Men's Tennis Upset by Miami

March 13, 2003

FORT WORTH, Texas - The 32nd ranked TCU Horned Frog tennis team (7-5 overall) fell to the No. 39 Miami Hurricanes Thursday in Miami with a score of 5-2. This was the second consecutive loss for the Frogs coming after their loss to Duke on March 8.

In doubles, all three TCU duos dropped their matches with the No. 2 courts ending with a final score of 9-8 in favor of Miami's Shauny Hoyes and Luis Manrique over TCU's Alex Menichini and Daniel Scholten.

Only two singles players won their matches, No. 75 Fabrizio Sestini defeated Miami's Manriquez and freshman Rafael Abreu defeated Hoyes of Miami.

The Frogs will remain in Miami to take on Wisconsin on Saturday, March 15 at noon.

Complete Results: 1. Todd Widom (UM) def. Alex Menichini (TCU) 6-3, 6-4 2. Andrew Golub (UM) def. Toni Gordon (TCU) 2-6, 6-2, 6-3 3. Fabrizio Sestini (TCU) def. Luis Manrique (UM) 7-6, 6-2 4. Colin Purcell (UM) def. Jacopo Tezza (TCU) 3-6, 6-3, 6-3 5. Eric Hechtman (UM) def. Jacob Martin (TCU) 6-1, 6-3 6. Rafael Abreu (TCU) def. Shauny Hoyes (UM) 6-4, 6-3 Doubles 1. Golub/Purcell (UM) def. Gordon/Sestini (TCU) 8-5 2. Hoyes/Manrique (UM) def. Menichini/Scholten (TCU) 9-8 3. Widom/Hechtman (UM) def. Abreu/Martin (TCU) 8-4



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