Men's Tennis Defeats FGCU on Thursday
Colonials win third straight
FORT MYERS, Fla. - The George Washington men's tennis squad won its third-consecutive match with a 5-2 victory at Florida Gulf Coast on Thursday evening.
The Colonials (12-5) won three-of-four matches across three days during a spring break road trip.
GW started off strong as freshman William Tutecky and Christos Hadjigeorgiou claimed a No. 2 doubles victory. The duo of senior Julius Tverijonas and junior Chris Fletcher clinched the early point at No. 1.
Fletcher and Tverijonas continued their dominant play with a triumphs in No. 2 and No. 1 solo slots, respectively, in straight sets to put the Colonials ahead 3-0 in the match.
FGCU stayed alive with a No. 4 win, but junior Chris Reynolds solidified the victory, coming behind from a first-set deficit to take the third-flight match.
FGCU went on to take the No. 5 match in three sets. Freshman Dennis Afanasev closed the night with a three-set win of his own to put the final tally at 5-2 in favor of GW.
The Colonials finish a stretch of seven consecutive matches on the road on April 2 at UNC Wilmington.
George Washington 5, FGCU 2
1. TverijonasFletcher (GW) def. Landert/Ramirez (FGCU) 6-4
2. Tutecky/Hadjigeorgiou (GW) def. Fernandez/Cerrini(FGCU) 6-4
3. Alfonzo/Bates (FGCU) def. Reynolds/Sala (GW) 6-4
1. Julius Tverijonas (GW) def. Felipe Ramirez(FGCU) 6-3, 6-0
2. Chris Fletcher (GW) def. Oliver Landert (FGCU) 6-1, 6-0
3. Chris Reynolds (GW) def. Andres Alfonzo (FGCU) 3-6, 6-3, 7-5
4. Ezequiel Cerrini (FGCU) def. Christos Hadjigeorgiou (GW) 3-6, 6-2, 6-3
5. Mateo Ruiz (FGCU) def. William Tutecky (GW) 4-6, 6-3, 7-5
6. Dennis Afanasev (GW) def. Javier Fernandez (FGCU) 1-6, 7-6, 6-4
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