#73 Bears Fall to #39 Boise State, 6-1

March 28, 2008

BOISE, ID - The #73 Brown men's tennis team (9-11) dropped a 6-1 decision to #39 Boise State (16-10) on Friday afternoon. The Broncos claimed the doubles point with wins at #2 and #3 and then went on to win the match, taking four of the six singles matches in straight sets. Highlighting the match for Brown was a narrow 8-7 win at #1 doubles where senior Saurabh Kohli (Colaba, Mumbai, India) and junior Basu Ratnam (Oyster Bay, NY) upset the 13th-ranked doubles pair in the country. Brown's other victory came at #5 singles, where junior Noah Gardner (Cambridge, MA) earned a three-set victory.

#39 Boise State 6, #73 Brown 1
Doubles
#1 Kohli/Ratnam (B) def. (#13) Shields/Shields (BS) 8-7
#2 Koenke/Roberson (BS) def. Gardner/Garland (B) 8-4
#3 Roswell/Robertson (BS) def. Lee/Pearlman (B) 8-6
Singles
#1 (#79) Luke Shields (BS) def. Saurabh Kohli (B) 6-4, 6-4
#2 (#60) Clancy Shields (BS) def. Jonathan Pearlman (B) 6-3, 6-4
#3 Brent Werbeck (BS) def. Chris Lee (B) 6-4, 7-6
#4 Steve Robertson (BS) def. Sam Garland (B) 3-6, 6-4, 6-3
#5 Noah Gardner (B) def. Paul Koenke (BS) 3-6, 6-4, 6-3
#6 Eric Roberson (BS) def. Kendrick Au (B) 6-3, 7-5