Huskies Close Regular Season With 7-0 Victory Over Sacred Heart

Dave Adams is hot heading into the BIG EAST Championships with four straight victories.
Dave Adams is hot heading into the BIG EAST Championships with four straight victories. UCONNHUSKIESDOTCOM

April 14, 2012

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STORRS, Conn. - The UConn men's tennis squad hosted Senior Day at the UConn Tennis Courts in Storrs and defeated in-state rival Sacred Heart, 7-0. Senior Dave Adams has now won four-straight matches in singles play. UConn honored the five seniors Scott Warden, Dave Adams, Matt Burns, Ricardo Cardona and Jai Yoon, prior to the match.

UConn got off to a great start by taking the doubles point. Senior Scott Warden and freshman Jacob Spreyer dispatched their opponents quickly, 8-2. Wei Lin and Dave Adams followed suit with an 8-2 result. Matt Burns and Joshua Palmer dropped their match at No. 3, 7-6 (5).

Dave Adams took the first team point in singles play, cruising through his match with big serves and ground strokes, 6-0, 6-1. Wei Lin followed up with a crafty victory, using creativity to spread his opponent thin to earn a 6-3, 6-2 result.

Ryan Carr took his match at No. 5 singles after winning a tight first set, 7-5. He got an early break of serve in the second to carry his momentum from the first set, taking the match with a 6-3 result in the second set.

Jacob Spreyer lost a close first set at No. 2 singles but battled back and won the match in a super tie-break, 4-6, 6-3, 10-6. Scott Warden won in straight sets and played really tough in the tie breaks to win both of his sets at No 1. Teddy Margules closed the match with a victory at No. 6 singles in dramatic fashion with a super tie-break score of 16-14.

The Huskies will hit the road for the BIG EAST Championships hosted by USF in Tampa, Fla. from April 19-22.

Final Score: UConn 7, Sacred Heart 0


1. Warden/Spreyer (UC) def Mohring/Miller (SH) 8-2
2. Adams/Lin (UC) def Sullo/Bagi (SH) 8-2
3. Lopresti/Pagan (SH) def Burns/Palmer (UC) 7-6(5)


1. Scott Warden (UC) def Chad Sullo (SH) 7-6(1), 7-6(0)
2. Jacob Spreyer (UC) def Justin Pagan (SH) 4-6, 6-3, 10-6
3. Dave Adams (UC) def Jake Miller (SH) 6-0, 6-1
4. Wei Lin (UC) def Logan Mohring (SH) 6-3, 6-2
5. Ryan Carr (UC) def Luka Bagi (SH) 7-5, 6-3
6. Teddy Margules (UC) def John Lopresti (SH) 5-7, 6-2, 16-14