September 25, 2008

Bears Wrap Up First Two Tournaments of the Season

Sept. 25, 2008

PROVIDENCE, RI/FLUSHING, NY - The Brown men's tennis team concluded action at its first two tournaments of the year, the Northeast Intercollegiate and the USTA Invitational. Junior Nathaniel Gorham (Los Altos Hills, CA) and freshman Andrew Yazmer (Simsbury, CT) led the Bears at the Northeast Intercollegiate, as both finished with a 3-1 record in #1 singles with Gorham advancing to the flight finals.

Northeast Intercollegiate - Saturday & Sunday results
#1 Singles
Nathaniel Gorham (Brown) def. Dominic Hemy (FDU) 6-3, 6-4
Nathaniel Gorham (Brown) def. Ryan Sandburg (Bucknell) 2-6, 6-2, 6-2
Martin McIntyre (Colgate) def. Nathaniel Gorham (Brown) 7-5, 6-3
Andrew Yazmer (Brown) def. Cameron Parker (Harvard) 6-4, 6-4
Andrew Yazmer (Brown) def. Simon Miller (Brandeis) 6-1, 6-1
Andrew Yazmer (Brown) def. Brian Maher (Villanova) 6-2, 4-6, 1-0

#2 Singles
Christian Balestrieri (Bryant) def. Jimmy Crystal (Brown) 6-3, 6-4
Jimmy Crystal (Brown) def. Andy Kim (Dartmouth) 6-4, 6-3
Andrew Denny (FDU) def. Jimmy Crystal (Brown) 6-3, 6-1

#1 Doubles
Gorham/Yazmer (Brown) def. List/Laftey (Lehigh) 8-3
Miller/Schulman (Brandeis) def. Gorham/Yazmer (Brown) 8-5

USTA Invitational - Saturday & Sunday results
#1 Singles
Jonas Berg (Mississippi) def. Chris Lee (Brown) 3-0 ret.
Jonathan Wong (Columbia) def. Chris Lee (Brown) w/o
Jonathan Pearlman (Brown) def. Bogden Borta (Columbia) w/o

#3 Singles
Jeremy Feldman (Cornell) def. Noah Gardner (Brown) 7-6 (3), 6-0
Calvin Bennett (Yale) def. Sam Garland (Brown) 6-1, 6-3
Loic Sessagesimi (Marist) def. Kendrick Au (Brown) 6-4, 6-3

#4 Singles
Tripp Johnson (Army) def. Charlie Posner (Brown) 1-6, 7-6 (5), 10-8

#1 Doubles
Berge/Berg (Mississippi) def. Lee/Posner (Brown) w/o
Hayes/Mangham (Harvard) def. Lee/Posner (Brown) w/o
Carpeni/Krueger-Wyman (Princeton) def. Garland/Gardner (Brown) 8-3
C. Dawson/Caldwell (Yale) def. Garland/Gardner (Brown) 8-6

#2 Doubles
Vloedgraven/Wong (Binghamton) def. Pearlman/Au (Brown) 8-1
Pearlman/Au (Brown) def. Gayer/Laser (Dartmouth) w/o