Army, Boston University, Lehigh and Navy advance in Patriot League Men's Tennis Championships

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Lehigh defeated Colgate 4-0
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April 25, 2014

Patriot League Men's Tennis Tournament Central

WEST POINT, N.Y. - All four of the top seeds won quarterfinal matches Friday in the Patriot League Men's Tennis Championships hosted by the United States Military Academy.

In the morning matches at the Malek Tennis Courts, No. 1 seed Army defeated first round winner Lafayette, the eighth seed and No. 4 Lehigh defeated No. 5 Colgate 4-0.

Sam Lampman won a 6-0, 6-0 match over the Leopards Brian Pinkard at NO. 2 singles and teamed with Grant Riechmann for an 8-1 win over Pinkard and Jake Lazer at No, 2 doubles.

Harrison McCormick closed out the match for the Black Knights with a 6-0, 6-1 victory over Chris Matturri at No. 6 singles.

Army will face the No. 4 Mountain Hawks at 10 a.m. Saturday in a semifinal match. Lehigh was a 4-0 winner over No. 5 Colgate in the second match of the day.

Mitchell Petersen and Jeremy Kochman each figured in two points for Lehigh. Petersen defeated the Raiders' Alan Pleat 6-4, 6-1 at No. 3 singles and Kochman won 6-2, 6-2 over Archer McFall at No. 4 singles.

Peterson paired with Mark Goldberg for an 8-3 win over Luke Gensburg and Bobby Berkowitz at No. 1 doubles and Kochman joined with Ben Gilman for an 8-2 win over Pleat and McFall at No. 2 doubles.

In the afternoon, Jay Leelavanich sparked Boston University to a 4-0 win over Loyola as he earned a 6-3, 6-4 win over Alex Castro at No. 6 singles and then formed a winning tandem with Jake DeVries at No. 3 doubles.

The Terriers will meet Navy, a 4-0 winner over Bucknell in the final quarterfinal round match. Blake Daniel accounted for two points for the Mids -- winning 6-0, 6-3 over Kyle Rosen at No. 4 singles and paired with Calvin Mark for an 8-5 win at No. 2 doubles.

Saturday's semifinal winners will meet for the Patriot League title at 1 p.m. on Sunday.

ARMY 4, LAFAYETTE 0

 

 

Doubles

1. Brandon Goldstein/Brian Stefanowicz (L) led Asika Isoh/Alex Van Velzer (A) 4-3 (DNF)
2. Sam Lampman/Grant Riechmann (A) def. Brian Pinkard/Jake Lazer (L) 8-1
3. Kyle Barnes/Austin McCasin (A) def. Chris Matturri/Gavin Studner (L) 8-1

Order of finish: 2, 3, 1 (DNF).

Singles

1. Asika Isoh (A) led Brandon Goldstein (L) 6-0, 4-5 (DNF).
2. Sam Lampman (A) def. Brian Pinkford (L) 6-0, 6-0.
3. Grant Riechmann (A) led Brian Stefanowicz (L) 6-3, 3-2 (DNF).
4. Caison Best (A) led Jake Lazer (L) 6-1, 4-1 (DNF).
5. Alex Van Velzer (A) def. T.J. Morgan (L) 6-0, 6-1.
6. Harrison McCormick (A) def. Chris Matturri (L) 6-0, 6-1.

Order of finish: 5, 2, 6, 4 (DNF), 3 (DNF), 1 (DNF).

LEHIGH 4, COLGATE 0

Doubles

1. Mark Goldberg/Mitchell Petersen (L) def. Luke Gensburg/Bobby Berkowitz (C) 8-3.
2. Ben Gilman/Jeremy Kochman (L) def. Alan Pleat/Archer McFall (C) 8-2.
3. Tyler Hansen/Timur Chernykh (L) led Nick Laub/Tom Haile (C) 6-3 (DNF)

Order of finish: 2, 1, 3 (DNF).

Singles

1. Mark Goldberg (L) led Luke Gensburg (C) 6-3, 3-6, 1-0 (DNF).
2. Ben Gilman (L) led Bobby Berkowitz (C) 5-7, 6-2, 1-0 (DNF).
3. Mitchell Petersen (L) def. Alan Pleat (C) 6-4, 6-1.
4. Jeremy Kochman (L) def. Archer McFall (C) 6-2, 6-2.
5. Tyler Hansen (L) vs. Nick Laub (C) 4-6, 7-6.
6. Timur Chernykh (L) def. Jake Hirschberg (C) 6-4, 6-2.

Order of finish: 4, 6, 3, 1 (DNF), 2 (DNF), 5 (DNF).

BOSTON UNIVERSITY 4, LOYOLA 0

Doubles

1. Chanon Varapongsittikul/Jesse Frieder (B) def. Harrison Kunkel/Connor Lisco (L) 8-3.
2. Stefan Lemire/Mario Sandoval (B) led Greg Olesnycky/Jordan Kuchtha (L) 6-5 (DNF).
3. Jay Leelavanich/Jake De Vries (B) def. Connor Pietrak/Alex Castro (L) 8-3.

Order of finish: 3, 1, 2 (DNF).

Singles

1. Chanon Varapongsittikul (B) led Connor Pietrak (L) 6-0, 4-3 (DNF).
2. Harrison Kunkel (L) led Jesse Frieder (B) 6-5 (DNF).
3. Stefan Lemire (B) led Connor Lisco (L) 6-4, 1-2 (DNF).
4. Mario Sandoval (B) def. Greg Olesnycky (L) 6-2, 6-3.
5. Lucas Bombonatti (B) def. Jordan Kuchta (L) 6-3, 6-0.
6. Jay Leelavanich (B) def. Alex Castro (L) 6-3, 6-4.

Order of finish: 5, 6, 4, 1 (DNF), 3 (DNF), 2 (DNF).

NAVY 4, BUCKNELL 0

Doubles

1. Austin Jones/Thomas Pecor (N) vs. Nick Bybel/Aidan Lynch (B) 6-6 (DNF).
2. Calvin Mark/Blake Daniel (N) def. Bryan Adams/Scott Bernstein (B) 8-5.
3. Krishna Jana/Alex Gaines (N) def. Octavio Canibe/Chris Tortora (B) 8-7 (3).

Order of finish: 3, 2, 1 (DNF)

Singles

1. Nick Bybel (B) led Calvin Mark (N) 2-6, 6-1, 4-1 (DNF).
2. Austin Jones (N) def. Bryan Adams (B) 6-2, 6-1.
3. Thomas Pecor (N) def. Octavio Canibe (B) 6-3, 6-2.
4. Blake Daniel (N) def. Kyle Rosen (B) 6-0, 6-3.
5. Krishna Jana (N) vs. John DeFrancesch (B) 2-6, 7-6 (7-3), 0-0 (DNF).
6. Tyler Tossavainen (N) led Chris Tortora (B) 7-6 (8-6), 1-2 (DNF)

Order of finish: 4, 2, 3, 1 (DNF), 5 (DNF), 6 (DNF)