while Matus Mydla and Pedro Scocuglia knocked off No. 9-ranked Luca Pavanelli and Willi Wolfer, 8-4, at No. 2. Eudaldo Bonet and Daniel Regan completed the doubles sweep with an 8-1 win versus George Laffey and Alex Voirin at No. 3 doubles.
The Pirates then won five of six singles matches to complete the victory. Top-ranked Bonet bested No. 14 Cirla, 6-1, 7-6 (3) at No. 2, and No. 24 Mydla beat No. 45 Sarra, 6-1, 6-1, at No. 3. Regan won, 7-5, 6-2, against Voirin at No. 5 and Scocuglia picked up a 6-1, 6-2 win against Benji Kendall at No. 6.
Array, ranked No. 25, won a third-set tiebreaker, 6-4, 3-6, (10-8) at No. 5 for the Pirates, while Lynn's only point came at No. 1 singles as No. 13 Wolfer beat No. 4 Irdoja, 6-3, 7-5.