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Men's Tennis Concludes Play at ITA Regional

Men's Tennis Concludes Play at ITA Regional

VALDOSTA, GA - Florida Southern concluded play Sunday in the ITA Small College Regional Championship held here at Valdosta State University.

SINGLES (Saturday and Sunday)

  • Victor Ahlbeck defeated Montevallo's Petter Dahlin 6-2, 6-4 and then lost 6-1, 6-2 to four-seeded Saint Leo's Vincent Suillerot.
  • Miguel Alvarez-Hevia defeated Palm Beach Atlantic's Stanislav Feofilov, 6-3, 7-5 and then toppled Delta State's Stedman Strickland 6-1, 6-1 before falling 6-1, 6-4 to Montevallo's Gavin Salton.
  • Alvaro Arias defeated Saint Leo's Francisco Aparicio, 3-6, 6-4, 10-3, and then was defeated 6-1, 6-3 by Rollins' Atakan Gezer.
  • Becker defeated Mississippi College's Max Nilges 6-3, 6-7 (4), 10-8 and then lost 6-3, 6-0 to Embry-Riddle's Rodolfo Arreygue, who also defeated Lennart Vossgäetter.
  • Matt Matsuyama defeated Florida Tech's James Finnigan, 6-4, 6-7 (3), 10-8, but then fell 6-2, 1-6, 10-4 to Auburn-Montgomery's Giovanni Bellio.

DOUBLES (Saturday and Sunday)

  • Ahlbeck and Alvarez-Hevia defeated Auburn-Montgomery's Giovanni Bellio and Santiago Vegli, 9-8 (15-13) before falling 9-8 (5) to Delta State's Emilie Le Terrier and Hugo Stroppiana-pillon, who earlier defeated Arias and Matsuyama, 8-2.
  • Becker and Vossgäetter were defeated 8-4 by Rollins's Cody Gubin and Francesco Racanelli.

UP NEXT

  • Florida Southern will wrap up its Fall Season on Oct. 6-8 at the Macon Gridiron Classic in Macon, GA.