RICHMOND, Va. --- The East Carolina men's tennis team earned its first victory of the season late Friday by defeating James Madison, 4-1, at the VCU 4x1 Invitational after suffering a season opening loss to Winthrop, 2-3.
David Mansell, Felipe Fonseca and Nick Rose each posted staright set victories against James Madison, while the team of Henrique Viana and Robert Stasch won the doubles' point to claim the match.
Fonseca and Viana also claimed singles match victories against Winthrop.
Saturday afternoon, the Pirates fell victim to VCU in their match their of the tournament, 4-0.
Winthrop 3, ECU 2
Clayton Almeido (Win.) def. Paulo Baumer (ECU) 7-6 (3), 7-5
Vinicius Bortolatto (Win.) def. Darren Mansell (ECU) 6-1, 6-1
Felipe Fonseca (ECU) def. Rodrigo Santos (Win.) 3-6, 7-5, 1-0 (5)
Henrique Viana (ECU) def. Thiago Barbose (Win.) 6-4, 6-4
Alejandro Portugal & Jorge Padilla (Win.) def. Nick Rose & Nicolas Ksiezopolski (ECU) 6-2, 6-3
ECU 4, James Madison 1
David Emery (JMU) def. Paulo Baumer (ECU) 7-6 (4), 7-6 (3)
Darren Mansell (ECU) def. Jesse Tarr (JMU) 7-5, 6-3
Felipe Fonseca (ECU) def. Carlin Campbell (JUM) 6-2, 6-2
Nick Rose (ECU) def. Bob Allensworth (JMU) 6-2, 6-3
Henrique Viana & Robert Stasch (ECU) def. Don Davidson & Brian Clay
(JMU) 7-5, 6-4
VCU 4, ECU 0
Arnaud Lecloerec (VCU) def. Darren Mansell (ECU) 6-0, 6-0
Marton Ott (VCU) vs. Felipe Fonseca (ECU) DNF
Francesc Lleal (VCU) def. Henrique Vianna (ECU) 6-2, 6-4
Sergi Arumi (VCU) def. Nick Ksiezopolski (ECU) 6-1, 6-1
Daniel Lohff & Sebastian Ripoll (VCU) def. Paulo Baumer & Nick Rose
(ECU) 7-5, 6-2