Fairfield Upends Men's Tennis, 5-2

Andrew Morris is 3-0 in singles play this spring

Feb. 26, 2012

EASTON, Pa. - The Lafayette men's tennis team got singles wins from Doug Gallagher and Andrew Morris but fell to visiting Fairfield, 5-2, at the Northwood Racquet Club in Easton on Saturday afternoon.

With the loss, Lafayette drops to 3-2 in dual matches this year and 1-2 in the spring season. The Stags remain unbeaten at 5-0 in dual matches.

Gallagher's victory came in straight sets - 7-6 (6), 6-2 - at No. 1 singles, while Morris won - 6-1, 6-4 - at the No. 6 spot. Fairfield swept its way to the doubles point, eking out wins of 8-4, 8-6 and 8-6.

The Leopards begin Patriot League play on Sunday at West Point against Holy Cross and host Army.

Results

Singles 1. Doug Gallagher (LC) d. Dan Satuer (FU) 7-6 (6), 6-2 2. Ian Tesmond (FU) d. Brandon Goldstein (LC) 6-2, 6-4 3. Dennis Zlobinsky (FU) d. Will Mercorella (LC) 6-7 (5), 6-2, 6-2 4. George Tioutine (FU) d. Scott Gelbman (LC) 7-6 (5), 6-3 5. Joe Michalisin (FU) d. James Oliver (LC) 6-2, 6-3 6. Andrew Morris (LC) d. Cameron Amyot (FU) 6-1, 6-4

Doubles 1. Tesmond/Tioutine (FU) d. Gallagher/Morris (LC) 8-4 2. Sauter/Zlobinsky (FU) d. Goldstein/Mercorella (LC) 8-6 3. Michalisin/Amyot (FU) d. Gelbman/Sinan Ipeker (LC) 8-6