STONY BROOK, N.Y. – The UConn men’s tennis team opened up the 2014 fall schedule over the weekend competing at the Stony Brook University Invitational. UConn freshman Jonathan Edwards (Isle of Palms, S.C.) had an impressive collegiate debut over the weekend, advancing to the semifinals of the “C” singles flight to lead the Huskies.
Edwards, competing in his first collegiate action, notched a pair of singles victories on day one to advance to Saturday’s semifinal. Edwards opened play on Friday with a 9-8 (7) win over Quinnipiac’s Carlos Fernandez in the “C” Flight draw. He followed that up with an 8-4 victory over David Schulz of Stevens.
On Saturday, Edwards lost to Quinnipiac’s Kyle Apler in the semifinals, 6-1 and 7-6.
In the “B” Flight draw, junior Zac McEntee (Yorba Linda, Calif.) won his opening match over Fairleigh Dickinson's Adam Chen, 9-7. McEntee came-up short in the quarterfinals, losint to Tyler Hoffman of Stony Brook, 8-1. In the consolation draw, a pair of Huskies battled their way to the finals in junior Andrew Ginzberg (Woodbridge, Conn.) and sophomore Parker Goldstein (Marietta, Ga.). Ginzberg advanced into the consolation final thanks to an 8-4 win over Diogo Garnel of Fairleigh Dickinson. Goldstein beat FDU’s Adam Chan, 8-5.
The UConn teammates faced off in the final with Goldstein battling past Ginzberg, 9-7.
The Huskies are back on the court next weekend playing in the Brown University Invitational in Providence, R.I.