Leopards Spring Break Trip

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April 1, 2013

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EASTON, Pa. - The Lafayette men's tennis team traveled to North and South Carolina over spring break to play three matches. The Leopards beat Belmont Abbey in their first match of the trip, but fell to Francis Marion and the College of Charleston to close out the road trip.

Against Belmont Abbey, the Leopards earned a 7-2 win. In singles, freshman Gavin Studner won at second singles, 6-4, 6-7(5), 10-3. Senior Scott Gelbman, sophomore Alex Charchalis and freshman Chris Matturri had little trouble in their matches winning in straight sets. At fourth singles, freshman Brian Stefanowicz ousted Tim Tanko, 6-3, 3-6, (10-8).

In doubles, the Leopards took two out of the three matches with Goldstein and sophomore Jake Lazer winning, 8-2, and Studner and Matturri sneaking by Michael Van Dusen and Gabriel Trombini, 9-8(1).

The Leopards were defeated by Francis Marion, 8-1, in their next match. Lazer won the lone point for the Leopards in his sixth singles match. Lazer earned the victory in a hard fought three-set victory, 7-6 (7-4), 6-7 (5-7), 10-7. Goldstein battled at first singles, but fell, 6-2, 7-5.

Lazer and Stefonowicz dropped an 8-5 decision at second doubles, while Goldstein and Gelbman were defeated 8-4 at first doubles.

In the final match of the road trip, the Leopards took on the College of Charleston. The Leopards ran into a tough Cougar, and fell 7-0. Gelbman fell in second singles, 6-1, 7-5. Stefanowicz and Lazer dropped an 8-5 decision at second doubles.

Lafayette takes on Lehigh in Bethlehem, Pa. on April 5 at 4 p.m.

Lafayette 7, Belmont Abbey 2
1. Conner McMann (BAC) def. Brandon Goldstein (LC) 3-6, 7-6 (4), (10-3)
2. Gavin Studner (LC) def. Tom Wigley (LC) 6-4, 6-7 (5), (10-3)
3. Scott Gelbman (LC) def. Michael Van Dusen (BAC) 6-2, 6-1
4. Brian Stefanowicz (LC) def. Tim Tanko (BAC) 6-3, 3-6, (10-8)
5. Chris Matturri (LC) def. Rodrigo Alatorre (BAC) 6-0, 6-3
6. Alex Charchalis (LC) def. Idric Moya (BAC) 6-4, 6-2

1. McMann/Alatorre (BAC) def. Gelbman/Matturri (LC) 8-4
2. Goldstein/Jake Lazer (LC) def. Tanko/Maya (BAC) 8-2
3. Studner/Stefanowicz (LC) def. Van Dusen/ Gabriel Trombini (BAC) 9-8(1)

Francis Marion 8, Lafayette 1
1. Alex Caspari (FMU) def. Brandon Goldstein (LC) 6-2, 7-5
2. Gavin Davison (FMU) def. Scott Gelbman (LC) 6-1, 6-2
3. Arnaud Holl (FMU) def. Gavin Studner (LC) 6-0, 6-1
4. Tim Ruepke (FMU) def. Chris Matturri (LC) 6-0, 6-2
5. Luke Bateup (FMU) def. Alex Charchalis (LC) 6-1, 6-4
6. Jake Lazer (LC) def. Patrick Hensley (FMU) 7-6 (5), 6-7 (4), 10-6

1. Caspari/Davison (FMU) def. Goldstein/Gelbman (LC) 8-4
2. Bateup/Ruepke (FMU) def. Lazer/Brian Stefanowicz (LC) 8-5
3. Holl/Eimon Heywood (FMU) def. Studner/Matturri (LC) 8-2

College of Charleston 7, Lafayette 0
1. Brice Allanic (CC) def. Brandon Goldstein (LC) 6-2, 6-3
2. Charlie Ghriskey (CC) def. Scott Gelbman (LC) 6-1, 7-5
3. Alon Faiman (CC) def. Gavin Studner (LC) 6-0, 6-2
4. Zack Lewis (CC) def. Brian Stefanowicz (LC) 6-0, 6-2
5. Billy Kenny (CC) def. Chris Matturri (LC) 6-4, 6-0
6. Matt Daly (CC) def. Alex Charchalis (LC) 6-2, 6-0

1. Allanic/Ghriskey (CC) def. Goldstein/Gelbman (LC) 8-4
2. Faiman/Lewis (CC) def. Stefanowicz/Jake Lazer (LC) 8-5
3. Kenny/Daly (CC) def. Studner/Matturri (LC) 8-2



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