January 30, 2010

Bears Fall to Binghamton, 5-2

PROVIDENCE, RI - The Brown men's tennis team (2-2) dropped a 5-2 decision to Binghamton on Saturday afternoon at the Pizzitola Center Indoor Courts. The Bears won the doubles point with wins at #2 and #3, but picked up just one singles win, a three-set decision at #2 by junior Kendrick Au (St. John's, NF).

The singles matches were close, as three went to three sets and senior Nathaniel Gorham's match at #1 was decided by a tiebreaker in the second set.

Winners for Brown in doubles included the team of freshmen Timmy Klanke (Potomac, MD) and Tom Deighton (London, England) at #2 (8-3) and the team of Gorham and freshman Mike Hill (Topsham, ME) at #3 (8-4).

The Bears continue action next weekend when they host Colgate and Lehigh on Friday, February 5th, and Virginia Tech on Sunday, February 7th.

Binghamton 5, Brown 2
Doubles
#1 - Vloedgraven/Wong (Binghamton) def. Posner/Au (Brown) 8-6
#2 - Klanke/Deighton (Brown) def. Jain/Levy (Binghamton) 8-3
#3 - Gorham/Hill (Brown) def. Haggai/Devos (Binghamton) 8-4
Singles
#1 - SvenVloedgraven (Binghamton) def. Nathaniel Gorham (Brown) 6-2, 7-6 (2)
#2 - Kendrick Au (Brown) def. Alexandre Haggai (Binghamton) 6-7 (8), 6-4, 6-4
#3 - Moshe Levy (Binghamton) def. Mike Hill (Brown) 7-6 (5), 4-6, 7-5
#4 - Gilbert Wong (Binghamton) def. Timmy Klanke (Brown) 6-4, 6-1
#5 - Arnav Jain (Binghamton) def. Tom Deighton (Brown) 6-3, 6-3
#6 - Ruben Devos (Binghamton) def. Charlie Posner (Brown) 6-3, 1-6, 1-0 (7)