Nov. 2, 2011
STORRS, Conn - The UConn men's tennis program concluded fall play at the Connecticut Championships hosted by Yale University. Ricardo Cardona, Wei Lin and Jacob Spreyer all advanced to the finals of the consolation brackets.
Scott Warden and Jacob Spreyer led the way this fall season. Warden finished with an 11-4 singles record and a 14-7 doubles mark. Spreyer went 12-3 in singles play to go along with a 13-8 doubles record.
It was an all Yale semifinals and finals of the Connecticut Championships as Daniel Hoffman won it all, defeating Kyle Dawson in the final, 3-6, 6-0, 10-2.
Wei Lin took his opening match over R.J. Mirabile from Fairfield, 6-4, 6-2. After falling in the round of 32, Lin won two straight in the consolation round. In the semifinals, Linn defeated Corey Morganstern from Quinnipiac, 6-2, 6-0. Lin was set to face Spreyer in the finals but the two did not compete.
Spreyer had advanced to the finals of his consolation bracket with three straight victories after falling to Patrick Chase of Yale in the round of 32, 6-2, 6-4.
Ricardo Cardona dropped his opening match to ach Krumholz of Yale, 6-3, 6-1 to move into the consolation bracket. Cardona won his opener in the consolation bracket, 6-0, 6-1, and advanced to the final after two DNPs. Cardona dropped the consolation final, 6-2, 4-6, 10-6 to J.C. Petrini of Quinnipiac.
Senior Scott Warden advanced to the round of 16 in singles with a bye in the opener and a 7-6, 6-3 result over Quinnipiac's Alex Lazerowich.
In doubles action Jai Yoon and Teddy Margules won their opener, 8-2, before dropping into the consolation bracket. The duo won once in the consolation before falling to Kewi/Lazerowich of Quinnipiac, 8-6.
Ryan Carr and Ricardo Cardona teamed up for an 8-4 result in the opener before dropping an 8-4 decision in the round of eight. They dropped into the consolation bracket and defeated a Hartford duo, 8-3.
Warden and Jacob Spreyer would end up facing Carr and Cardona in the semifinals of the consolation bracket. Warden and Spreyer took the match, 8-4. The duo would fall to Kwei/Lazerowich from Quinnipiac in the final, 8-6.