April 9, 2011

UDC Rolls Past St. Thomas Aquinas, 7-2

Washington, DC: April 9, 2010-- In its second win in two days, and fifth straight, the University of the District of Columbia Firebirds defeated ECC Conference foe St. Thomas Aquinas College Spartans, 7-2, today, at the UDC Tennis Courts in Washington, DC.

Junior Bruno Reich ( Business Management- Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) led the way winning his singles match by defeating Armando Estevez, 6-0, 6-0, then combining with junior Tomas Gajdusek (Prague, Czech Republic) to defeat Estevez and Nick Cittadino, 8-0, in doubles competition.

The Firebirds took a second doubles match when freshmen Miguel Uzcategui (Electrical Engineering-Valencia, Venezuela) and Carlos Quiroga (Electrical Engineering- Valencia, Venezuela) defeated Antoine Venard and Prince Silva, 8-1.

In singles competition, the Firebirds won five of the six matches as they picked up their second conference win of the season and improved their overall record to 11-3.

The Firebirds return to the courts on April 12, against St. Mary's University in St. Mary's City, Maryland.

 Results

UDC – 7, St. Thomas Aquinas – 2

Doubles

1.      Gajdusek/Reich def. Estevez/Cittadino (STAC) 8-0

2.      Uzcategui/Quiroga def. Venard/Silva (STAC) 8-1

3.      Keshwani/Maysonet (STAC) def. Bernard/Jayatilleke 9-7

Singles

1.      Tomas Gajdusek def. Antoine Venard (STAC) 7-6(2), 6-4

2.      Bruno Reich def. Armando Estevez (STAC) 6-0, 6-0

3.      Miguel Uzcategui def. Lakshya Keshwani (STAC) 6-0, 6-2

4.      Carlos Quiroga def. Nick Cittadino (STAC) 6-3, 5-7, 6-1

5.      Prince Silva (STAC) def. Karlon Bernard 6-3, 6-1

6.      Lalindra Jayatilleke def. Dan Maysonet (STAC) 6-3, 6-4

UDC – 7

STAC – 2

Season Record (W-L) 11 – 3, 2 – 0 ECC