DAYTONA BEACH, FL - A close contest on Thursday afternoon ended in favor of the home side as Florida Southern College men's tennis narrowly lost 4-3 to Embry-Riddle. The Moccasins (3-6, 1-2 SSC) won the No. 4, No. 5 and No. 6 singles flights but were not able to overcome losing the top three singles flights and doubles point to the Eagles (2-4, 1-1 SSC).
Oscar Sohl continued to dominate in singles play this season, improving to 5-1 on the season after winning in three sets over Mickael Faucher. Freshman Lennart Vossgäetter made his Moccasin debut in the No. 6 single flight and defeated Tim Loerwink in two sets to earn his first collegiate win.
HOW IT HAPPENED:
|1. Andres Donayre (ERAU) def. Tim Becker (FSCM) 2-6, 6-3, 6-1|
|2. Alexis Guedy (ERAU) def. Victor Ahlbeck (FSCM) 6-0, 6-0|
|3. Lucas Bos (ERAU) def. Miroslav Cvjetan (FSCM) 6-2, 3-6, 6-0|
|4. Oscar Sohl (FSCM) def. Mickael Faucher (ERAU) 7-6 (7-4), 0-6, 1-0 (10-6)|
|5. Brian Pham (FSCM) def. Andrej Omeragic (ERAU) 6-3, 6-2|
|6. Lennart Vossgäetter (FSCM) def. Tim Loerwink (ERAU) 7-5, 6-2|
|1. Alexis Guedy/Andrej Omeragic (ERAU) def. Miroslav Cvjetan/John Sakellarides (FSCM) 6-4|
|2. Lucas Bos/Mickael Faucher (ERAU) def. Oscar Sohl/Brian Pham (FSCM) 6-4|
|3. Andres Donayre/Blake Rhoweder (ERAU) def. Tim Becker/Danny Thomas (FSCM) 6-4|
|Embry-Riddle 2-4 (1-1)|
|Florida Southern 3-6 (1-2)|
|Order of finish: Doubles (1,2,3); Singles (2,5,6,3,1,4)|
The Moccasins return home for two matches on Saturday against North Dakota and Northwood before hosting West Chester on Monday and Wayne State on Tuesday.