Men's Tennis Downed at FAU
Colonials continue spring break play on Wednesday
BOCA RATON, Fla. - The George Washington men's tennis team fell at Florida Atlantic, 4-1, to begin a busy spring break week of competition on Tuesday morning.
Senior Julius Tverijonas claimed victory at the top solo spot, but the Colonials (9-5) were unable to overcome a tough FAU squad.
FAU took an early, 1-0, lead after claiming the doubles point with wins at the Nos. 2-3 positions.
The hosts then took Nos. 2 and 3 singles, but Tverijonas staved off the clinch with his straight-set triumph at No. 1.
FAU ultimately claimed the match, 4-1, with a three-set win at No. 4.
The Colonials will continue a stretch of four matches in three days on Wednesday with doubleheader action against UConn and No. 38 South Alabama.
Florida Atlantic 4, George Washington 1
1. M-Kougoucheff/Chancerel (FAU) vs. Tverijonas/Fletcher (GW) 5-2, unfinished
2. Frias/Stefani (FAU) def. Reynolds/Stafford (GW) 6-1
3. Schohn/Gitin (FAU) def. Sala/Hadjigeorgiou (GW) 6-3
1. Julius Tverijonas (GW) def. Andrei MKougoucheff (FAU) 6-3, 7-5
2. Remi Chancerel (FAU) def. Chris Fletcher (GW) 6-0, 6-3
3. Anthony Schohn (FAU) def. Chris Reynolds (GW) 6-2, 6-3
4. Felipe Frias (FAU) def. C. Hadjigeorgiou (GW) 3-6, 6-4, 6-3
5. Arthur Stefani (FAU) vs. Dennis Afanasev (GW) 6-4, unfinished
6. Ignacio Jimenez (FAU) vs. Jakub Behun (GW) 6-2, unfinished
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