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Lin Wins C-Singles Flight to Lead UConn

Oct. 10, 2010


HAMDEN, Conn. - Wei Lin won the C Singles' Flight to lead the UConn men's tennis team in the final day of competition at the Quinnipiac Invitational in Hamden, Conn. on Sunday.

Lin battled from behind in the finals of his flight as he fell in the first set of the final 5-7 to Fairfield's Erik Kremheller. Lin then took the second set 7-5 before winning the match with a 10-6 set victory. Lin advanced to the final match after defeating Bjorn Merinder from Fairfield in semifinal action 6-2, 6-0.

Freshman Teddy Margules won his semifinal match against teammate Nic Visinski with a pair of 6-0 sets before he fell in the finals to R.J. Mirabile from Fairfield. Mirabile defeated UConn's Matt Burns to advance to the final match.

In A singles, Scott Warden fell to Sergey Igel in the finals 6-2, 7-5 (5) after Warden defeated Fairfield's Dan Sauter in semifinal action 6-3, 7-6 (4). Ryan Carr fell to Dennis Zlobinsky from Fairfield 6-4, 6-1 in the semifinals of the B singles' flight as Zlobinsky went on to win the flight for the Stags.

Warden and fellow Husky, Andrew Marcus won the A-Doubles Flight for the UConn on Saturday as they defeated Villanova's Trenton Alenik and Thomas O'Brien 9-7. Lin and Ricardo Cardona won the B-Doubles Flight on Saturday as well, as they downed Sacred Heart's Nick Mazzarese and Jinal Shah 8-6.

The UConn men's tennis team returns to action next weekend at the Regional Championships at Yale University in New Haven, Conn.