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Men's Tennis Falls in BIG EAST Season Opener at St. John's

April 1, 2010

QUEENS, N.Y. - The University of Connecticut men's tennis team fell in its BIG EAST season-opening match at St. John's on Thursday. Senior Tom Cook (Pittsford, N.Y.) won the lone three-set match of the day with a victory in sixth singles while the Huskies fell 6-1. Cook now boasts a 5-1 record at No. 6 this spring.

St. John's used the momentum of a 7-0 win over Villanova to start out strong against UConn, sweeping the doubles competition. The Red Storm captured an early lead with three-straight victories in doubles. Cook fell in the third spot with senior Joe Goldstein (Tucson, Ariz.) by an 8-5 margin to Dustin Goldenberg and Martin Kosut.

Goldstein lost his singles match at No. 4 in straight 6-2, 6-2 sets. Sophomore Andrew Marcus (Potomac, Md.) fell in identical 6-1 decisions from the first singles spot.

Sophomore Jai Yoon (Bayside, N.Y.) fell in a second-set tie-breaker to lose his No. 2 singles match. Classmate Dave Adams (Andover, Mass.) was shutout in fifth singles while Scott Warden (Boardman, Ohio) fell in his fourth-singles match, 6-2, 7-6.

UConn resumes play with a 3 p.m. match against Fairfield on Wednesday, April 7 in Storrs. The Huskies look to build upon their now 3-6 spring record and 6-7-1 overall mark over their non-conference intra-state foe.

SINGLES
No. 1 Milo Hauk (STJ) def. Andrew Marcus (UConn), 6-1, 6-1
No. 2 Asaf Honig (STJ) def. Jai Yoon (UConn), 6-1, 6-4
No. 3 Mike Lampa (STJ) def. Scott Warden (UConn), 6-2, 7-6
No. 4 Stefan Bojic (STJ) def. Joe Goldstein (UConn), 6-2, 6-2
No. 5 Martin Kosut (STJ) def. Dave Adams (UConn), 6-0, 6-0
No. 6 Tom Cook (UConn) def. Dustin Goldenberg (STJ), 6-1, 6-7, 11-9

 

 

DOUBLES
No. 1 Hauk/Bojic (STJ) def. Marcus/Warden (UConn), 8-3
No. 2 Derek Wallensteen/Lampa (STJ) def. Yoon/Adams (UConn), 8-6
No. 3 Goldenberg/Kosut (STJ) def. Cook/Goldstein (UConn), 8-5

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