TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -
The Stetson men's tennis team finished the qualifying round at the ITA
Southeast regional in Tallahassee on Thursday.
Freshman Simon Julin (Stockholm, Sweden) started his day
with two victories. He first defeated Collin Brown of Florida Gulf Coast 6-1,
6-1 and followed that with a win over Joao Gauer of Florida State, defeating him 7-6
(1), 7-5 in the qualifying final.
Julin will move into the main draw, where he will play
against Victor Mauz of Miami at 10:30. The winner of that match will play
against the winner of Van Overbeek of Florida and Dean Tsamas of FGCU Saturday
morning at 9 a.m. Overbeek is the number one overall seed in the tournament.
Freshman Egor Panyushkin (Moscow, Russia) got off to a
strong start, defeating Michael Beiler (FGCU) 6-1, 4-6, 6-4. In his second
round match, Panyushkin fell 4-6, 7-5, 2-1. He was forced to retire in the
Junior Hans Adrian Riseng (Oslo, Norway) fell in his match,
losing to Sean Bacha of FAU by a score of 6-3, 6-2.
Freshman Laurynas Antropikas (Palanga, Lithuania) gave
Robbie Dubuque of FAU a tough match, but ultimately fell in three sets 4-6,