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Florida Tech Earns 6-3 Victory over Bentley

Victor Suski
Victor Suski

MELBOURNE, Fla. – Bentley University won two singles matches but Florida Tech took a 6-3 win over the Falcons Wednesday afternoon at the Fee Avenue Tennis Courts in non-conference men's tennis.

Sophomore Rodrigo Ribeiro (Sao Paulo, Brazil/Chapel School) beat Cory Hodes in number one singles after Hodes retired. In number two singles, Zach Tuckman (Kinnelon, N.J./Morristown Beard School) defeated Jorge Abarca Montero 6-4, 1-6, 10-2.

The Falcons took the second-flight match in doubles, as the team of junior Victor Suski (West Hartford, Conn./William Hall) and freshman Andrew Waddington (Granby, Conn./Granby Memorial) bested William Fountain and Yan Carlo Rodriguez 8-6.

Florida Tech improves to 7-10 on the season while the Falcons drop to 5-4. They continue their spring break trip Thursday afternoon at St. Leo.

Box Score

At Melbourne, Fla.

Florida Tech 6, Bentley 3

Doubles

No. 1 Cory Hodes/Michael Schmidt (FT) def. Zach Tuckman/Alec Spycher (B) 8-4

No. 2 Victor Suski/Andrew Waddington (B) def. William Fountain/Yan Carlo Rodriguez (FT) 8-6

No. 3 Eddie Shelton/Jorge Abarca Montero (FT) def. Rodrigo Ribeiro/Matthew Chase (B) 8-5

Singles

No. 1 Ribeiro (B) def. Hodes (FT) 4-6, 1-2, retired

No. 2 Tuckman (B) def. Montero (FT) 6-4, 1-6, 10-2

No. 3 D.J. Pate (FT) def. Suski (B) 6-1, 6-2

No. 4 Drew Hollis (FT) def. Spycher (B) 6-2, 6-0

No. 5 Schmidt (FT) def. Waddington (B) 6-4, 6-3

No. 6 Barry Dylewski (FT) def. Jimmy Rindo (B) 6-0, 6-1