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Leopards Fall to St. Joe's

April 9, 2013

Lafayette Photo StoreEASTON, Pa. – The Lafayette men’s tennis team dropped a 7-0 decision at St. Joseph’s in Philadelphia on Monday afternoon. The Leopards fell to 5-9 on the season.

Sophomore Brandon Goldstein was defeated at first singles, 6-1, 6-3, while senior Scott Gelbman was ousted at second singles, 6-4, 6-3. Freshmen Gavin Studner and Chris Matturri each fell at third and fourth singles. Sophomore Alex Charchalis was beat at fifth singles, while classmate Jake Lazer lost in a tiebreaker, 6-3, 3-6 (10-4).

In doubles Goldstein and Gelbman battled, but were defeated, 8-6, at first doubles. At third doubles Studner and Charchalis lost in a close match, 8-6. Matturri and Lazer fell in their second doubles match, 8-1.

Lafayette hosts Navy Friday afternoon on College Hill.

St. Joseph’s 7, Lafayette 0

1. Veronis (SJU) def. Goldstein (LC) 6-1, 6-3
2. Gates (SJU) def. Gelbman (LC) 6-4, 6-3
3. Kessler (SJU) def. Studner (LC) 6-3, 6-0
4. Thunberg (SJU) def. Matturri (LC) 6-4, 6-3
5. Broadus (SJU) def. Charchalis (LC) 6-2, 6-2
6. Rebstein (SJU) def. Lazer (LC) 6-3, 3-6 (10-4)

1. Kessler/Barrus (SJU) def. Gelbman/Goldstein (LC) 8-6
2. Malhotra/Broadus (SJU) def. Matturri/Lazer (LC) 8-1
3. Thunberg/Rebstein (SJU) def. Studner/Charchalis (LC) 8-6