Leopards Split Weekend Matches in Men's Tennis Action
March 6, 2006
EASTON, Pa. (www.lafayette.edu) - Lafayette earned a 5-1 victory over Fairfield, then dropped a 5-2 decision at Quinnipiac in weekend men's tennis action.
The Leopards faced Fairfield on Saturday at Yale's indoor facility with six singles points available, as the doubles matches were not played. Andrew Mott fell 6-2, 6-3 at No. 1, but Lafayette prevailed in each of the final five matches. Brett Warren and Brett Kraft were both pushed to a third-set tiebreaker after dropping the opening set. Warren came away with a 5-7, 6-4, 1-0 (10-6) victory at No. 2, and Kraft emerged as a 4-6, 6-1, 1-0 (10-6) winner at No. 5.
Lafayette was a handful of points away from a victory on Sunday at Quinnipiac. The doubles point hinged on a tiebreaker at No. 2, with Stefano Salvatore and Jon Russo outlasting Warren and Kraft for a 9-8 (7-3) victory. The Bobcats won 8-4 at first doubles, while Titus and Jeremy Fehrs won 8-4 at No. 3 for the Leopards.
In singles play, Guarino defeated Salvatore 3-6, 6-2, 1-0 (10-2) at No. 3, and Kojanis won 7-6 (7-3), 6-4) at No. 6. Titus fell in a pair of tiebreakers, 8-6 to close the first set and 7-5 to end the match, against Russo at third singles. Quinnipiac won the first, second and fifth singles matches in straight sets.
Next up, Lafayette will play at Delaware on Sunday, March 12 at 11 a.m.
Saturday, March 4 vs. Fairfield - W, 5-1
Sunday, March 5 at Quinnipiac - L, 5-2
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