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Rollins Athletics | February 19, 2014

No. 9 Rollins breezes past Florida Southern to open conference play

LAKELAND, Fla. -- Ninth-ranked Rollins bounced back in a big way from last Saturday’s loss, breezing past Florida Southern 7-2 to open SSC play.

The Tars jumped out to a huge advantage on Wednesday to improve to an even 2-2 on the season, sweeping all three doubles matches.

In the No. 1 spot, the No. 5 ranked duo of Jason Alabaster and Will Kwok improved to 3-1 as a pair, defeating Emanuel Lueber and Beniot Paradis 8-6 while Malte Christesen and Adrian Di Felice beat Nathan Leavitt and Carl Lundberg in the No. 2 slot 8-4.

Ari Davis and Jacobo Herrero also improved to 3-1 as a pair with their 8-5 win in the No. 3 doubles match.

In singles, Christesen picked up his third win of the young season, defeating No. 49 ranked Lueber 7-5, 2-6, 6-2, in the No. 1 spot.

Alabaster and Di Felice both took care of their opponents in the No. 3 and No. 4 spot respectively while Keegan Burger picked up his first singles win of 2014, defeating Charles Garneau 6-4, 6-4 in the No. 6 slot.

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