'Roos Close Florida Trip in Style, Beat BCU 5-2
UMKC Athletics 3-28-2013
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(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)

Singles competition
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


Doubles competition
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)


Match Notes
Kansas City 6-8
Bethune-Cookman 12-10
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UMKC Vies for WAC Title in Hutchinson