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West Florida Athletics | February 9, 2014

West Florida claims top-10 win

PENSACOLA, Fla. -- West Florida defeated No. 7 Lander 7-2 on Sunday afternoon at the Ralph ‘Skeeter’ Carson Tennis Complex. West Florida (2-0) wins its second consecutive match and first top-25 win of the season.

The Argonauts kicked off the match by sweeping the doubles competition. West Florida would go on to win four out of the six singles matchups to win the match 7-2. Top-ranked Bruno Savi earned his second singles victory of the season with a 6-2, 6-3 win versus Lander’s No. 13-ranked Vincent Verpeaux. Savi also won his doubles matchup 8-2 with teammate Tony Rajaobelina. Rajaobolina won at number two singles in a very close match versus Lander’s Ristomatti Lanne 7-6, 7-6.

No. 24-ranked Alex Peyrot won at No. 3 singles 6-3, 6-2 while No. 16-ranked Kenny Brasil also won at No. 4 singles 7-5, 6-3.

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Lander hung with Clemson the whole way, winning 74-72 in a dramatic game-winning shot at the buzzer, while Tuskegee beat Georgia State 78-73 for a pair of DII women's basketball upsets on the same night.

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