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Leopards Falter Against Bucknell

April 15, 2013

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Easton, Pa.- The Leopards dropped a 7-0 decision to Bucknell in Lewisburg, Pa. on Sunday afternoon. Lafayette rounded out the regular season, 5-11 overall and 1-5 in the Patriot League.

In the singles matches, Brandon Goldstein was dealt a 6-1, 6-3 loss to Nick Bybel at first singles. Scott Gelbman and Chris Matturri each fell 6-4, 6-2 in their matches. Alex Charchalis was defeated 6-3, 6-3 at sixth singles.

Bucknell’s Aidan Lynch and Evan Zimmer ousted Goldstein and Gelbman, 8-5, in first doubles, while Octavio Canibe and Kelly Morque got past Charchalis and Jake Lazer, 8-4, at third doubles.

The Leopards will travel to Hamilton, N.Y. Friday for the Patriot League Tournament. Lafayette will play in the quarterfinals on Friday.



1. Nick Bybel (BU) def. Brandon Goldstein (LC), 6-1, 6-3

2. Kelly Morque (BU) def. Scott Gelbman (LC), 6-4, 6-2

3. Evan Zimmer (BU) def. Gavin Studner (LC), 6-0, 6-1

4. Josh Katten (BU) def. Brian Stefanowicz (LC), 6-1, 6-3

5. Ryan Marcil (BU) def. Chris Matturri (LC), 6-4, 6-2

6. Chris Tortora (BU) def. Alex Charchalis (LC), 6-3, 6-3


1. Aidan Lynch/Evan Zimmer (BU) def. Brandon Goldstein/Scott Gelbman (LC), 8-5

2. Nick Bybel/Josh Katten (BU) def. Brian Stefanowicz/Gavin Studner (LC), 8-0

3. Octavio Canibe/Kelly Morque (BU) def. Alex Charchalis/Jake Lazer (LC), 8-4