Bisons lose A-Sun tennis opener to No. 60-rated ETSU
Saturday, March 7, 2009
Bisons lose A-Sun tennis opener to No. 60-rated ETSU
The Bisons began conference play in Johnson City, Tenn. Friday at the Buddy Hartsell Tennis Center on the campus of East Tennessee State University with a 7-0 loss.

The Buccaneers are No. 60 in the nation and No. 1 in the Atlantic Sun.

The Bisons struggled to put points together for a match win. Daniel Hangstefer delivered well offensively in his first set, but lost against Daniel Isaza in no. 2 singles. Hangstefer’s no. 2 match score was 7-6, 6-2.

The Bisons travel to the University of South Carolina-Upstate Saturday, March 7 where they will continue conference play. Following that match, they will play Wofford Sunday, March 8.

Lipscomb’s next home match is March 11 against IPFW at 4 p.m. The location is yet to be announced.


1. Mario Hernandez / Daniel Hangstefer vs. Enrique Oliviares / Grega Teraz (ETSU 8-5)

2. James Murrell / Chad Pierron vs. Jeremy Bonevalle / Daniel Isaza (ETSU 8-4)

3. Andy Mizell / Joe McArdle vs. Jason Ramski / Alex Ahlgren (ETSU 8-5)


1. Joe McArdle vs. Sander Gille (ETSU 6-2, 6-3)

2. Daniel Hangstefer vs. Daniel Isaza (ETSU 7-6, 6-2)

3. Bruno Melibeu vs. Jeremy Bonevalle (ETSU 6-4, 6-0)

4. James Murrell vs. Charles Bottoni (ETSU 6-3, 6-0)

5. Mario Hernandez vs. Robin Asker (ETSU 6-0, 6-0)

6. Josh Cummings vs. Alex Ahlgren (ETSU 6-1, 6-0)