Bears Fall to Cornell, 5-2

April 13, 2009

ITHACA, NY - The Brown men's tennis team (17-8, 3-1) dropped a 5-2 decision to Cornell on Saturday afternoon, the Bears first Ivy loss of the season. Brown failed to pick up the doubles point and then earned just two singles wins, as the Big Red remained undefeated at home. Senior Chris Lee (Sudbury, MA) and sophomore Jonathan Pearlman (New York, NY) were victorious in singles action, while seniors Sam Garland (Bradenton, FL) and Noah Gardner (Cambridge, MA) picked up a win in doubles action.

Cornell 5, Brown 2
Doubles
#1 Gardner/Garland (B) def. Doppelt/Goldstein (C) 8-6
#2 Feldman/Gauthier (C) def. (#55) Lee/Pearlman (B) 8-2
#3 Kliz/Asch (C) def. Au/Posner (B) 8-4
Order of finish: 2,3,1
Singles
#1 Jonathan Pearlman (B) def. Jaklitsch (C) 6-1, 6-1
#2 Chris Lee (B) def. Goldstein (C) 6-3, 6-4
#3 Fife (C) def. Nathaniel Gorham (B) 6-0, 6-4
#4 Feldman (C) def. Sam Garland (B) 6-4, 4-6, 1-0 (10-8)
#5 Asch (C) def. Noah Gardner (B) 6-3, 6-3
#6 Gauthier (C) def. Kendrick Au (B) 6-4, 6-4
Order of finish: 3,1,6,2,5,4