May 3, 2007
Men's Tennis Falls 5-0 to #6 Lynn in Regional Play
BOCA RATON, FL -- Catawba fell to sixth-ranked Lynn University 5-0 in the first round of the 2007 NCAA Division II Men’s Tennis Southeast Regional on Thursday morning at the Lynn Tennis Courts. The Fighting Knights improved to 19-4, while the Catawba Indians end their season at 19-7.
In doubles, the freshman duo from Lynn of Tomas Racak and Axel Joachim defeated Cyle Petersen and Hector Bousoulas 8-1 in the third position for the first point. The Fighting Knights’ Dennis Riegraf and Denis Reinert added a point minutes later by completing an 8-0 victory in the second spot over Sean Soltan and Fernando Aguiar. Lynn completed the sweep after the 13th ranked tandem of Julien Carsuzaa and Lorenzo Cava downed Jose Velazquez and Drew Ramsey 8-2 in the top position.
The Knights claimed victory in both of their singles points by identical 6-0, 6-0 scores. Eleventh-ranked Riegraf won in the third position over Aguiar while Joachim topped Ramsey in the sixth spot. Lynn led in all other unfinished matches. Second-ranked Cava was up 6-4 over Velazquez in the first position, No. 10 Carsuzaa led 6-2, 0-1 over Soltan in the second spot, 46th ranked Reinert was up 6-0, 4-0 over Bousoulas in the fourth position, and Racak led Petersen 6-0, 0-3 in the fifth spot.
MEN’S MATCH RESULTS
#6 LYNN 5, CATAWBA 0
#1 Lorenzo Cava (L) vs. Jose Velazquez (C) 6-4, unfinished
#2 Julien Carsuzaa (L) vs. Shahin Soltan (C) 6-2, 0-1, unfinished
#3 Dennis Riegraf (L) d. Fernando Aguiar 6-0, 6-0
#4 Denis Reinert (L) vs. Hector Bousoulas (C) 6-0, 4-0, unfinished
#5 Tomas Racak (L) vs. Cyle Petersen (C) 6-0, 0-3, unfinished
#6 Axel Joachim (L) d. Drew Ramsey 6-0, 6-0
#1 Cava/Carsuzaa (L) d. Velazquez/Ramsey 8-2
#2 Riegraf/Reinert (L) d. Soltan/Aguiar 8-0
#3 Racek/Joachim (L) d. Petersen/Bousoulas 8-1
RECORDS: Lynn 19-4; Catawba 19-7.
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