January 13, 2013

Orces Opens Spring Campaign with a Victory at Florida Gulf Coast Invitational

Saturday Results

Sunday Results

Fort Myers, Fla. – After a strong fall campaign, David Orces opened the 2013 season with a win in the Flight A singles draw as The Citadel men's tennis team competed in the Florida Gulf Coast Spring Invitational over the weekend.

Orces started off the tournament on a positive note with a victory over Tulane's Idan Mark 7-6, 6-1 in the first day of play on Saturday. The Bulldog senior continued his outstanding play on Sunday by defeating Nacho Gonzalez of the University of South Florida 7-6, 6-3 in the finals.

Dillon Berkabile, Oliver Dedding and JC Pauli also represented the Bulldogs but were unable to collect a win in their respective flights.

The Bulldogs will return to the courts in two weeks for their first dual match of the year with a trip to Clemson to take on the Tigers at the Hoke Sloan Tennis Center on Jan. 27 at 1 p.m.


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