Coastal Falls at #13 Duke
DURHAM, N.C. - The Coastal Carolina men's tennis team suffered a 4-0 loss at #13 Duke on Saturday. The Chants fall to 3-4 with the loss, while the nationally ranked Blue Devils improve to 8-4.
Duke began the match by taking the doubles point on courts two and three. Ryan Dickerson and Jason Lapidus defeated the Chants' second pairing of Luiz Faria and Gonzalez Achondo. Catalin Mateas and Robert Levine then bested Zak Talic and Francesco Cori-Gamero.
The first doubles match went unfinished.
All three singles points were won in straight sets by Duke.
Nick Stachowick captured the first singles point by defeating Talic at No. 2, Levine made it a 3-0 match at No. 5, and Sean Sculley ended the match at No. 3.
The remaining three singles matches went unfinished.
Coastal returns to its home court on Sunday to host Longwood at 11 a.m.
#13 Duke 4, Coastal Carolina 0
1. #92 Catalin Mateas (DU) vs. Faria, Luiz (COASTAL) 7-5, 5-4, unfinished
2. Nick Stachowiak (DU) def. Talic, Zak (COASTAL) 6-2, 6-2
3. Sean Sculley (DU) def. Achondo, Gonzalez (COASTAL) 6-4, 6-4
4. Ryan Dickerson (DU) vs. Perrin, Lawrence (COASTAL) 7-5, 5-1, unfinished
5. Robert Levine (DU) def. Boulay, Paul (COASTAL) 6-1, 2-6, 6-0
6. Jason Lapidus (DU) vs. Castellanos, Juan (COASTAL) 3-6, 7-5, unfinished
1. Nick Stachowiak/Sean Sculley (DU) vs. Perrin, Lawrence/Boulay, Paul (COASTAL) 5-2, unfinished
2. Ryan Dickerson/Jason Lapidus (DU) def. Faria, Luiz/Achondo, Gonzalez (COASTAL) 6-1
3. Catalin Mateas/Robert Levine (DU) def. Talic, Zak/Cori-Gamero, F. (COASTAL) 6-2
Coastal Carolina 3-4
Duke 8-4; National ranking #13
Order of finish: Doubles (2,3); Singles (2,5,3)