Brown Men's Tennis Team Topples Fresno State at Blue-Gray Classic

March 14, 2003

Montgomery, AL -

The #40 ranked Brown men's tennis team earned a hard-fought victory over #56 ranked Fresno State at the Blue-Gray College Classic in Montgomery, Alabama.

Brown gained an early advantage by winning the doubles point. The Bears second doubles team of sophomores Adil Shamasdin and Nick Goldberg earned an 8-5 victory, while its third doubles team of freshman Zach Pasanen and junior Kris Goddard came away with an 8-3 decision.

In singles, senior captain Chris Drake earned a 6-4, 6-4 win at number two. Shamasdin earned a three-set 6-3, 3-6, 6-4 victory at number three, and Pasanen came from behind to take a 2-6, 6-4, 7-6 victory.

1. Chris Drake and Jamie Cerretani (B) ABN vs. Hector Almada and Sergiu Moroe, FS)
2. Adil Shamasdin abd Nick Goldberg (B) def. Greg Shearer and Andy Sinn (FS), 8-5
3. Zach Pasanen and Kris Goddard (B) def. Marc Schaerer and Dan O'Rourke (FS), 8-3

Singles 1. Hector Almada (FS) def. Jamie Cerretani (B), 6-3, 6-7, 6-2 2. Chris Drake (B) def. Stefan Suta (FS), 6-4, 6-4 3. Adil Shamasdin (B) def. Marc Shearer (FS), 6-3, 3-6, 6-4 4. Andy Sinn (FS) def. Nick Goldberg (B), 4-6, 7-6 (3), 6-1 5. Zach Pasanen (B) def. Sergiu Moroe (SF), 2-6, 6-4, 7-6 (4) 6. Alex Krohn (FS) def. Ben Brier (B), 7-6 (3), 6-4