UDC Men’s Tennis Defeats Coppin State 6-0

Carlos Quiroga named ECC Rookie of the Week

Baltimore, MD :April 3, 2011- The University of the District of Columbia Firebirds Men's Tennis Team defeated the Coppin State University Eagles, 6-0, on yesterday in Baltimore, Maryland. Freshmen Miguel Uzcategui (Electrical Engineering-Valencia, Venezuela) and Carlos Quiroga (Electrical Engineering-Valencia, Venezuela) defeated their doubles and singles opponents during the match. 

Results

 

UDC – 6, Coppin State University – 0

 

Doubles

1.         Gajdusek/Reich def. Jeffreys/Hodge (CSU) 8-1

2.         Uzcategui/Quiroga def. Darko/Pleasants (CSU) 8-0

3.         Bernard/Jayatilleke def. insufficient CSU lineup (default)

 

Singles

1.         Tomas Gajdusek def. James Jeffreys (CSU) 6-2, 6-4

2.         Bruno Reich def. Quincy Darko (CSU) 6-2, 6-2

3.         Miguel Uzcategui def. Justin Hodge (CSU) 6-0, 6-0

4.         Carlos Quiroga def. Casey Pleasants (CSU) 6-0, 6-0

5.         Karlon Bernard vs. Jahra Wigfall (CSU) scheduled, but not played

6.         Lalindra Jayatilleke def. insufficient CSU lineup (default)

The Firebirds improved to 8-3 with this win. They will return to the courts on April 6, at home hosting the Shepherd University Rams.