FGCU Men's Tennis defeats Webber 8-1
FORT MYERS, Fla. – Four players won two matches each as #17 Florida Gulf Coast University defeated Webber International, the #18 team in NAIA, 8-1 in a dual match at the FGCU Tennis Complex Sunday afternoon.
Senior Richard Stempnowski won the 50th singles match of his Eagles career with a victory at No. 1 singles. The Cape Coral resident, now 50-13, teamed up with Jose Pastrello (Limeira, Brazil), a winner at No.2 singles, for their third straight doubles victory in the No.1 doubles match.
Junior Tim Offerman (Hamburg, Germany) picked up a pair of wins, winning the No. 3 singles match, and teaming up with Juan Carlos Osorio (Quito, Ecuador) for a win at No. 2 doubles.
Senior Seth Fogelman (Naples, FL) was the other double winner for the Eagles, picking up wins at No. 4 singles and at No. 3 doubles with sophomore Alberto Gutierrez (Bogota, Columbia).
FGCU, now 3-0, hosts the University of Kentucky, ranked #14 in the latest Division I rankings, at the FGCU Tennis Complex on Sunday, February 27 at noon.
1. Richard Stempnowski (FGCU) def. Christophe Bonadona (WIU) 6-1, 6-1
2. Jose Pastrello (FGCU) def. Enrique Catter (WIU) 3-6, 6-3, 6-3, 10-4
3. Tim Offerman (FGCU) def. Yuiti Lopes (WIU) 6-3, 5-7, 10-6
4. Seth Fogelman (FGCU) def. Cody Wright (WIU) 6-2, 6-0
5. Alberto Gutierrez (FGCU) def. Nico Jungkind (WIU) 6-0, 6-2
6. Leigh Griffiths (WIU) def. Chris Caswell (FGCU) 6-1, 6-2
1. Stempnowski/Pastrello (FGCU) def. Bonadona/Catter (WIU) 8-6
2. Osorio/Offerman (FGCU) def. Takami/Lopes (WIU) 8-3
3. Gutierrez/Fogelman (FGCU) def. Takami/Aldrete (WIU) 8-3