Men's Tennis Captures Three Titles at Harvard Winter Invitational

Feb. 6, 2004

Boston, MA - Brown completed a successful weekend at the Harvard Winter Inivitational capturing three of the four titles that were up for grabs. The Bears received a strong performance from the doubles tandem of Ben Brier '04 and Jamie Cerretani '04, who captured the flight A doubles crown. On their way to the finals, the senior duo defeated Harvard's top team of Lingman and Chu, who are ranked #32 nationally and second regionally. In the finals the pair cruised to a decisive 8-3 victory over the Harvard team of Riddell and Chiu.

Richard Moss '06 picked up two titles in Flight B winning the singles over fellow teammate Phil Charm '06. On the road to the finals Richard took down the #1 seed Marcus Sundh from the University of Kentucky, 2-6, 6-3, 6-2 in the quarterfinals, and defeated teammate Luke Tedaldi '06 in the semifinal.

Coach Jay Harris' team returns to action at home in the Pizzitola Center on February 14th with a doubleheader against Rutgers at 11am and University of Rhode Island at 3:30pm.

FLIGHT A SINGLES RESULTS
Round of 16
Ben Brier (Brown) def.
Brandon Chiu (Harvard)  6-2, 2-6, 6-4.

Nick Goldberg (Brown) def. George Turner (Harvard) 6-0, 6-2.

Jack Li (Harvard) def. Adil Shamasdin (Brown) 7-5, 6-4.

Rahim Esmail (Kentucky) def. Zach Pasanen (Brown) 6-3, 6-2.

Mark Riddell (Harvard) def. Eric Thomas (Brown) 6-2, 6-0

Quarterfinals Rahim Esmail (Kentucky) def. Ben Brier (Brown) 6-4, 6-4; John Chu (Harvard) def. Nick Goldberg (Brown) 6-3, 6-4

Consolation Zach Pasanen (Brown) def. Brandon Chiu (Harvard) 7-6, 6-2; Cliff Nguyen (Harvard) def. Eric Thomas (Brown) 7-6, 6-3; Zach Pasanen (Brown) def. Tyler Deming (Rutgers) 6-4, 4-6, 1-0 (7)

FLIGHT A DOUBLES RESULTS Quarterfinals Cerretani/Brier (Brown) def. Beren/Turner (Harvard) 8-0; Shamasdin/Goldberg (Brown) def. Nguyen/Li (Harvard) 8-5; Riddell/Chiu (Harvard) def. Pasanen/Charm (Brown) 9-8 (6)

Semifinals Cerretani/Brier (Brown) def. Lingman/Chu (Harvard) 9-8 (5); Riddell/Chiu (Harvard) def. Shamasdin/Goldberg (Brown) 9-8 (5)

Finals Cerretani/Brier (Brown) def. Riddell/Chiu (Harvard) 8-3

FLIGHT B SINGLES RESULTS Round of 16 Richard Moss (Brown) def. Melvin Manki (MIT) 6-4, 6-1; Luke Tedaldi (Brown) def. Nick Zeizula (Buffalo) 6-2, 6-7, 6-3; Phil Charm (Brown) def. Chris Hagen (Marist) 6-2, 6-1; Scott Denenberg (Harvard) def. Kris Goddard (Brown) 6-3, 6-2

Quarterfinals Richard Moss (Brown) def. Marcus Sundh (Kentucky) 2-6, 6-3, 6-2; Luke Tedaldi (Brown) def. Mark Santucci (Marist) 6-2, 6-3; Phil Charm (Brown) def. Shantanu Dhaka (Harvard) 7-5, 6-3

Semifinals Richard Moss (Brown) def. Luke Tedaldi (Brown) 6-1, ret. (injury); Phil Charm (Brown) def. Scott Denenberg (Harvard) 6-1, 3-6, 6-4

Finals Richard Moss (Brown) def. Phil Charm (Brown) default

Consolation Kris Goddard (Brown) def. Mike Rockman (Buffalo) 6-4, 1-6, 1-0 (10); Kris Goddard def. Kevin Bergeson (Middlebury) 6-4, 6-3

FLIGHT B DOUBLES RESULTS Quarterfinals Moss/Thomas (Brown) def. Prayuda/Hadisbroto (Buffalo) 8-3; Goddard/Tedaldi (Brown) def. Bass/Santucci (Marist) 8-5

Semifinals Moss/Thomas (Brown) def. Gardner/Denenberg (Harvard) 8-6; West/Sahu (Dartmouth) def. Goddard/Tedaldi (Brown) default

Finals Moss/Thomas (Brown) def. West/Sahu (Dartmouth) 8-6