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Men's Tennis Sweeps Salve Regina in First Match of the Fall Season, 7-0

September 16, 2008

STORRS, Conn. - The University of Connecticut men's tennis team defeated Salve Regina 7-0 at home on Tuesday afternoon. The Huskies swept the Seahawks denying the visiting team the opportunity to win a single set at the University of Connecticut Tennis Courts.

"Although this was our first dual match of the season, the team was extremely focused today," head coach Glenn Marshall said. "We set the tone early with very solid doubles play in all three positions."

The duo of senior Joey Michaels (Rochester Hills, Mich.) and freshman Scott Warden (Boardman, Ohio) combined for an 8-0 win at second doubles. Junior Joe Goldstein (Tucson, Ariz.) and sophomore Andrew Marcus (Potomac, Md.) took an 8-3 decision at No. 1 doubles while junior Tom Cook (Pittsford, N.Y.) and freshman Ricardo Cardona (Guaynabo, Puerto Rico) won at No. 3 by an 8-2 margin.

UConn (1-0) won every singles match in straight sets allowing Salve Regina to win no greater than three games. At No. 1, Goldstein defeated Andrew Martin, 6-3, 6-2. Freshman Dave Adams (Andover, Mass.) defeated Salve Regina's Collin Cunningham, 6-1, 6-1 at No. 6 to secure his first collegiate tennis win.

The Huskies continue the season at home on Thursday when they host Hartford at 3 p.m.


No. 1 Joe Goldstein (UConn) def. Andrew Martin (Salve), 6-3, 6-2
No. 2 Joey Michaels (UConn) def. Trey van Buskirk (Salve), 6-2, 6-2
No. 3 Andrew Marcus (UConn) def. Steve Masso (Salve), 6-0, 6-1
No. 4 Scott Warden (UConn) def. Charlie Normington (Salve), 6-1, 6-1
No. 5 Tom Cook (UConn) def. Steve Boreen (Salve), 6-1, 6-0
No. 6 Dave Adams (UConn) def. Collin Cunningham (Salve), 6-1, 6-1

No. 1 Goldstein/Marcus (UConn) def. Martin/vanBuskirk (Salve),  8-3
No. 2 Michaels/Warden (UConn) def. Masso/Normington (Salve), 8-0
No. 3 Cook/Ricardo Cardona (UConn) def. Boreen/Rosenfeld (Salve), 8-2