Men’s Tennis Falls to George Washington 4-3

Adrien Rossignon
(photo by Bennett Scarborough)
Adrien Rossignon (photo by Bennett Scarborough)

BUIES CREEK – Adrien Rossignon upset #80 Fransisco Dias, but Campbell fell 4-3 to George Washington Saturday afternoon. Josep Baro improved to 7-5 after picking up a victory in the four spot for the Camels (4-7, 1-2).

Campbell jumped out to a quick 1-0 lead by earning the doubles point. David Clavera and Fernando Guillen knocked off Dias and Ugur Atalay in the two spot (8-6), while August Iwdal and Ondrej Kralik defeated Viktor Svensson and Leonardo Lapenitti in the three spot (8-5). Both duos are 5-5 this season.

Rossigon improved to a team best 9-3 record after defeating Dias in the one spot (6-4, 7-5). The freshman from Arlon Belgium is 2-1 against nationally ranked opponents this season.

Baro put the Camels up 2-1 after defeating Richard Blumenfeld (6-3, 6-1), but the Colonials took three of the last four singles matches to claim the one point victory.

Campbell will return to action Wednesday, March 21 as they travel to Wilmington, N.C. to take on #70 DePaul. Match time is set for 3:00 pm.


George Washington vs Campbell Men

Mar 17, 2012 at Buies Creek, N.C.

George Washington 4, Campbell Men 3

Singles competition

1. ROSSIGNON, Adrien (CAMM) def. #80 DIAS, Fransicso (GWM) 6-4, 7-5

2. ATALAY, Ugur (GWM) def. GUILLEN, Fernando (CAMM) 6-3, 2-6, 6-4

3. VAN GILS, Alexander (GWM) def. CLAVERA, David (CAMM) 5-7, 6-3, 6-3

4. BARO, Josep (CAMM) def. BLUMENFELD, Richard (GWM) 6-3, 6-1

5. LAPENTTI, Leonardo (GWM) def. JONES, James (CAMM) 7-5, 6-0

6. SVENSSON, Viktor (GWM) def. KRALIK, Ondrej (CAMM) 6-0, 6-4

Doubles competition

1. ATALAY, Ugur/DIAS, Fransicso (GWM) def. ROSSIGNON, Adrien/BARO, Josep (CAMM) 8-6

2. GUILLEN, Fernando/CLAVERA, David (CAMM) def. VAN GILS, Alexander/BLUMENFELD, Richard (GWM) 8-5

3. AUGUST, Iwdal/KRALIK, Ondrej (CAMM) def. SVENSSON, Viktor/LAPENTTI, Leonardo (GWM) 8-5

Match Notes:

George Washington 5-6 (1-1)

Campbell Men 4-7 (1-2)