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Huskies Sweep Hartford and Sacred Heart

Oct. 11, 2015


STORRS, Conn. - The UConn men's tennis team swept a pair of dual matches at home on Sunday, shutting out both Sacred Heart and Hartford, 4-0, on the UConn Tennis Courts.  Both matches were played under the championship clinch rules.

The Huskies opened the day against SHU and needed a comeback at doubles to start the match.  After falling at #1 doubles, UConn bounced back to sweep the remaining two matches to gain the opening point.

Senior Zac McEntee (Yorba Linda, Calif.) and freshman Hank Hill (Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.) posted a 6-3 win at #2 over Derek Chapman and Anthony Savio.  Junior Parker Goldstein (Marietta, Ga.) and freshman Justin Warren (Durham, N.C.) won the deciding match at #3, beating Cory Seltman and Pilote-Schraenen, 7-5.

In singles, junior Christopher Toner (South Hamilton, Mass.) opened with a 6-4, 6-4 win over Brian Power at #1.  Junior Arnaud Valentin (Ridgefield, Conn.) notched a 6-4, 6-4 win over Savio at #4 and Warren sealed the 4-0 UConn win with a 6-1, 6-4 win at #5 over Pilote-Schraenen.

In the afternoon's match against Hartford, the Huskies swept doubles at the #1 and #3 spots to earn the point.  Toner and senior Jacob Spreyer (Denver, Colo.) posted a 6-4 win over Bryan Einstoss and Nicholas Sharwarko.

Valentin and Warren posted a clean sweep at #3 over Harrison Max and Luis Montes, 6-0.  In singles, Valentin posted a 6-1, 6-2 win over Juan Molina at #4.  Spreyer followed with a 6-1, 6-2 win at #2 over Einstoss.

Goldstein clinched the match at #3 defeating Schwararko in three sets, 6-1, 4-6, 6-4.

The Huskies will close out the fall portion of the schedule this coming weekend at the ITA Regional at Yale University.