HAMDEN, Conn. - The UConn men's tennis team stayed in state this weekend competing at the Quinnipiac Invitational. The three-day tournament was effected by weather as all of Saturday's play was wiped out due to the heavy rain that hit the state on Saturday. Play concluded on Sunday afternoon.
UConn senior Peter Surovic got the lone win for the Huskies during the rain shortened event. Surovic won his opening match in the "D" singles draw, beating Fordham's Harris Durkovic, 6-0 and 6-3. Surovic was beaten by Willem van Biezen of Quinnipiac, 6-2 and 6-4 in the quarterfinals.
In the "A" singles flight, sophomore Christopher Toner (South Hamilton, Mass.) lost in three sets to Wesleyan's Steven Chen, 2-6, 6-1, 10-3. Freshman Jonathan Edwards (Isle of Palms, S.C.) lost his opening match in the "B" singles flight to QU's Julian Rozenstein, 7-5 and 7-5. In the "D" flight, senior Joshua Palmer (Dalton, Pa.) lost in three sets to Fairleigh Dickinson's Mani, 1-6, 6-1, 10-4.
The Huskies will host Quinnipiac Thursday afternoon at 3:00 pm. The match will be played in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the Kay Yow Cancer Fund. Visit UConn's team page at Play4Kay.com to make a donation.