SAINT LEO, Fla. - The 15th-ranked Saint Leo men's tennis team continued it's March win-streak as the Lions posted an 8-1 win over visiting NYIT in non-conference action on Saturday afternoon.
Sweeping through doubles action, the Lions (11-3) also managed to put Victor Lozier back into the lineup at No. 2 doubles. Playing in his first match since March 6, Lozier was teamed with Ismail Lemtouni as the duo was able to pick up an 8-5 win over their opponents.
The match saw NYIT (7-3) only able to claim a win at No. 2 singles. The remainder of the match was dominated by Saint Leo with #21 Aloua Adjenak sweeping his opponent at No. 1 singles, 6-3, 6-1 and #29 Matt Nicholson-Lewis notched a 6-4, 6-1 at his No. 3 singles spot. Lemtouni, Jacobo Gonzalez and Antoine Raffelli closed out the Lions' victory sweeping through Nos. 4, 5, 6 singles.
Claiming their sixth consecutive victory and undefeated through March, the Lions now turn their attention to Sunshine State Conference action when they face Rollins College on Wednesday. The match is scheduled to get underway at 3:00 p.m. in Winter Park.
#15 Saint Leo 8, NYIT 1
03/23/13 at Saint Leo, Fla. (Saint Leo Tennis Center)
|1. #21 Aloua Adjenak (SLM) def. Filip Van Eylen (NYITM) 6-3, 6-1|
|2. Mircea Dimofte (NYITM) def. Bruno Sisti (SLM) 4-6, 6-1, 10-7|
|3. #29 Matt Nicholson-Lewis (SLM) def. Jamie Salvador (NYITM) 6-4, 6-3|
|4. Ismail Lemtouni (SLM) def. Tomas Lieb (NYITM) 6-3, 6-1|
|5. Jacobo Gonzalez (SLM) def. Pedro Peixoto (NYITM) 6-0, 6-0|
|6. Antoine Raffaelli (SLM) def. Niko Jubera (NYITM) 6-4, 6-2|
|1. Bruno Sisti/Matt Nicholson-Lewis (SLM) def. Jamie Salvador/Niko Jubera (NYITM) 8-2|
|2. Victor Lozier/Ismail Lemtouni (SLM) def. Mircea Dimofte/Tomas Lieb (NYITM) 8-5|
|3. Aloua Adjenak/Jake Fleischer (SLM) def. Julian Marcon/Eduardo Maurtua (NYITM) 8-6|
|Saint Leo 11-3; National ranking #15; Regional ranking #5|
|Order of finish: Doubles (1,2,3); Singles (4,1,3,2,5,6)|