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ETSU Downs Mercer In Men's Tennis Final
Courtesy: Southern Conference
Release: 04/23/2017
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#1 ETSU 4, #3 Mercer 3


-Wenceslao Albin's 4-6, 7-5, 6-0 win over Stathis Tsiranidis at No. 6 singles sealed the victory for ETSU.  The Bucs have now won three straight tournament crowns.

-ETSU has now won 10 tournament titles, the third most of any Southern Conference men's tennis program. 

-The Bucs won the tightly-contested doubles point.  David Biosca and Miguel Este won 6-2 at No. 2, but Mercer's Nicolas Guillon and Ruben Vanoppen won at No. 3 (6-3) to draw even.  ETSU's No. 1 doubles team of Robert Herrera and Diego Nunez posted a 6-4 win to give the Bucs the early advantage.

-Este gave the Bucs a 2-0 lead with a 6-2, 6-3 win over Fernando Guardia at No. 4. Mercer's Sam Phil responded with a 6-3, 6-3 victory at No. 2 to give the Bears their first point.

-Mercer pulled the match level at two with Olivier Stuart's 6-3, 6-3 win at No. 2 singles.

-Biosca's 6-2, 6-4 win at No. 1 gave ETSU a 3-2 advantage in the match before Ruben Vanoppen's 6-1, 2-6, 6-4 win at No. 5 tied the match.

-Biosca was named the tournament's Most Outstanding Player

-ETSU's Wenceslao Albin earned the Pinnacle Award as the player on the winning team with the highest cumulative GPA

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