LAKELAND, FL - Florida Southern College men's tennis overcame losing the doubles point and an injury in the No. 3 singles flight to win 4-3 over Northwood on Saturday night at the Wynee Warden Tennis Center. The Moccasins (4-6) won the No. 1, 2, 5 and 6 singles flights to overcome Miroslav Cvjetan withdrawing from the No. 3 singles flight and a great early start by the Timberwolves (2-3).
Lennart Vossgäetter won his second-straight singles match in the No. 6 flight, improving to 2-0 on the season. Brian Pham recovered from a 3-5 defecit to win the first set 7-6 and the second set 6-1, improving to 5-2 on the season in singles competition.
HOW IT HAPPENED:
|1. Tim Becker (FSCM) def. Kobus Sauerman (NU) 6-3, 3-6, 6-4|
|2. Victor Ahlbeck (FSCM) def. David Reinauer (NU) 7-5, 6-2|
|3. Ben Brandherm (NU) def. Miroslav Cvjetan (FSCM) 4-6, 6-5, retired|
|4. Pablo Salamanca (NU) def. Oscar Sohl (FSCM) 6-4, 6-3|
|5. Brian Pham (FSCM) def. Ivan Medvynskyi (NU) 7-6 (7-5), 6-1|
|6. Lennart Vossgaetter (FSCM) def. Hayden Drury (NU) 6-2, 6-2|
|1. Kobus Sauerman/Pablo Salamanca (NU) def. Tim Becker/Brian Pham (FSCM) 6-2|
|2. David Reinauer/Hayden Drury (NU) def. John Sakellarides/Miroslav Cvjetan (FSCM) 7-5|
|3. Brandon Pham/Oscar Sohl (FSCM) vs. Ben Brandherm/Ivan Medvynskyi (NU) 6-5, unfinished|
|Florida Southern 4-6|
|Order of finish: Doubles (1,2); Singles (6,2,3,4,5,1|
The Moccasins will face West Chester on Monday for the first of four matches in five days at the Wynee Warden Tennis Center.