Leopards Falter Against Bucknell
April 15, 2013
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.
BUCKNELL 7, LAFAYETTE 0
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