Lafayette Falls to Bucknell in Men's Tennis

Go Leopards!
Andrew Morris bested Jonathan DeFrancesch in three sets

Andrew Morris bested Jonathan DeFrancesch in three sets

April 15, 2012

EASTON, Pa. - Andrew Morris was victorious at No. 5 singles, but the Lafayette men's tennis team dropped a 6-1 contest against Bucknell on Sunday at Sullivan Courts.

The Leopards drop to 5-10 in dual matches and 1-4 in Patriot League competition.

Morris' match against Jonathan DeFrancesch went the distance and needed a second set tiebreak, but the senior prevailed with a 1-6, 7-6 (6), 6-2 win. Freshman Brandon Goldstein's third singles match also went three sets, but he ultimately fell 6-4, 3-6, 6-2.

The Leopards match against Fordham on April 21 has been cancelled.


Lafayette vs. Bucknell (L,


1. Gregg Cohenca (BU) d. Doug Gallagher (LC) 6-3, 6-3
2. Evan Zimmer (BU) d. Will Mercorella (LC) 7-5, 6-1
3. Josh Katten (BU) d. Brandon Goldstein (LC) 6-4, 3-6, 6-2
4. Kelly Morque (BU) d. James Oliver (LC) 6-0, 6-2
5. Andrew Morris (LC) d. Jonathan DeFrancesch (BU) 1-6, 7-6 (6), 6-2
6. Gregory Maxson (BU) d. Scott Gelbman (LC) 7-5, 6-2


1. Cohenca/Aiden Lynch (BU) def. Gallagher/Mercorella (LC), 8-4
2. Zimmer/Katten (BU) def. Oliver/Gelbman (LC), 8-2
3. Scott Bernstein/Morque (BU) def. Goldstein/Morris (LC), 8-4