LEWISBURG, Pa. (Oct. 5, 2007) - Both the University of Connecticut men’s and women’s tennis teams competed at the Bucknell Invitational this weekend with play concluding on Sunday. Three men’s doubles teams won their flights while Dave Adams (Andover, Mass.) winning his singles flight. For the women, three UConn players were singles flight champions and two doubles teams were flight champions.
Adams won the No. 6 flight singles title with an undefeated record of 3-0. He was a champion twice at the invitational with a 3-0 record again, this time in doubles with Nic Visinski (Fairfield, Conn.) in the fourth flight.
Also in doubles action, Joey Michaels (Rochester Hills, Mich.) and Matthew Burns (Middletown, N.Y.) won all three of their matches to claim the No. 3 doubles title. Andrew Marcus (Potomac, Md.) and Scott Warden (Boardman, Ohio) dropped a single match en route to earning the No. 2 flight championship.
All three women’s players went undefeated in singles play as each won their singles flight. Ali Campitiello (Staten Island, N.Y.) earned the No. 3 flight title with a 3-0 record while BreAnn Cheung (Tucson, Ariz.) and Alexa Gregory (State College, Pa.) also won their flights, going 3-0 against the competition. Cheung won the fourth flight and Gregory won the sixth singles flight.
Together Cheung and Campitiello earned the No. 2 doubles flight title. Katie Moritz (York, Pa.) and Gregory won the third doubles flight of the invitational.
The UConn men’s tennis team resumes action on Wednesday with a home match against Bryant at 3 p.m. The women’s team will host UMass on Oct. 15 for a 2:30 p.m. match.