MIAMI SHORES, Fla. – The Cleveland State men's tennis team continued its three-match Florida roadswing Tuesday, dropping a 6-1 contest at Barry – the No. 2 Division II team in the nation.
· 2018 Record: 9-7
· This marked the second time that the Vikings were playing outdoors this spring.
· Tuesday's match was the second of a three-match roadswing in the state of Florida for the Vikings on their annual Spring Break Trip.
· This was the first meeting between the two teams in program history.
· The two teams were playing Tuesday's match according to Division II rules.
· Nico Mostardi became the fastest Viking to record 20 singles wins in a season Tuesday, while he became the 12th Viking all-time to notch a 20-win campaign with his win over Carlos Gomez – the No. 8 Division II singles player in the nation.
· Nico Mostardi picked up Cleveland State's lone point on the day, earning a 7-5, 6-1 victory at the top of the singles lineup. Mostardi was playing in just his second match back since returning to the lineup following an injury, and improved to 20-5 on the year and 8-1 this spring.
· Cleveland State will close out its annual Spring Break Trip with a 3:00 p.m. match at Division II Palm Beach Atlantic tomorrow (Wednesday, March 14).
1. Matteoli/Zupancic (BARRY) def. Mostardi/Slade (CSU), 8-4
1. Gomez/Versier (BARRY) def. Phillips/Malm (CSU), 9-8(3)
3. Montrieul/Bayldon (BARRY) def. Radosevic/Santilli (CSU), 8-2
1. Nico Mostardi (CSU) def. Carlos Gomez (BARRY), 7-5, 6-1
2. Pierre Montrieul (BARRY) def. Luke Phillips (CSU), 7-5, 6-3
3. Matias Larregina (BARRY) vs. Benjamin Slade (CSU), 6-2, 4-6, 2-2, unf.
4. Blake Bayldon (BARRY) def. Gabriel Evtimov (CSU), 6-2, 6-1
5. Filip Zupancic (BARRY) vs. Mirko Radosevic (CSU), 6-4, 2-3, unf.
6. Martin Gutierrez (BARRY) def. William Malm (CSU), 6-2, 6-3