BOCA RATON, Fla. – Lynn University's men's tennis squad picked up a strong team win on Tuesday as the third-ranked Fighting Knights blanked Eckerd College in Sunshine State Conference competition, 9-0.
INSIDE THE MATCHUP:
Final: Lynn 9, Eckerd 0
Records: #3 Lynn (13-4, 6-1 SSC), Eckerd (4-8, 0-6 SSC)
Location: Perper Tennis Complex | Boca Raton, Fla.
All-time Series: Lynn leads 28-3
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HOW IT HAPPENED:
- Eckerd only dressed five players, so Lynn started off the match up 1-0 with a default victory at No. 3 doubles.
- Kay Bartmann and Jose Porfirio Ordonez took care of business at the top fight, winning 8-0.
- William Ljungstrom and Adam Lunding fought off a late Eckerd push to take the No. 2 doubles tilt, 8-6.
- Eckerd was again forced to default the No. 6 singles match.
- 8th-ranked Jean-Baptiste Mateo battled at the No. 1 position, pulling out a 7-5, 6-2 win.
- Bartmann looked sharp at No. 2 with a 6-0, 6-0 rout.
- Florian Clemares (6-4, 6-4) and Tristan Houle (6-1, 6-1) posted identical set scores in their wins at the third and fourth flights, respectively.
- Porfirio Ordonez rounded out the day with a 6-0, 6-1 triumph at No. 5.
BEYOND THE BOXSCORE:
- The Fighting Knights have just one match left on their regular-season schedule.
- Ljungstrom made his collegiate debut.
Lynn has a big matchup this weekend when Saint Leo comes to town for a 10 a.m. SSC contest on Saturday, March 31.