Argos clinch GSC with 8-1 win over UNA

first_img The Argos remained undefeated in the GSC with one conference match remaining (Photo by Chris Nelson/ArgoPhotos.com) Share Argos clinch GSC with 8-1 win over UNAcenter_img PENSACOLA, Fla. – The No. 2 West Florida men’s tennis team defeated North Alabama 8-1 Sunday at the Ralph “Skeeter” Carson Tennis Complex to clinch the Gulf South Conference regular-season title for the second consecutive season. The Argonauts (12-1, 6-0 GSC) are the only undefeated team in conference play, extended their winning streak to seven matches and extended their GSC winning streak to 13.The Argos, ranked No. 2 in the latest Intercollegiate Tennis Association South Region rankings, held unranked UNA to one point or less for the eighth consecutive season. The Argos won every singles match in two sets, led by No. 13 Kevin Ducros (Aix-en-Provence, France) and No. 5 Bruno Savi (Santana do Livramento, Brazil/Auburn Montgomery) at No. 1 and 2 singles, respectively, and No. 1 doubles. The Argos only loss of the match came at No. 2 doubles when South Region No. 10 Tony Rajaobelina (Orleans, France/University of Montpellier) and Domenico Sano (Macaray, Venezuela) were surprised in an 8-2 loss to unranked Mirko Sommerfield and Matt Fuery.South Region No. 14 Rajaobelina would make up for the loss with a 6-1, 6-2 victory at No. 3 singles, and South Region No. 15 Elio Latela (Sydney, Australia/Sydney Seconday College) extended his regular-season dual match winning streak to 18.UWF will host No. 16 Concordia (N.Y.) March 24 at 10 a.mFor information on all UWF athletics, visit www.GoArgos.com. #ARGOS##2 West Florida 8, North Alabama 103/22/13 at Pensacola, Fla. (Ralph “Skeeter” Carson Tennis Complex) Singles competition1. #13 Kevin Ducros (UWF) def. Matt Feury (UNA) 6-0, 6-02. #5 Bruno Savi (UWF) def. Guillaume Dechoz (UNA) 6-0, 6-03. Tony Rajaobelina (UWF) def. Aliaksei Kavalenka (UNA) 6-1, 6-24. Elio Latela (UWF) def. Mirko Sommerfeld (UNA) 6-0, 6-05. Felipe Frattini (UWF) def. Rob Whitsitt (UNA) 6-4, 6-56. Richard Hornby (UWF) def. Jonathan Vick (UNA) 6-2, 6-1Doubles competition1. Kevin Ducros/Bruno Savi (UWF) def. Guillaume Dechoz/Aliaksei Kavalenka (UNA) 8-42. Mirko Sommerfeld/Matt Feury (UNA) def. Domenico Sano/Tony Rajaobelina (UWF) 8-23. Felipe Frattini/Elio Latela (UWF) def. Rob Whitsitt/Alex Weber (UNA) 8-4Match NotesNorth Alabama 4-7West Florida 12-1; National ranking #2; Regional ranking #2Print Friendly Versionlast_img

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