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    UConn Loses First Match of the Men's Tennis Season to Stony Brook

    UCONNHUSKIESDOTCOM Tom Cook won a two-set decision at No. 6 singles for UConn.
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    Tom Cook won a two-set decision at No. 6 singles for UConn.
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    Feb. 21, 2009

    WEST POINT, N.Y. - Tom Cook (Pittsford, N.Y.) won the University of Connecticut men's tennis team's lone point of its 6-1 loss to Stony Brook on Saturday. Cook earned a two-set victory at No. 6 singles to deny the Seawolves a sweep at the Lictenberg Tennis Center.

    Reigning BIG EAST Tennis Player of the Week Andrew Marcus (Potomac, Md.) paired with Scott Warden (Boardman, Ohio) to win their doubles match at No. 2. Although Stony Brook won the doubles point with wins at first and third.

    At No. 1, Joe Goldstein (Tucson, Ariz.) dropped a 6-4, 6-2 decision while Marcus was unable to continue his success in singles play, losing 6-2, 6-2 from the second spot. Joey Michaels (Rochester Hills, Mich.) lost a close match to Epstein at No. 3 singles (7-6, 7-5).

    Warden lost his match 6-4, 7-6 in fourth singles and fellow rookie Dave Adams (Andover, Mass.) was defeated 6-3, 6-2.

    The men's tennis team continues the season on the road with a 5 p.m. match at Brown on Saturday, Feb. 28.

    DOUBLES
    No. 1 Rummel/Dil (Stony Brook) def. Goldstein/Schueler (UConn), 8-6
    No. 2 Epstein/Fehri (Stony Brook) def. Marcus/Warden (UConn), 8-3
    No. 3 Wong/Cotto (Stony Brook) def. Adams/Cook (UConn), 8-3

    SINGLES
    No. 1 Rummel (Stony Brook) def. Joe Goldstein (UConn), 6-4, 6-2
    No. 2 Dil (Stony Brook) def. Andrew Marcus (UConn), 6-2, 6-2
    No. 3 Epstein (Stony Brook) def. Joey Michaels (UConn), 7-6, 7-5
    No. 4 Fehri (Stony Brook) def. Scott Warden (UConn), 6-4, 7-6
    No. 5 Wong (Stony Brook) def. Dave Adams (UConn), 6-3, 6-2
    No. 6 Tom Cook (UConn) def. Cotto (Stony Brook), 6-2, 6-2