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Georgia Tech Men's Tennis Blanks Maryland, 7-0

April 8, 2005

David North posted wins at No. 1 doubles and No. 2 singles to lead the Georgia Tech men’s tennis team to a 7-0 win over Maryland Friday afternoon. With the win the Yellow Jackets improve to 11-7, 3-4 ACC while the Terrapins drop to 8-10, 0-9 ACC.

Tech opened the match by winning all three doubles matches and claiming a 1-0 lead. North paired with Marko Rajevac at No. 1 to defeat Ian Bliss and Troy Demers, 9-8 (4). At No. 2 doubles, Jose Muguruza and Sukhwa Young teamed to beat David Reichsfeld and Scott Fink, 8-3 while at No. 3 doubles Zachary Rath and Scott Blackmon won over Michael Coleman and Josh Brauser, 8-5.

After doubles play, Tech carried over its momentum, winning at each singles line in straight sets. No. 21 Muguruza won at No. 1 singles, 6-4, 7-5 while North won at No. 2 over Bliss, 6-1, 6-1. At No. 3 singles, Rajevac swept Fink, 6-3, 6-0 and Rath won at No. 4 over Brauser, 6-4, 6-0. In the final two matches, Jordan Delass won over Reichsfeld at No. 5 singles, 6-3, 6-4 while George Gvelesani defeated Coleman, 6-3, 6-3.

The Yellow Jackets will return to action Sunday when they face No. 21 Florida State in Tallahassee, Fla, at 1 p.m.

No. 34 Georgia Tech 7    Maryland 0

Singles 1. No. 24 Jose Muguruza (GT) d. Troy Demers (Md.), 6-4, 7-5 2. David North (GT) d. Ian Bliss (Md.), 6-1, 6-1 3. Marko Rajevac (GT) d. Scott Fink (Md.), 6-3, 6-0 4. Zachary Rath (GT) d. Josh Brauser (Md.), 6-4, 6-0 5. Jordan Delass (GT) d. David Reichsfeld (Md.), 6-3, 6-4 6. George Gvelesani (GT) d. Michael Coleman (Md.), 6-3, 6-3

Doubles 1. No. 52 Rajevac/North d. Bliss/Demers, 9-8 (7-4) 2. Mugurza/Young d. Reichsfeld/Fink, 8-3 3. Rath/Blackman d. Coleman/Brauser, 8-5

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