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Concordia (N.Y.) Athletics | March 7, 2014

No. 6 Concordia finishes Florida swing with 8-1 victory vs. Flagler

Daniele Piludu

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. -- No. 6 Concordia (N.Y.) concluded its trip to Florida with an 8-1 defeat of homestanding Flagler at the Flagler Tennis Center.

The No. 1 duo of junior Benas Majauskas and senior Daniele Piludu began the match for Concordia with an 8-2 win against the duo of Jose Martinez and Inigo Landaluce in doubles play. The No. 2 duo of junior Juuso Ojanen and freshman Pulat Babadjanov followed shortly thereafter with an 8-5 victory against Hermann Gertmann and Fabio Ferrauti.

Senior Ricardo Frey and sophomore Rafael Ferreira battled their way back after trailing in the No. 3 match 6-7 to earn a 9-7 win against the duo of Brant Switzler and Uriel Oquendo to give the Clippers a 3-0 match advantage going into singles play.

Ojanen earned a 6-4, 6-3 win in his No. 1 match against Martinez while Piludu's 6-1, 6-0 victory against Landaluce in the No. 2 match gave Concordia a 5-0 lead. Junior Tomasz Olfans played a strong match against Ferrauti as he took a 6-2, 6-2 win in the No. 3 match to bounce back from a loss in his previous outing.

The lone win for Flagler came in No. 6 singles as Gertmann defeated sophomore Ofir Ginat 6-4, 6-0. The Clippers would take the other two singles matches as Ferreira secured a 6-2, 6-4 victory in his No. 5 match against Bruno Padilha and Majauskas earned a 7-6 (5), 6-0 win against Switzler in the No. 4 match.