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PFEIFFER SPORTS INFORMATION
Tuesday, February 16, 2010
MEN'S TENNIS OPENS 2010 WITH 9-0 ROUT OF JC SMITH

MISENHEIMER, N.C. – Pfeiffer University men’s tennis began the 2010 spring schedule with a 9-0 sweep of Johnson C. Smith on Tuesday afternoon at the Knapp Tennis Center. The Falcons begin the year 1-0 while the Golden Bulls drop to 0-4.

Pfeiffer began the day with three quick wins in doubles play as Johan de Wit and Phil Lawson scored an 8-2 win at #1, Frank Pouchet and Andrea Cazzaro were victorious 8-4 at #2 while Luis Villalta and Sid Kaushik cruised 8-1.

In singles action, all six Falcons cruised to straight-set wins dropping just 16 total sets combined. At #1, Cazzaro won two and two as did Lawson playing #2. De Wit came up with a 6-1, 6-0 win at #3 with Kaushik closing out Aaron Hutcherson 6-1, 6-2. Pouchet at #5 won three and one while Ryan Kerr coasted 6-0, 6-0.

Pfeiffer will get back to action on Wednesday afternoon hosting USC-Aiken at 2:00 p.m. along with Pfeiffer’s women.