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Flames Roll Past Hornets
The tandem of Sebastian Pena and Rafael Riso set the tone for the Flames in doubles, defeating Kristian Richardson and Daniel Civis, 8-3. Chad Simpson and Leandro Schjumann then secured the doubles point, with an 8-0 win in No. 2 doubles. Freshman Justin Coache made his Liberty tennis debut, teaming with Juan Reyes to take No. 3 doubles, 8-3.
The Flames continued their success in singles action, winning all six contests for the second time in a match this season. Simpson and Franco Valdez did not give up a game in No. 1 and No. 5 singles respectively, each defeating his opponent in straight sets, 6-0, 6-0. Schujmann saw action in Liberty's No. 2 singles spot, beating Lynchburg's Daniel Civis, 6-2, 6-0. Riso took No. 3 singles, 6-1, 6-2, followed by Juan Reyes, who gave up only two games in the No. 4 spot with a 6-1, 6-1 victory. Coache rounded out the afternoon, beating Kyler Paluga in No. 6 singles, 6-2, 6-1.
The Flames return to conference play this Tuesday for the first time since Feb. 23, taking on the Panthers of High Point. Match time is slated for 1:30 p.m.
Liberty 7, Lynchburg College 0
1. Sebastian Pena/Rafael Riso (LU) d. Kristian Richardson/Daniel Civis (LC) 8-3
2. Chad Simpson/Leandro Schujmann (LU) d. Brian Nelson/Nick Carroll (LC) 8-0
3. Juan Reyes/Justin Coache (LU) d. Duimustra/Kyler Paluga (LC) 8-2
1. Chad Simpson (LU) d. Kristian Richardson (LC) 6-0,6-0
2. Leandro Schujmann (LU) d. Daniel Civis (LC) 6-2,6-0
3. Rafael Riso (LU) d. Jay Duimustra (LC) 6-1,6-2
4. Juan Reyes (LU) d. Brian Nelson (LC) 6-1,6-1
5. Franco Valdez (LU) d. Nick Carroll (LC) 6-0,6-0
6. Justin Coache (LU) d. Kyler Paluga (LC) 6-2,6-1