Men's Tennis Falls at NJIT, 6-1
March 5, 2012
NEWARK, N.J. - Brandon Goldstein pulled out a three-set win at No. 2 singles for the Lafayette men's tennis team at NJIT on Sunday, but the Leopards fell to the host Highlanders, 6-1.
With the loss, Lafayette drops to an even 4-4 in dual matches this year. NJIT wins its sixth-straight match to improve to 9-2.
Goldstein bested the Highlanders' Petr Rousar - 7-5, 5-7, 10-7 - to earn the Leopards' lone point of the afternoon.
Lafayette will take two weeks off from the court before returning to action at Delaware on March 22.
Singles 1. Holger Norregaard (NJIT) d. Doug Gallagher (LC) 6-3, 6-1 2. Brandon Goldstein (LC) d. Petr Rousar (NJIT) 7-5, 5-7, 10-7 3. Victor Martinez (NJIT) d. Will Mercorella (LC) 6-3, 6-2 4. Ike Kiro (NJIT) d. Scott Gelbman (LC) 6-4, 6-1 5. Joao Tasca (NJIT) d. Andrew Morris (LC) 6-4, 6-2 6. Fraser Croad (NJIT) d. James Oliver (LC) 6-2, 6-2
Doubles 1. Rousar/Martinez (NJIT) d. Gallagher/Morris (LC) 8-5 2. Kiro/Norregaard (NJIT) d. Gelbman/Sinan Ipeker (LC) 8-4 3. Bryan Keelan/Tasca (NJIT) d. Goldstein/Oliver (LC) 8-3