Men’s Tennis Recap of USTA/ITA South Region Championships

Men’s Tennis Recap of USTA/ITA South Region Championships

VALDOSTA, Ga. – The Saint Leo men's tennis team continued to deliver solid performances as they concluded the USTA/ITA South Region Tournament with 11 victories, Sunday afternoon from the Valdosta Tennis Complex.

The Lions saw two singles competitors reach as far as the Round-of-16 at in the main draw. Meanwhile, the Lions' doubles teams of Matt Nicholson-Lewis/Victor Lozier and Aloua Adjenak/Jake Fleishcer also made a run to the Round-of-16 at main draw doubles.

View the complete Saint Leo results for Friday below.

Main Draw:

(SLU) Victor Lozier def. (FSC) Nathan Levitt, (6-3, 7-5)

(SLU) Matt Nicholson-Lewis def. (PBA) Giuseppe Guarnieri, (6-0, 6-0)

(UWF) Leandro Ferreira def. (SLU) Antoine Raffaelli (7-6(6), 2 (10-6)

(LU) Vlad Cirla def. (SLU) Aloua Adjenak, (6-3, 6-2)

(RC) Lucas Jovita def. (SLU) Jake Fleischer, (6-0, 6-0)

(LU) Willi Wolfer def. (SLU) Victor Lozier (6-0, 6-1)

(UWF) Savi Bruno def. (SLU) Matt Nicholson-Lewis (7-5, 6-2)

Back Draw

(UNO) Dominick Kardell def. (SLU) Tim Balz-Herrmann (8-5)

(RC) Bernardo Barroso def. (SLU) Jose Morales (8-4)

Doubles Main Draw

(LU) Pavanelli/Wolfer def.(SLU) Adjenak/Fleischer (8-3)

(UWF) Pozhidaev/Sano def. (SLU) Lozier/Nicholson-Lewis (8-4)

On the weekend performance, Coach James Bryce was excited about his team's efforts, "Our guys played multiple quality matches. We had the opportunity to play against some of the region's elite players and I feel we handle ourselves well. I am looking forward to more training and the Varner Classic next month."

The Lions will continue their fall on Friday, October 7 when they head to Winter Park, Fla. to compete in the three-day Varner Memorial Fall Classic, hosted by Rollins College. For the latest news, information, and updates on both the men's tennis teams, visit