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Men's Tennis Concludes Play at UCF Quad Tournament

 
Eric Bonfre


Eric Bonfre

Jan. 12, 2014

ORLANDO, Fla. - The University of Louisville men's tennis team concluded the UCF Quad Tournament with eight wins Sunday.

"We achieved our goals this tournament and am very happy with these guys," said UofL head coach Rex Ecarma. "We wanted to finish strong and won 8 of the 11 matches against the host team UCF. These guys are now ready to start the dual match season. Several different doubles combinations were established as well. In a long dual match season, each doubles starter needs three players he can play at a high level with. This team's confidence continued from the last semester. We return to Louisville more prepared and more confident."

Juniors Van Damrongsri, Chris Simich and freshman Eric Bonfre won in both singles and doubles to help the Cards wrap up preseason play.

UofL will open the 2014 dual match season on Jan. 17 when the Cardinals play host to Morehead State at 1 p.m. and Murray State at 5:30 p.m. at the Bass-Rudd Tennis Center.

Louisville results from UCF Quad Tournament
Sunday
SINGLES
Chris Simich (UL) d. Francesc Aulina (UCF) 6-5,6-5
Chris Barrus (UCF) d. Sebastian Stiefelmeyer (UL) 6-3,6-2
Van Damrongsri (UL) d. Inaki Espindola (UCF) 6-2,6-5
Michael Lippens (UL) d. Jose Sangroniz (UCF) 6-0,6-1
Luis Elizondo (UL) d. Jesse Flores (UCF) 6-2,6-3
Eric Bonfre (UL) d. Reece Arcee (UC F) 6-3,6-3
Arjun Watane (UCF) d. Jeffrey Brown (UL) 6-4,5-6, 6-5
DOUBLES
Gornet/Simich (UL) d. Amar Hromic/Flores (UCF) 6-3
Wagner/Brown (UL) d. Alulina/Mathew Gladstone (UCF) 6-4
Damrongsri/Bonfre (UL) d. Barrus/Espendula (UCF) 6-4
Acree/Sangroniz (UCF) d. Amaury Derognat/Colton Buffington (UL) 6-1

 

 

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