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No. 10 Tars Drop 6-3 Decision to Embry-Riddle
Wednesday, 02/25/2009
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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (February 24, 2009) – Rollins was down 2-1 after doubles and couldn’t right the ship in singles play, falling to Embry-Riddle 6-3 Tuesday afternoon.
 
The NCAA Division II 10th ranked Tars fall to 3-2 overall while the NAIA third ranked Eagles improve to 4-1.
 
Adrian Tan and Jeff Morris downed Jan Hoekzema and Carlos Bes Cameras 4-1, retired, in the No. 1 seeded match for the Tars lone doubles point. Nick Rowlands and Gustavo Carvalho fell to Adrian Bayh and Charlie Rice 8-5 in the No. 2 match while Bill Rockwood and Jonathon Emmet were bested by Peter Francis and Istvan Bolgar 8-6 at No. 3.
Johnson was topped by Zander Woodford Smit 6-1, 6-0 at No. 6 singles and Francis downed Rowlands 6-3, 6-3 at No. 3 to put the Tars down 4-1. Morris was a 6-4, 6-2 winner over Bayh at No. 2 for Rollins, but Rice scored a 6-4, 6-1 victory over Rockwood at No. 4 to clinch the win for the Eagles.

Bolgar won the No. 5 match 3-6, 6-4, 10-4 over Carvalho while Tan beat Bes Cmeras 7-5, 1-6, 10-6 at No. 1 for the Tars.

Rollins will open up an eight-match home stand on Thursday, Feb. 26 at 3 p.m.

Tennis Match Results
Rollins vs Embry-Riddle Men
02/24/09 at Daytona Beach, Fla.
#3 Embry-Riddle Men 6, #10 Rollins 3
 Singles competition
1. Adrian Tan (ROLLINS) def. Carlos Bes Comeras (ERAUM) 7-5, 1-6, 10-6
2. Jeff Morris (ROLLINS) def. Adrian Bayh (ERAUM) 6-4, 6-2
3. Peter Francis (ERAUM) def. Nick Rowlands (ROLLINS) 6-3, 6-3
4. Charlie Rice (ERAUM) def. Bill Rockwood (ROLLINS) 6-4, 6-1
5. Istvan Bolgar (ERAUM) def. Gustavo Carvalho (ROLLINS) 3-6, 6-4, 10-4
6. Zander Woodford Smit (ERAUM) def. Andrew Johnson (ROLLINS) 6-1, 6-0
 Doubles competition
1. Adrian Tan/Jeff Morris (ROLLINS) def. Jan Hoekzema/Carlos Bes Comeras (ERAUM) 4-1, retired
2. Adrian Bayh/Charlie Rice (ERAUM) def. Nick Rowlands/Gustavo Carvalho (ROLLINS) 8-5
3. Peter Francis/Istvan Bolgar (ERAUM) def. Bill Rockwood/Jonothan Emmet (ROLLINS) 8-6
Match Notes:
Rollins 3-2; National ranking #10
Embry-Riddle Men 4-1; National ranking #3
Order of finish: Doubles (1,2,3); Singles (6,3,2,4,5,1)
Rice scored clincher
Official: Jim Zeisler 
 


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