Tarek Ben Soltane

March 11, 2008

Tarek Ben Soltane is now 6-0 in singles play this season, along with improving to 2-0 in doubles this past week with new partner Blaze Schwartz. Following the Conference USA Shootout, Ben Soltane picked up a pair of wins at No. 4, the first one coming against Georgia State's William Adeimy, 6-1, 6-3, on March 5. Four days later, the junior took on No. 51 Tennessee Tech's Giovanni Vaglietti and handed Vaglietti just his third loss of the season with a 4-6, 6-2, 6-2 decision. In doubles, Ben Soltane won two consecutive matches with Schwartz. The pair defeated Georgia State's Aleksandar Elezovic and Ross Hopper, 8-4, at No. 3. Ben Soltane and Schwartz continued to dominate, knocking off the 51st-ranked Golden Eagles' duo of James Crawford and Mario Gutierrez, 8-1, at No. 3.