Sturgill won in doubles and singles, Saturday at NJIT.
The visiting Liberty Flames swept the NJIT Highlanders 7-0 on Saturday afternoon at the Naimoli Family Athletic and Recreational Facility.
The Flames close out the regular season with a 6-1 mark in the ASUN and 12-10 overall mark following the win. Liberty, which earned its third 7-0 victory of 2019, has won eight out of its last 10 overall. The Flames have clinched the No. 2 seed for the upcoming ASUN Men's Tennis Championship, to be held at Stetson next Thursday through Saturday.
NJIT drops to 4-15 and 0-7 in the ASUN and fails to qualify for the ASUN Championship.
Liberty 7, NJIT 0
Singles Competition 1. #121 Nicaise Muamba (LIBERTYM) def. Lukas Zvikas (NJIT) 6-1, 6-4 2. Josh Wilson (LIBERTYM) def. Abdullah Fouad (NJIT) 6-4, 6-3 3. Chase Burton (LIBERTYM) def. Zac Castagna (NJIT) 6-3, 6-7, 1-0 (10-6) 4. Ian Sturgill (LIBERTYM) def. George Svensson (NJIT) 6-2, 6-1 5. Eddie Gutierrez (LIBERTYM) def. Juan Bejarano (NJIT) 6-1, 6-1 6. Vince Salas (LIBERTYM) def. Pablo Arrutia (NJIT) 3-6, 6-4, 1-0 (10-7)
Doubles Competition 1. Abdullah Fouad/Lukas Zvikas (NJIT) def. Nicaise Muamba/Chase Burton (LIBERTYM) 6-4 2. Josh Wilson/Ian Sturgill (LIBERTYM) def. Pablo Arrutia/Zac Castagna (NJIT) 7-5 3. Vince Salas/Steve Mundt (LIBERTYM) def. George Svensson/Juan Bejarano (NJIT) 6-2
Liberty 12-10, 6-1 ASUN NJIT 4-15, 0-7 ASUN Order of finish: Doubles (3,1,2); Singles (4,1,2,5,3,6)
Thoughts From Head Coach Derek Schwandt "Our guys support each other well today and played hard."
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