March 10, 2014
STAMFORD, Conn. – The men’s tennis program was defeated 7-0 at Fairfield University on Saturday night to fall to 1-4 on the season.
In singles, Brian Pinkard fell 6-1, 6-1 while Brian Stefanowicz was bested 6-0, 6-1. In the third singles match, Chris Matturri lost 6-1, 6-2 and Gavin Studner stumbled in the fourth singles 6-1, 6-3. Mitch Abramo was ousted 6-0, 6-0 in the fifth singles match. The Leopards had to forfeit the sixth singles match due to not having enough players.
In the doubles competition, the duo of Pinkard/Lazer dropped their match 8-4 while Matturri/Studner were topped in their match, 8-4. The pair of Stefanowicz/Abramo picked up the lone win on the day for Lafayette, defeating their opponents 8-3.
The Maroon & White return to action Mar. 14 in a non-conference match against Muhlenberg.
1. Tioutine, George (FFDM) def. Pinkard, Brian (LAF) 6-1, 6-1
2. Solomon, Ofir (FFDM) def. Stefanowicz, Brian (LAF) 6-0, 6-1
3. Zlobinsky, Dennis (FFDM) def. Matturri, Chris (LAF) 6-1, 6-2
4. Amyot, Cameron (FFDM) def. Studner, Gavin (LAF) 6-1, 6-3
5. Merinder, Bjorn (FFDM) def. Abramo, Mitch (LAF) 6-0, 6-0
6. Colliard, Peter (FFDM) by walkover
1. Tioutine, George/Zlobinsky, Dennis (FFDM) def. Pinkard, Brian/Lazer, Jake (LAF) 8-4
2. Solomon, Ofir/Merinder, Bjorn (FFDM) def. Matturri, Chris/Studner, Gavin (LAF) 8-4
3. Stefanowicz, Brian/Abramo, Mitch (LAF) def. Amyot, Cameron/Colliard, Peter (FFDM) 8-3