Posted: Mar 01, 2018
Orlando, Fla. (March 1, 2018) - The Mount St. Mary's men's tennis team was topped 5-2 and the women's tennis team was blanked 7-0 by Keiser University on Thursday night.
The Keiser men earned the point from doubles competition by winning the second and third flights. The Mount's Brandon Wortkotter and Jackson Wood picked up a win in the first set by defeating Nicolas Guershanik and Andrew Connolly 7-6 in the number one flight of doubles action.
Keiser secured the match victory by winning the number one, four, five, and six flights of singles action. Freshmen, Wood and Parth Sharma gave the Mountaineers two points by winning the second and third flights. Wood topped Guershanik in three sets 4-6, 6-3, and 10-6 and Sharma defeated Adrian Frutos 7-5, 6-4. In the fifth flight, Gabriel Santos forced a tie-breaker third set but was edged by Julian Turosienski 6-4, 4-6, and 10-8. The Seahawks record goes to 8-1 and the Mount drops to 3-6 on the early year.
The Keiser women swept the Mount women in doubles action for the early point advantage.
Keiser University swept the Mountaineers winning all six flights of singles competition in just two sets each. The Seahawks jump to 8-1 on the year and the Mount drops to 1-7.
The Mount St. Mary's men and women battled Norfolk State, Saturday, March 3 at 5:30.
Men's Tennis: Keiser University 5, Mount St. Mary's 2
1. Brandon Wortkotter/Jackson Wood (MSM) def. Nicolas Guerschanik/Andrew Connolly (KUMT18) 7-6 (7-5)
1. Vicente Lagos (KUMT18) def. Brandon Wortkotter (MSM) 6-3, 6-3
2. Jackson Wood (MSM) def. Nicolas Guerschanik (KUMT18) 4-6, 6-3, 1-0 (10-6)
3. Parth Sharma (MSM) def. Adrian Frutos (KUMT18) 7-5, 6-4
4. Arthur Bonnaud (KUMT18) def. Jean Armstrong (MSM) 6-4, 6-1
5. Julian Turosienski (KUMT18) def. Gabriel Santos (MSM) 6-4, 4-6, 1-0 (10-8)
6. Oliver Koeng (KUMT18) def. Evan Hine (MSM) 6-1, 6-0
Women's Tennis: Keiser University 7, Mount St. Mary's 0
1. Daniela Farfan/Megane Bianco (KUWT18) def. Alexa Quintanilla/Hannah Davis (MSM) 6-0
2. Aleksandra Grela/Lorene Foerste (KUWT18) def. Megan Smith/Sruthi Kamprath (MSM) 6-4
3. Emma Henriksen/Ana Pinto (KUWT18) def. Emma Blake/Megan Gamble (MSM) 6-1
1. Daniela Farfan (KUWT18) def. Alexa Quintanilla (MSM) 6-0, 6-3
2. Megane Bianco (KUWT18) def. Sruthi Kamprath (MSM) 6-0, 6-2
3. Aleksandra Grela (KUWT18) def. Megan Gamble (MSM) 6-0, 6-2
4. Emma Henriksen (KUWT18) def. Megan Smith (MSM) 6-1, 6-1
5. Lorene Foerste (KUWT18) def. Emma Blake (MSM) 6-0, 6-1
6. Ana Pinto (KUWT18) def. Mia Pittman (MSM) 6-0, 6-0