Men's Tennis Wins Both Matches, Extends Win Streak to Six

Category:  Sports
Wednesday, April 6th, 2016 at 11:00 PM
Men's Tennis Wins Both Matches, Extends Win Streak to Six by Michael McLaughlin
Vitor Albanese is now 24-2 on the season and has won the PSAC player of the week three consecutive times.

Over the weekend the men’s tennis team picked up two more wins to extend their winning streak to six.

The first came on Friday against Charleston in an 8-1 victory at Westwood Racquet Club in Erie.

Vitor Albanese picked up his team-high 23rd victory on the season, improving to 23-2. Mateus Santos captured win number 17 on Friday, while Mauricio Santos and Thomas McCoy both notched straight-set victories.

Daniel Fernandez lost his first set, but came back to win the match with a 6-1 and 10-8 performance in the following sets.

On the day, the Scots won five of their six singles matches and all three of their doubles matches.

The duo of Albanese and Camilo Moncayo, ranked fifth in the region, improved their doubles record to 12-2 on the season. Fernandez and Mateus Santos won their teamhigh 15th doubles match and Kevin Mboko and Mauricio Santos moved to 13-1 with their victory and completed the sweep of the doubles matches.

Singles competition

1. Vitor Albanese (EDIN_M) def. Alec Foote (CHA) 6-4, 7-6 (4-0)

2. James Gammell (CHA) def. Camilo Moncayo (EDIN_M) 6-1, 6-1

3. Mauricio Santos (EDIN_M) def. Ivan Rajevac (CHA) 6-2, 6-1

4. Mateus Santos (EDIN_M) def. Jamie Gibson (CHA) 6-2, 7-5

5. Daniel Fernandez (EDIN_M) def. Jacob Lorenz (CHA) 2-6, 6-1, 10-8

6. Thomas McCoy (EDIN_M) def. Jacob Adkins (CHA) 6-1, 6-0

Doubles competition

1. Vitor Albanese/Camilo Moncayo (EDIN_M) def. Alec Foote/Ivan Rajevac (CHA) 8-3

2. Daniel Fernandez/Mateus Santos (EDIN_M) def. James Gammell/William Humphrey (CHA) 9-7

3. Kevin Mboko/Mauricio Santos (EDIN_M) def. Jacob Lorenz/Varun Shah (CHA) 9-7

The Fighting Scots made it six straight when they defeated West Virginia Wesleyan, 6-3, on Saturday.

Albanese picked up his 24th victory of the season while Mateus Santos, Mauricio Santos and Moncayo each picked up singles victories.

Albanese and Moncayo paired up for another doubles win against the Bobcats, while Santos and Fernandez defeated their opponents for the second doubles win of the day.

Doubles competition

1. Vitor Albanese/Camilo Moncayo (EDIN) def. Nathan Sabate/Ferran Berga (WVWC) 8-3

2. Daniel Fernandez/Mateus Santos (EDIN) def. Ramon Rodriguez/Pedro Nassas (WVWC) 9-7

3. Andre Fernandes/Jacobo Rendon (WVWC) def. Mauricio Santos/Kevin Mboko (EDIN) 9-8(5)

Singles competition

1. Vitor Albanese (EDIN) def. Nathan Sabate (WVWC) 6-4, 6-4

2. Camilo Moncayo (EDIN)def. Jacobo Rendon (WVWC) 3-6, 7-6(4), 6-0

3. Mauricio Santos (EDIN) def. Ramon Rodriguez (WVWC) 6-4, 1-6, 6-2

4. Mateus Santos (EDIN) def. Ferran Berga (WVWC) 6-2, 7-6(8)

5. Pedro Nassar (WVWC) def. Daniel Fernandez (EDIN) 6-7, 6-3, 10-6

6. Tim Stephens (WVWC) def. Thomas McCoy (EDIN) 6-4, 6-3

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