(Daytona Beach, Fla.) - The Kansas City men's tennis team snagged a 5-2 win in the finale of its Spring Break Florida trip on Thursday, taking out Bethune-Cookman University.
The 'Roos (6-8) won all three matches in doubles play, taking an 8-4 win at No. 1, before squeezing out tiebreakers at No. 2 and 3, pulling out the point.
In singles play, Kansas City took it to BCU (12-10) in the 1-4 spots, winning each in straight sets and clinching the match. Tomas Patino won his eighth straight match, while Nino Hasandedic made it a perfect week in Florida with three victories in as many tries.
The 'Roos play on the road both Monday and Tuesday, facing Wichita State Monday at 1:00 p.m., before facing Northwest Missouri State at 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday.
Kansas City 5, Bethune-Cookman 2
Mar 28, 2013 at Daytona Beach, Fla. (City Island)
|1. Grant Fleming (UMKC) def. ROTICH,Gilbert (BCU) 6-1, 6-1|
|2. Nino Hasandedic (UMKC) def. JACKSON,Kip (BCU) 6-1, 6-1|
|3. Abdulrahman Alawadhi (UMKC) def. LOBELO,Santiago (BCU) 7-5, 6-0|
|4. Tomas Patino (UMKC) def. GARAVITO,Diego (BCU) 7-5, 6-2|
|5. LIMA,Leonardo (BCU) def. Andrey Smirnov (UMKC) 2-6, 6-1, 10-6|
|6. PRONATH,Moritz (BCU) def. Daniil Ivanov (UMKC) 6-4, 1-6, 13-11|
|1. Grant Fleming/Tomas Patino (UMKC) def. ROTICH,Gilbert/PRONATH,Moritz (BCU) 8-4|
|2. David Heckler/Abdulrahman Alawadhi (UMKC) def. LOBELO,Santiago/GARAVITO,Diego (BCU) 9-8 (7-4)|
|3. Tim Akhmedov/Nino Hasandedic (UMKC) def. LIMA,Leonardo/JACKSON,Kip (BCU) 9-8 (7-4)|
|Kansas City 6-8|