BOCA RATON, FLA- The Brown men's tennis team improved to 9-5 on the season with a 5-2 victory over Florida Atlantic on Monday afternoon. This was the Bears first match in Florida during their Spring Break Trip.
Brown earned victories in two doubles and four singles matches. Sophomore Michael Riechmann (Houston, TX) and sophomore William Spector (Weston, MA) led the Bears, posting a doubles and a singles victory each. Junior Brandon Burke (Kingston, Jamaica) and Spector earned the first doubles win for Brown with an 8-4 victory at #2. Sophomore Justin To (Hong Kong, China) paired with Reichmann to earn the second doubles victory at #1 with a 9-7 win.
Junior Sam Fife (Scarsdale, NY) earned Brown's first singles victory in the #4 slot. Reichman, sophomore Daniel Hirschberg (Westport, CT), and Spector picked up singles victories in the #1, #5 and #2 spots, respectively.
The Bears look to continue their winning streak when they face South Florida on Wednesday, March 27th, at 2:00 pm.
Brown 5, Florida Atlantic 2
No. 1 Michael Riechmann (BROWN) def. Jose Fantova (FAU) 6-4, 6-1
No. 2 William Spector (BROWN) def. Will Neuner (FAU) 4-6, 6-4, 1-0 (7)
No. 3 Andrei Morin-Kougoucheff (FAU) def. Brandon Burke (BROWN) 3-6, 6-2, 1-0 (5)
No. 4 Sam Fife (BROWN) def. Robert Dubuque (FAU) 6-0, 6-1
No. 5 Daniel Hirschberg (BROWN) def. Matthew Samberg (FAU) 6-3, 6-4
No. 6 Richard Meade (FAU) def. Lucas Da Silveira (BROWN) 6-4, 5-7, 1-0 (5)
No. 1 Justin To/Riechmann (BROWN) def. Fantova/Neuner (FAU) 9-7
No. 2 Burke/Spector (BROWN) def. Dubuque/Morin-Kougoucheff (FAU) 8-4
No. 3 Sean Bacha/Meade (FAU) def. Fife/Hirschberg (BROWN) 8-6