Men's Tennis Falls to St. John's 6-1


UConn Falls to St. John's 6-1

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (April 12, 2007) - The University of Connecticut men's tennis team fell to St. John's, 6-1, on Thursday afternoon at the East Hartford Racquet Club in East Hartford, Conn.

The Red Storm captured the doubles point with wins at No. 1 and No. 3. Freshman Joe Goldstein (Tucson, Ariz.) and sophomore Ben Schueler (Arlington, Mass.) battled Louis Desmarteaux and Martin Kosut at No. 1, but fell in a tight match 8-7.

The Huskies only winner on the day was freshman Tom Cook (Pittsford, N.Y.) who captured a 7-6, 5-7, 10-8 victory over Claudio Halim at No. 5 singles.

UConn will take on DePaul on Friday afternoon at 3 p.m. in Storrs, Conn.

St. John's 6, UConn 1

No. 1 Louis Demarteaux (STJ) def. Joe Goldstein (UC) 6-3, 6-4
No. 2 Artem Vlasenko (STJ) def. Joey Michaels (UC) 6-0, 6-0
No. 3 Martin Kosut (STJ) def. Ben Schueler (UC) 6-2, 7-5
No. 4 Jordan Talbot (STJ) def. Christian Malerba (UC) 6-1, 5-7, 10-4
No. 5 Tom Cook (UC) def. Claudio Halim (STJ) 7-6, 5-7, 10-8
No. 6 Derek Wallensteen (STJ) def. Aaron Ribchinsky (UC) 6-0, 6-0

No. 1 Demarteaux/Kosut (STJ) def. Goldstein/Schueler (UC) 8-7
No. 3 Wallensteen/Talbot (STJ) def. Joel Gamoran/Michael Bobitski (UC) 8-5