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Men’s Tennis Falls To Boston College, 4-3

Men’s Tennis Falls To Boston College, 4-3

April 6, 2008

CLEMSON, SC – Boston College outlasted the Tigers in men’s tennis action on Sunday morning to eke out the 4-3 victory. Clemson held a 3-2 edge through doubles play and four singles matches, but the Eagles notched wins at the fifth and sixth positions to post the victory.

Clemson (14-16, 1-8 ACC) claimed the doubles point with wins at no. 1 and no. 2. Rok Bizjak and Ike Belk defeated Brian Garber and Sam Wagner of Boston College, 8-2, while Carlos Alvarez teamed with Kevin Fleck to edge Jason Sechrist and Erik Kreutzer, 9-8.

Kevin Galloway and Gera Boryachinskiy fell to the Eagle team of Thomas Nolan and Adam Davison, 8-4.

Alvarez also won in singles action, defeating Alex Rastorgouev at no. 1, 6-3, 6-0. Fleck picked up a singles win as well with a win over Kreutzer at the fourth position.

Boston College (7-15, 1-9) picked up wins at number two and three. Boryachinskiy fell to Nolan, 6-3, 6-3, while Belk lost a three-set battle to Sechrist (6-4, 3-6, 6-3).

The Eagles’ Brian Locklear won over Kevin Galloway (4-6, 6-2, 6-4).

Clemson will face Coker later this afternoon and then return to action on Wednesday against in-state rival South Carolina.

Boston College 4, Clemson 3

Doubles 1. Rok Bizjak/Belk (CU) d. Brian Garber/Sam Wagner (BC), 8-2 2. Alvarez/Fleck (CU) d. Sechrist/Kreutzer (BC), 9-8 3. Nolan/Adam Davison (BC) d. Boryachinskiy/Galloway (CU), 8-4

Singles 1. Carlos Alvarez (CU) d. Alex Rastorgouev (BC) 6-3, 6-0 2. Thomas Nolan (BC) d. Gera Boryachinskiy (CU) 6-3, 6-3 3. Jason Sechrist (BC) d. Ike Belk (CU), 6-4, 2-6, 6-3 4. Kevin Fleck (CU) d. Erik Kreutzer (BC) 6-2, 6-1 5. Brendon Wong (BC) d. Kevin Galloway (CU) 4-6, 6-2, 6-4 6. Brian Locklear (BC) d. Tino Elgner (CU) 6-4, 7-5