Falcons defeat DVC, advance to Big 8 finals

Falcons defeat DVC, advance to Big 8 finals

The FLC men's tennis team, which enjoyed a first-round bye in the Big 8 Conference playoffs as a #2 seed,  held serve on Tuesday afternoon as they defeated #3 seed Diablo Valley College , 7-2, at the Falcon Tennis Complex.  The Falcons swept the three doubles matches - although two of them were extremely close 9-7 victories – to take a 3-0 lead into singles.  They proceeded to win four of the six singles matches for a convincing 7-2 win, thereby advancing the team to the Big 8 Conference finals against American River on Friday afternoon.  Four Falcons – Stephen Morley, James James, Justin Rollag, and Jeremy Schubert – were all winners in both singles and doubles.  With the win, the Falcons have clinched a spot in the NorCal Regional team tennis playoffs beginning April 9.


                Men's doubles                                                     Men's singles

                #1 Morley/James won 9-7                                 #1 Stephen Morley won 4-6, 6-2, 6-2

                #2 Alves/Schubert won 8-3                               #2 Dan Alves lost 4-6, 1-6

                #3 Rollag/Dimitrov won 9-7                              #3 James james won 6-4, 6-1

                                                                                               #4 Justin Rollag won 7-6, 6-2

                                                                                                #5 Bryce Gehlbach lost 2-6, 1-6

                                                                                                #6 Jeremy Schubert won 7-5, 6-4