NCAA.com | February 4, 2014 DII: Barry opens season with victory Share MIAMI SHORES, Fla. -- Barry opened the 2014 season with an 8-1 win against Florida Tech on Tuesday at Buccaneer Tennis Center.Ranked No. 1, the defending national champs took care of business in the Sunshine State Conference opener, beating the No. 43-ranked Panthers in consecutive sets in five of the six singles matches. Barry swept the doubles matches, fighting off a few challenges from the improved Panthers' squad.At No. 1 doubles, the Buccaneers No. 14-ranked pair of Fabian Groetsch and Ahmed Triki defeated Patrick Hernandez and Wade Ball 8-4. Leo Vivas and Renato Lombardi were 8-3 winners against Matic Leskovar and Beau Fieldsend 8-3 in the No. 2 flight. Kevin Sielmann and Nico Dreer beat Daniel Armellino and Jose Martinez 8-4 at No. 3.Ranked No. 41 in the country, Sielmann defeated Ball 6-2, 6-1 at No. 4 singles. Lombardi cruised past Fieldsend 6-1, 6-1 at No. 3. Barry's Eduardo Alfonzo rolled past Martinez 6-0, 6-1, at No. 6.Hernandez gutted out a 6-7, 7-6, 10-8 win against the 37th-ranked Vivas at No. 1 singles.A freshman, Dreer won his first singles match as a Buccaneer in a dual match, beating Leskovar 6-2, 6-4 at No. 2 singles. Franco Echenique, who sat out last year, also collected his first dual match singles victory with a 6-1, 6-1 win against Armellino at No. 5.