UConn men's tennis falls in final home match
Published: Thursday, October 17, 2013
Updated: Thursday, October 17, 2013 00:10
In their final dual match of the fall season, the UConn men’s tennis team fell to the Marist Red Foxes 0-7, making it their second loss of the season.
The Huskies lost two out of three doubles matches and were defeated in all six singles matches.
The No. 1 singles stayed the same as it has been all season long for the UConn. Senior captain Ryan Carr and junior Wayne Harrell were edged out by Marist’s Lorenzo Rossi and Will Reznek, 8-4.
The Huskies lone match win of the day came from the No. 2 doubles team Jacob Spreyer and Chris Toner. They defeated Dalen Klassen and Trym Nagelstad 8-7 (10-8). In the No. 3 doubles match, Matteo Giudici and Dylan Fletcher defeated UConn’s Zac McEntee and Josh Cohen 8-0 to earn the point for the Red Foxes.
Marist proceeded to win all six of the singles matches.
In the No. 1 and 2 slots for the Huskies were filled by Harrell and Spreyer. UConn’s Harrell was defeated by Rossi 6-3, 1-6, 1-6 and Spreyer was defeated by Klassen 5-7, 4-6. UConn’s Toner played in the No. 3 spot and was defeated by Joseph Dube 1-6, 4-6.
Carr and Parker Goldstein filled the No. 4 and 5 spots for UConn. Marist’s Reznek defeated Carr 6-1, 6-1 and Fredrik Bjerke edged out Goldstein 6-4, 6-3.
In the No. 6 spot McEntee was defeated by Fletcher 2-6, 1-6.
Next up for the Huskies is the United States Tennis Association (USTA)/Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Regional Championships.
The Championships will take place on the courts of Yale University and will begin Thursday and continue through next Tuesday.
The best tennis programs from around the Northeast will be coming to compete.