Men's Tennis Falls 7-0 at No. 13 Florida


Feb. 1, 2008

Final Stats

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (www.ucfathletics.com) - The UCF men's tennis team fell to No. 13 Florida, 7-0, at the Ring Tennis Complex on Friday. The Knights dropped to 0-1 on the season, while the Gators picked up their second win, improving to 2-1.

In doubles play, senior Sinan Sudas (Adana, Turkey) and freshman Claudio Romano (Valencia, Venezuela) took on Greg Ouelette and Johnny Hamui at the No. 2 spot, suffering a close 8-6 defeat.

At No. 1, junior Brock Sakey (Gulf Breeze, Fla./Gulf Breeze) and sophomore Johan Beigart (Vaxjo, Sweden) lost, 8-5, to Jeff Dadamo and Tyler Hochwalt.

The Gators swept the Knights in singles action, as Florida did not drop a set en route to the win.

The match served as the first official contest UCF played after its match against No. 32 Rice was canceled due to rain.

UCF returns home for a match against Florida Gulf Coast on Sunday at the UCF Tennis Complex. First serve is set for noon.

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Final Score: UF 7, UCF 0

No. 1 Jeff Dadamo-Tyler Hochwalt (UF) def. Johan Beigart-Brock Sakey (UCF), 8-5
No. 2 Greg Ouellette-Johnny Hamui (UF) def. Sinan Sudas-Claudio Romano (UCF), 8-6
No. 3 Nestor Briceno-Alex Lacroix (UF) def. Nikolas Overkemping-Danny Colon (UCF), 8-1

No. 1 (8) Greg Ouellette (UF) def. Nikolas Overkemping (UCF), 6-0, 6-1
No. 2(57) Alex Lacroix (UF) def. Johan Beigart (UCF), 6-2, 6-4
No. 3 (62) Nestor Briceno (UF) def. Claudio Romano (UCF), 6-2, 6-1
No. 4 Jeff Dadamo (UF) def. Sinan Sudas (UCF), 6-2, 6-4
No. 5 Tyler Hochwalt (UF) def. Brock Sakey (UCF), 6-2, 6-2
No. 6 Johnny Hamui (UF) def. Danny Colon (UCF), 6-0, 6-1

Order of Finish: Doubles - 3, 1, 2 Singles - 1, 5, 3, 6, 2, 4