No. 15 Men’s Tennis Upends Rockhurst, 8-1

No. 15 Men’s Tennis Upends Rockhurst, 8-1

SAINT LEO, Fla. – Getting back into the win column as the calendar flipped to March, the No. 15 Saint Leo men's tennis team picked up a solid 8-1 decision over visiting Rockhurst in non-conference at the Saint Leo Tennis Center on Tuesday evening.

The Lions picked up wins at every spot except no. 2 singles including a thrilling No. 1 doubles matchup featuring Bruno Sisti and Matt Nicholson-Lewis outlasting their opponents from Rockhurst. 

The Lions have less than 24 hours to ready themselves for Sunshine State Conference play as they face Florida Southern in Lakeland on Wednesday.  The match is scheduled to get underway at 3:00 p.m.

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#15 Saint Leo 8, #46 Rockhurst 1
03/05/13 at Saint Leo, Fla. (Saint Leo Tennis Center) 


Singles competition
1. #21 Aloua Adjenak (SLM) def. Yassir El Ghazi (ROCK) 7-6 (7-5), 6-1
2. Rodolfo Mariotti (ROCK) def. Bruno Sisti (SLM) 7-6 (7-2), 6-4
3. #29 Matt Nicholson-Lewis (SLM) def. Truit Gray (ROCK) 6-4, 6-4
4. Ismail Lemtouni (SLM) def. Pawel Grzegrzolka (ROCK) 6-1, 6-0
5. Jacobo Gonzalez (SLM) def. John Lazenby (ROCK) 6-3, 6-1
6. Fons Verberne (SLM) def. Anthony Ibarra (ROCK) 6-2, 6-1


Doubles competition
1. Bruno Sisti/Matt Nicholson-Lewis (SLM) def. Rodolfo Mariotti/Pawel Grzegrzolka (ROCK) 8-6
2. Ismail Lemtouni/Jake Fleischer (SLM) def. Yassir El Ghazi/Truit Gray (ROCK) 8-4
3. Aloua Adjenak/Victor Lozier (SLM) def. John Lazenby/Ewen Munro (ROCK) 8-3


Match Notes
Rockhurst 4-1; National ranking #46
Saint Leo 6-3; National ranking #15; Regional ranking #5
Order of finish: Doubles (2,1,3); Singles (4,3,2,1,5,6)