No. 17 Men's Tennis shuts out Boston University
Friday, March 10, 2006
FORT MYERS, Fla. – The Florida Gulf Coast University men’s tennis team, ranked 17th nationally, won in impressive fashion over Boston University Friday afternoon. The Eagles have now won five of the last six matches by a shutout as they beat the Terriers of Boston University 9-0. The #3 ranked player in the NCAA Division II, Juan Carlos Osorio (Quito, Ecuador) extended his unbeaten record as the #1 seed in singles play as he defeated Jared Kobren of Boston. The senior improves to 7-0 in singles play. The #2 seed Alberto Gutierrez won handedly over Boston’s Gulio Gallarotti 6-1 and 6-1. In other singles play, senior Tim Offerman (Hamburg, Germany), sophomore Gavin Manders (Warwick, Bermuda), and freshman Danny Lee (Naples, Fla.) and Edson Lima (Brasilia, Brazil) were all successful in singles play. None of the Eagles men needed a third set to win their matches. Osorio and Offerman improved to 7-1 as the first seed doubles partners as they beat Jared Kobren and Hans Sapra of Boston University 8-1.