Feb. 16, 2009
CAMBRIDGE, MA - The Brown men's tennis team (8-2) closed out the ECAC Championships with a third place finish, beating Penn, 6-0, on Monday morning. Only the singles matches were played and the Bears won all six matches to cruise to the win.
Senior Sam Garland (Bradenton, FL) started things off with a victory at #4 singles, while sophomore Kendrick Au (St. John's, NF) put Brown up, 2-0, with a victory at #6. Senior Noah Gardner (Cambridge, MA), who was down, 3-0, in the second set, came from behind in his match at #5 singles to give Brown a 3-0 lead. That win was followed by a victory at #3 singles, where junior Nathaniel Gorham (Los Altos Hills, CA) clinched the match with a 6-4, 6-1 win.
The Bears return to action on Saturday, February 21, when they travel to Virginia Tech to face the Hokies at 2:00 p.m.
#3 Brown def. #5 Penn, 6-0
#1 Jonathan Pearlman (Brown) def. Schwartz (Penn) 6-7, 6-3, ret
#2 Chris Lee (Brown) def. Law (Penn) 6-2, 7-6
#3 Nathaniel Gorham (Brown) def. Lin (Penn) 6-4, 6-1
#4 Sam Garland (Brown) def. Gorn (Penn) 6-0, 6-2
#5 Noah Gardner (Brown) def. Karsh (Penn) 6-2, 6-4
#6 Kendrick Au (Brown) def. Bury (Penn) 6-3, 6-3
Did not play