Ferris State Men's & Women's Tennis Teams Roll To Wins As FSU Opens Trip To Florida


Big Rapids, Mich. - The Ferris State University men's and women's tennis teams opened their annual spring break trips with a pair of impressive wins on Sunday (March 8) as both teams topped Eckerd in non-league play in Florida.

On the women's side, the Bulldogs shutout Eckerd via a 9-0 decision to move to 14-7 overall this campaign as FSU swept both the singles and doubles rounds in the outing.

Meanwhile, the Bulldog men's team improved to 5-2 overall this season to date with a 6-3 victory on the road in the Sunshine State. FSU trailed 2-1 after doubles play before coming back to win five of the six singles flights to notch the convincing win.

Both Ferris State teams return to action on Monday (March 9). The men's team will square off against St. Thomas Aquinas in Tampa at 10 a.m. (ET) and then also meet NCAA Division I Northern Illinois in non-league neutral site action starting at 5 p.m. (ET) in Lakeland.

The Bulldog women's team will take on Minnesota State in a neutral site encounter as well on Monday at 10 a.m. (ET) in Tampa.

Both Ferris State teams will play a total of five matches this week in Florida over the annual school spring break period before returning home once action wraps up at the end of the week.

Below are the men's results:

Ferris State 6, Eckerd College 3
Mar 08, 2015 at St. Petersburg, Fla. (Dick Bullard Courts)

Singles competition
1. Laurent Galarneau (FS) def. Yosua Adiyasa (ECM) 6-7, 6-2, 6-2
2. Vasil Surduk (FS) def. Stephen Felman (ECM) 6-3, 6-4
3. Roger Hernandez-Pena (FS) def. Frazier Springfield (ECM) 6-2, 6-2
4. Tyler Bridges (FS) def. Connor Masella (ECM) 6-0, 6-0
5. Victor Appelqvist (ECM) def. Zachary Grabovic (FS) 6-2, 6-2
6. Raleight Grossbaum (FS) def. Eddie Lewis (ECM) 6-4, 6-4
Doubles competition
1. Yosua Adiyasa/Frazier Springfield (ECM) def. Laurent Galarneau/Roger Hernandez-Pena (FS) 8-4
2. Vasil Surduk/Aaron Dial (FS) def. Stephen Felman/Victor Appelqvist (ECM) 8-4
3. Eddie Lewis/Connor Masella (ECM) def. Tyler Bridges/Zachary Grabovic (FS) 8-6

Below are the women's results:

Ferris State 9, Eckerd College 0
Mar 08, 2015 at St. Petersburg, Fla. (Dick Bullard Courts)

Singles competition
1. Noelly Longi Nsimba (FS) def. Gipson Hawn (ECW) 7-6, 6-2
2. ShawneeAnn Brelsford (FS) def. Carson Trapp (ECW) 6-0, 6-2
3. Matilda Ackered (FS) def. Emily Fridrik (ECW) 6-4, 6-2
4. Olga Martinsone (FS) def. Amy Naula (ECW) 6-1, 6-1
5. Arien Kissinger (FS) def. Katie Benn (ECW) 6-1, 7-5
6. Janie Sell (FS) def. Erika Fridrik (ECW) 6-1, 6-0
Doubles competition
1. Noelly Longi Nsimba/Olga Martinsone (FS) def. Gipson Hawn/Amy Naula (ECW) 8-6
2. ShawneeAnn Brelsford/Arien Kissinger (FS) def. Emily Fridrik/Erika Fridrik (ECW) 8-1
3. Janie Sell/Sydney Berens (FS) def. Katie Benn/Carson Trapp (ECW) 8-0