(ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.) - The Walsh men's tennis team faced a tough Eckerd squad in the first match of spring break and fell to the hosts by a score of 8-1. The Cavaliers fell to 6-5 on the season while the Tritons improved to 2-3 with a pair of wins on the day.
The lone point for the Cavaliers came at first singles where Vasily Vidmanov took down Victor Appelgvist in a three-set thriller by scores of 6-3, 4-6, 6-4.
Jose Fernandez was close to giving Walsh a second point, but he fell in three sets 6-1, 3-6, 10-4.
Walsh is back in action on Monday at Florida Southern.
1: Victor Appelqvist/Alasdair Knox (EC) def. Ross Whitaker/Felix Zimmerson (WU) 8-5
2: Matt Spasic/Will Stone (EC) def. Rodrigo Garcia/Vasily Vidmanov (WU) 8-4
3: Eddie Lewis/Bruno Alves (EC) def. Tim Bruin/Jonah Carter (WU) 8-2
1: Vasily Vidmanov def. Victor Appelqvist 6-3, 4-6, 6-4
2: Eddie Lewis def. Ross Whitaker 6-1, 6-3
3: Will Stone def. Felix Zimmerman 6-4, 7-5
4: Matt Spasic def. Rodrigo Garcia 6-1, 7-5
5: Alasdair Knox def. Heitor Adegas 7-5, 6-4
6: Bruno Alves def. Jose Fernandez 6-1, 3-6, 10-4