PROVIDENCE, R.I. - The University of Connecticut men’s tennis team competed at the Brown University Invitational over the weekend. The Huskies were led by senior Jacob Spreyer (Denver, Colo.) and sophomore Christopher Toner (South Hamilton, Mass.) who teamed to advance to the finals of the doubles Flight 1 final.
The duo opened their tournament with an 8-3 victory over Kyle Wolstencroft and Luke Trinka of Bowdoin College. They advanced to the finals thanks to an 8-5 win over Boston University’s Jake De Vries and Stefan Lemire. Spreyer and Toner’s run ended in the title match, falling 8-3 to Bryant’s Max Vogt and Zachary Morris.
Both Spreyer and Toner also earned singles wins in the main draw of Flight 1. Spreyer beat Colgate’s Alan Pleat, 6-1 and 6-4, before falling in the quarters to Bryant’s Morris. Toner defeated Jan Demic of Marist in a three-set battle, 6-4, 3-6, 10-8, before losing to Bryant’s Matt Kuhar in a quarterfinal match, 6-3, 6-2.
In Flight 3, freshman Jonathan Edwards (Isle of Palms, S.C.) lost his opening match to Dylan Fletcher of Marist, 6-3 and 7-6, but rebounded to win the consolation bracket with three-straight wins. Edwards opened with a 6-3, 3-6, 10-5 victory over Bryant’s Nick Lamart. He beat Hugh Mo from Bowdoin, 6-4 and 6-3, and won the consolation bracket with a 6-4 and 6-0 victory over Rob Allen from Colgate.
Juniors Andrew Ginzberg (Woodbridge, Conn.) and Zac McEntee (Yorba Linda, Calif.) both won a pair of matches in the Flight 3 consolation bracket. Ginzberg picked up wins over Nick Majewski of Merrimack and Nick Lamart of Bryant, 6-3, 7-6. McEntee also beat Majewski, 6-1 and 6-2, and also notched a win over Bowdoin’s Hugh Mo, 6-3 and 6-2.
UConn is back on the court this Wednesday, September 17th when they travel to the University of Hartford for their first dual match of the season.