FNU MEN AND WOMEN’S TENNIS TEAM BEAT OGLETHORPE UNIVERSITY

FNU tennis players celebratingAtlanta, GA. – The Florida National University tennis teams played on Saturday morning against Oglethorpe University. The Conquistadors men’s claimed an 8-1 Win and the women’s claimed a 6-3 win as well. The matches were scored using the new scoring system previously adopted at the NCAA Division II and III levels, where the three doubles matches are combined into one team point.

MEN’S RECAP

INSIDE THE MATCH-UP: 

Final Score: Florida National University 8, Oglethorpe University 1
Records: Florida National University (4-4), Oglethorpe University (1-1)
Date & Time: February 22, 2020 – 9:00 am.
Location: Atlanta, GA.

RESULTS: (Florida National University 8, Oglethorpe University 1)

Doubles competition – (FNU 1, Oglethorpe University 0)
1. Benson/Schneider (OGU) def. Jules Grignon/Fourgerit (FNU) 8-4
2. Hamish Lee/Justo Villanueva (FNU)def. Towns/Sisson (OGU) 8-2
3. Joaquin Rodriguez/Geronimo Vivero (FNU) def. Bullock/ Raymond (OGU) 6-2

Singles competition – (FNU 3, Oglethorpe University 0)
1. Joaquin Rodriguez (FNU) vs. Benson (OGU) 6-0, 6-1,
2. Justo Villanueva (FNU) vs. Towns (OGU) 6-1, 6-0,
3. Geronimo Vivero (FNU) vs. Sisson (OGU) 6-2, 6-2,
4. Vadim Rebaud (FNU) vs. Schneider(OGU) 7-5, 6-2,
5. Theo Tilkian (FNU) vs. Raymond (OGU) 6-1, 6-4,
6. Makela (FNU) vs. Bullock (OGU) 6-3, 7-6

Match Notes:
Order of finish: Doubles (2,1); Singles (6,0)


WOMEN’S RECAP

INSIDE THE MATCH-UP: 

Final Score: Florida National University 6, Oglethorpe University 3
Records: Florida National University (3-8), Oglethorpe University (0-2)
Date & Time: February 22, 2020 – 9:00 am.
Location: Atlanta, GE.

RESULTS: (Florida National University 6, Oglethorpe University 3)

Doubles competition – (FNU 1, Oglethorpe University 0)
1. Bonivardi/Pera (20FNUW) def. Datillo/Bielicki (OGU) 7-6
2. Guzman/Millan (20FNUW) vs. Phillips/Merletti (OGU) 4-8
3.Vivas/Ardanal (20FNUW) vs. Kramer/Salsueiro (OGU) 5-8

Singles competition – (FNU 0, Oglethorpe University 6)
1. Bonivardi (20FNUW) def. Dattilo (OGU) 6-3, 6-3
2. Pera (20FNUW) def. Bielicki (OGU) 6-0, 6-0
3. Vivas Gomez (20FNUW) def. Phillips (OGU) 1-6, 6-3, 10-6
4. Guzman (20FNUW) def. Kramer (OGU) 6-1, 6-3
5. Daniela Millan (20FNUW) def. Merletti (OGU) 6-4, 6-3
6. Ardanal(20FNUW) vs. Salsueiro (OGU) 2-6,0-6


WHAT’S NEXT:

Florida National University men and women’s tennis team will now face Brenau University on Saturday, February 22nd at 4:00 pm. The game will take place at North Atlanta, GE.

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Ruy Castelo Branco – FNU – Sports Information Director


About FNU: Florida National University opened its first class on January 4th, 1988, in the city of Hialeah, Florida, as Florida International Institute under the administration of Dr. José Regueiro, Dr. María C. Regueiro, and Mr. Omar Sánchez. FNU Athletic Department has more than 250 student-athletes in 11 different sports. Established in 2013, FNU Athletics is a member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) and the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA).

The mission of the Florida National University Athletic Department is to provide assistance within an athletic structure that promotes the development of a well-rounded education through structured sport and competition, to develop life skills of discipline, integrity,  leadership, philanthropy and social responsibility, to elevate ethnic and cultural diversity within the athletic programs, to assure equitable opportunity for all staff and student-athletes, and to make the athletic program a durable source of pride for the student population, student-athletes, alumni, university, and community of FNU.

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