Pirates Wrap Up Play At ECU Shootout
Sept. 26, 2010
GREENVILLE, N.C. --- The East Carolina men's tennis team wrapped up play at the ECU Fall Shootout Sunday afternoon with nine match victories at the River Birch Tennis Center.
Massimo Mannino defeated Bertrand Moulin of James Madison in straight sets (6-1, 6-3) to claim the Flight B Championship. After dropping the opening set of the tournament Mannino won six consecutive sets which included a pair of straight set victories.
Henrik Skalmerud posted a 7-6 (1), 6-4 win over JMU's Yaroslav Voznenko to claim the Flight F title. Skalmerud also went unbeaten through his flight as did Simon Escourrou through Flight H. Escourrou rallied to defeated Ville Maatanen in three sets (5-7, 7-6 (1), 10-7) Sunday.
Players from the College of Charleston captured four individual flight championships, while ECU won all four doubles flights. Horvath and Vliegen teammed to sweep Flight B as did Manninio and Schmitt in Flight C.
Horvath/ Vliegen (ECU) d. Moulin/Senenac (JMU) 8-3
Tvedt/Skalmerud (ECU) d. King/ Pool (JMU) 8-0
Mannino/Schmitt (ECU) d. Vladimirsky/ Vozenenlo (JMU) 8-3
Nissinen/ Maaranen (JMU) d. Martinez/ Masciorini (ECU) 8-2