No. 3 Lynn Men’s Tennis Blanks Panthers in First SSC Home Match

No. 3 Lynn Men’s Tennis Blanks Panthers in First SSC Home Match

BOCA RATON, Fla. – Lynn University's third-ranked men's tennis team had its first Sunshine State Conference home match of the 2019 campaign on Friday afternoon, breezing past Florida Tech, 7-0.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP:
Final: Lynn 7, Florida Tech 0
Records: #3 Lynn (5-0, 2-0 SSC), Florida Tech (2-1, 1-1 SSC)
Location: Perper Tennis Complex | Boca Raton, Fla.
All-Time Series: Lynn leads 25-2
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HOW IT HAPPENED:

  • Lynn won all three doubles flights to secure the lone doubles point.
  • At the top flight, Kay Bartmann and Florian Clemares logged a strong 6-0 triumph.
  • Lucca Baptista and Patrick Bessinger picked up a 6-3 victory at No. 2 doubles with Gabriel Hocevar and Ryan Neale rounding out the pairs sweep at No. 3 (6-1).
  • The Blue and White flew through the afternoon with straight-set victories in all six singles contests.
  • Clemares put Lynn on the board first with a 6-1, 6-1 win at No. 3 singles, followed by Baptista at the second flight (6-0, 6-2).
  • Hocevar and Calais then rattled off consecutive 6-1, 6-2 wins at the fourth and fifth spots, respectively.
  • Neale fought off his opponent in the second set for a 6-0, 6-4 win at No. 6. singles.
  • Bartmann closed out the match at the top position, defeating his opponent, 6-3, 6-3.

BEYOND THE BOXSCORE:

  • Lynn shut out Florida Tech in a regular-season match for the first time since 2011.
  • The Fighting Knights are currently the only team in the league with a 2-0 SSC record.

UP NEXT:
Lynn will hit the road on Sunday, Feb. 24 for a 1 p.m. match at Flagler.