Blue Raiders Fall 4-3
MT ends SBC Championships on SundayApril 20, 2008 · MT Media Relations
Then the Blue Raiders rallied as junior Morgan Richard and sophomore Marc Rocafort defeated Oliver Sajous and Karol Szmurlo 8-6. Freshmen Alex McCann and John Peers clinched the point with their 8-5 win over Marc Abdeinour and Eddie Majcher.
In singles play, FAU tied the score at 1 all as Majcher defeated McCann 6-1, 6-2. Then Joe Cadogan put the Owls up 2-1 as he won his match over Wishing 6-3, 6-2.
Rocafort fell 6-4, 6-4 to Sajous as FAU pulled ahead by two. Then freshman Chris Nowak started a rally as he defeated Daniel Vardag 6-4, 6-4. Peers tied the match at 3 with his win over Abdeinout 5-7, 6-3, 6-2.
Richard's match was the last to finish as he fell to Szmurlo 3-6, 6-4, 7-6 (8) who clinched the match for the Owls.
The Blue Raiders end the 2008 season 9-16 overall ad 2-1 in Sun Belt Conference play.
1. Olivier Sajous (FAU) def. Marc Rocafort (MT) 6-4, 6-4
2. John Peers (MT) def. Marc Abdeinour (FAU) 5-7, 6-3, 6-2
3. Karol Szmurlo (FAU) def. Morgan Richard (MT) 3-6, 6-4, 7-6 (10-8)
4. Chris Nowak (MT) def. Daniel Vardag (FAU) 6-4, 6-4
5. Eddie Majcher (FAU) def. Alex McCann (MT) 6-1, 6-2
6. Joe Cadogan (FAU) def. Kyle Wishing (MT) 6-3, 6-2
1. Marc Rocafort/Morgan Richard (MT) def. Olivier Sajous/Karol Szmurlo (FAU) 8-6
2. Alex McCann/John Peers (MT) def. Marc Abdeinour/Eddie Majcher (FAU) 8-5
3. Joe Cadogan/Lawrence Harradine (FAU) def. Joao Paoliello/Kyle Wishing (MT) 8-3
Florida Atlantic 16-5; National ranking #73
Middle Tennessee 8-14; National ranking #71
Order of finish: Doubles (3,1,2); Singles (5,6,1,4,2,3)
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