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Flames Drop Match To Spiders

February 18, 2006
|  Lynchburg, Va.
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The Richmond Spiders won the first four points of the night to claim a 4-0 non-conference victory over the Liberty Flames indoors Saturday night at the Sports Racket.

The Spiders opened the night by claiming the doubles point with a win at #2 doubles and a default at #3 doubles.

Richmond then won the first two completed singles matches along with taking the #6 singles by default to close out the match.

Richmond moves to 4-6 with the victory, while Liberty falls to 0-2.

The Flames next host Virginia Intermont outdoors at the Hershey-Eshbenshade Tennis Courts on Wednesday, March 8. Match time is schedule for 1 p.m.

Doubles:
Priit Pihl/Jarda Trojan (LU) vs. Bobby Mcnally/Sami Belakhlef (UR), DNF
Doug Banker/Brett Waikort (UR) defeated Carlos Cardona/Joseph Withers (LU), 8-1
Chris Lovis/Mike Sommer (UR) won by default

Singles:
Priit Pihl (LU) vs. Doug Banker (UR), DNF
Bobby McNally (UR) defeated Jarda Trojan (LU) 7-6 (2), 6-1
Sami Belakhlef (UR) vs. Carlos Cardona, DNF
Chris Lovis (UR) vs. Joseph Withers (LU), DNF
Brett Waikort (UR) defeated Fabricio Picanco (LU), 6-1, 6-4
Mike Sommer (UR) won by default