Bears Fall to #64 Middle Tennessee, 5-2

NASHVILLE, TN - The Brown men's tennis team (5-7) dropped a 5-2 decision to 64th-ranked Middle Tennessee on Tuesday afternoon. Freshmen Tom Deighton (London, England) and Mike Hill (Topsham, ME) led the Bears, winning at #5 and #4 singles, respectively, as the Blue Raiders claimed the doubles point and four singles matches in the victory. Freshman Timmy Klanke (Potomac, MD) also had a strong singles match, dropping his match at #3 singles in three sets.

#64 Middle Tennessee 5, Brown 2
Doubles
#1 - Peers/Wishing (MT) def. Au/Gorham (Brown) 8-5
#2 - Langley/Melo (MT) def. Klanke/Posner (Brown) 8-5
#3 - Cowden/Waters (MT) def. Deighton/Hill (Brown) 8-5
Order of finish: 3,1,2
Singles
#1 - John Peers (MT) def. Nathaniel Gorham (Brown) 7-6 (5), 6-1
#2 - Victor Melo (MT) def. Kendrick Au (Brown) 6-1, 6-4
#3 - Richard Cowden (MT) def. Timmy Klanke (Brown) 6-3, 3-6, 6-3
#4 - Mike Hill (Brown) def. Alex McCann (MT) 7-5, 6-1
#5 - Tom Deighton (Brown) def. Shaun Waters (MT) 6-4, 6-1
#6 - Matthew Langley (MT) def. Charlie Posner (Brown) 6-2, 6-2
Order of finish: 1,2,4,3,6,5

Pictured: Mike Hill ’13. Photo by DSPics.com