UNC Asheville claims 5-2 match over Golden Eagles

UNC Asheville claims 5-2 match over Golden Eagles

ASHEVILLE, N.C. – The Tennessee Tech tennis team fell to UNC-Asheville Sunday, 5-2, at the Asheville Racquet Club Downtown. 

Freshman Orthon Lima earned his first singles victory of the season when he defeated Brett Landau in three sets at the No. 6 spot. Sophomore Alejandro Augusto notched Tech’s only other point by overcoming an early deficit and defeating Matt Waissen with dominance at the No. 2 slot.

In doubles play, junior Vasily Eremeev and sophomore Artem Tarasov continued their early season success by defeating Daniel Kripak and John Schubel in an 8-5 tiebreaker at No. 2.

Tech, 0-9, opens conference play at home in two weeks when they face Tennessee State on Saturday, March 16, at 12 pm. 

UNC Asheville 5, Tennessee Tech 2
Mar 03, 2013 at Asheville, N.C. (ARC Downtown)  

Singles competition

1. LANGEARD, Adrien (ASH) def. Syrym Abdukhalikov (TTU) 6-2, 6-4

2. Alejandro Augusto (TTU) def. WAISSEN, Matt (ASH) 2-6, 6-3, 6-2

3. KRIPAK, Daniel (ASH) def. Alvaro Cintas (TTU) 6-2, 6-1

4. CROKER, Alex (ASH) def. Vasily Eremeev (TTU) 7-5, 7-6

5. SCHUBEL, John (ASH) def. Arturo Santa Ruiz (TTU) 6-0, 6-2

6. Othon Lima (TTU) def. LANDAU, Brett (ASH) 2-6, 6-2, 8-6


Doubles competition

1. LANGEARD, Adrien/WAISSEN, Matt (ASH) def. Syrym Abdukhalikov/Alejandro Augusto (TTU) 8-5

2. Artem Tarasov/Vasily Eremeev (TTU) def. KRIPAK, Daniel/SCHUBEL, John (ASH) 8-7 (8-5)

3. LANDAU, Brett/CROKER, Alex (ASH) def. Alvaro Cintas/Arturo Santa Ruiz (TTU) 8-4


Match Notes

Tennessee Tech 0-9

UNC Asheville 5-2