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Puerto Rico Tennis Players Take Top Spots at University Championship at Buccaneer

Nov 16, 2005 – Politecnica's men's tennis team and the ladies from UPR-Carolina dominated the 2005 Organization of Inter-University Sports tennis championships hosted by University of the Virgin Islands at the Buccaneer on St.Croix this past weekend. Establishing themselves as the teams to beat after three qualifying round-robin tournaments held in Puerto Rico earlier in the fall, the singles and doubles teams from Politecnica and UPR-Carolina continued to outplay their opponents in the championship round.
Results are as follows:
Men's 1st Racket Jorge Cortes (Poli) Brian Sabo (UMET) Alex Dennis (UVI)
Men's 2nd Racket Axel Ortiz (Poli) Ricardo Negron (UPR-Ponce) David Hartzell (UVI)
Men's 3rd Racket Jacobo Vazquez (Poli) Gabriel Ortiz (UPR-Ponce) Angel Lugo (UPR-Utuado)
Men's Doubles Axel Ortiz/Jacobo Vazquez (Poli) Jose Torres/Ricardo Negron (UPR-Ponce) Alex Dennis/David Hartzell (UVI)Men's Team 1st Politecnica 2nd UPR-Ponce 3rd UVI
Women's 1st Racket Natalla Maldonado (UPR-Car.) Amanda Velez (UPR-Ponce) Mariuella Martinez (UPR-Agua.)
Women's 2nd Racket Stephanie Maldonado (UPR-Car.) Deschia Silvestrina (UPR-Ponce) Ligia Milan (UPR-Agua.)
Women's 3rd Racket Maricely Burgos (UPR-Utaudo) Amanda Guerrero (UPR-Agua.) Glorimar Loubriel (UPR-Car.)
Women's Doubles Stephanie/Natalla Maldonado (UPR-Car.) Amanda Velez/Deshia Silvestrina (UPR-Ponce) Ruth Ortiz/Amanda Rivera(UMET)
Women's Team 1st UPR-Carolina 2nd UPR-Ponce 3rd UPR-Aguadilla
For more info contact Bruce Wray at 692-4139.

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