Florida Tech Men’s Tennis Earns Three Championships
By Space Coast Daily // September 25, 2013
Florida Tech Panther Tennis Invitational
BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – Beau Fieldsend and Matic Leskovar dominated their way to winning doubles No. 1, 8-3 and three Panthers were co-champions in their respective singles flights as the Florida Tech Panther Tennis Invitational sponsored by Whittaker Cooper Financial Group came to a close on Sunday.
Fieldsend and Leskovar earned the doubles championship after defeating Romain Nowacyzk and Giuseppe Guarnieri of Palm Beach Atlantic University, 8-3.
Jose Martinez and Diego Ramirez finished action 3-0 in singles No. 7 and earned co-championships after dominating their respective flight. Ramirez defeated Valentin Brito, 6-0, 6-0 and Martinez downed Joseph Echeverria, 6-3, 6-4. Mattias Hartmann fell to Nicholas Battistini in the championship of singles No. 5, 6-4, 6-2 but the two were co-champions after finishing singles play with an identical record of 2-1.
“The guys played with a lot of energy all weekend, I think that we are in excellent shape. Coach (Andrew) Veeder and I saw a lot of good strategy being played out there.” said head coach Bill Macom
Patrick Hernandez finished singles No. 2 on the winning side of a 7-6 (7), 6-2 contest against Giuseppe Guarnieri of Palm Beach Atlantic and Daniel Armellino defeated Matthew Leeds, 7-5, 1-6, 10-6 to finish singles No. 6 1-2.
“The guys played with a lot of energy all weekend,” said head coach Bill Macom.
“I think that we are in excellent shape. Coach (Andrew) Veeder and I saw a lot of good strategy being played out there.”
PANTHERS HEAD TO PENSACOLA THIS WEEKEND
The Panthers head to the ITA South Regionals this weekend in Pensacola, Fla. Results from day three of the Panther Invitational can be found below or by clicking on the related links section of this story on FloridaTechSports.com, the official home of Florida Tech athletics.
• Championship: Beau Fieldsend and Matic Leskovar def. Romain Nowacyzk and Giuseppe Guarnieri (PBAU), 8-3
• Mark Heimberger and Asteway Adams (PBAU) def. Patrick Hernandez and Daniel Armellino, 8-2
• Championship: Nicholas Battistini and Matthew Leeds (PBAU) def. Riley Lorenz and Jose Martinez, 8-2
• Joseph Echeverria and Fernandez Arroyo (PBAU) def Zach Eichholz and Bruno Rodrigues, 8-5
Firmiano Filho and Valentin Brito (WIU) def. Eric Bettinger and Richard Pentecostes, 9-8 (3)
• Matic Leskovar def. Romain Nowacyzk (PBAU), 4-6, 7-5, 11-9
• Patrick Hernandez def. Giuseppe Guarnieri (PBAU), 7-6 (7), 6-2
• Championship: Mark Heimberger (PBAU) def. Beau Fieldsend, 7-5, 6-1
• Championship: Asteway Adams (PBAU) def. Riley Lorenz, 6-4, 6-7 (5), 11-9
• Championship: Nicholas Battistini (PBAU) def. Mattias Hartmann, 6-4, 6-2 (Co-Champions)
• Daniel Armellino def. Matthew Leeds (PBAU), 7-5, 1-6, 10-6
• Jose Martinez def. Joseph Echeverria (PBAU), 6-3, 6-4
• Diego Ramirez def. Valentin Brito (WIU), 6-0, 6-0
(Martinez and Ramirez are co-champs)
• Kevin Reifler (PBAU) def. Bruno Rodrigues, 6-7 (5), 7-5, 10-6
• Hugo Cedeno (WIU) def. Zach Eichholz, 7-6, 6-3