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Saint Joseph's Tops Men's Tennis

Brandon Goldstein was victorious in doubles and lost a three-set battle at No. 2 singles

April 11, 2012

EASTON, Pa. - The Lafayette men's tennis team dropped a 7-0 decision to visiting Saint Joseph's on Tuesday afternoon at Sullivan Courts. The Leopards now stand at 5-9 in dual matches this year.

Brandon Goldstein and Andrew Morris took an 8-4 win at No. 3 doubles, but the Leopards lost the doubles point and were swept in singles action. Goldstein also battled to a third set but was edged in his match at No. 2 singles - 5-7, 7-6 (6), (13-11).

Patriot League play resumes on Sunday, April 15 with a home match against Bucknell.


Singles 1. Alex Veronis (SJU) d. Doug Gallagher (LC) 6-2, 6-0 2. Jeff Kessler (SJU) d. Brandon Goldstein (LC) 5-7, 7-6 (6), (13-11) 3. Tommy Gates (SJU) d. Will Mercorella (LC) 6-2, 6-3 4. Dan Barrus (SJU) d. James Oliver (LC) 7-6 (2), 6-1 5. Max Montague (SJU) d. Scott Gelbman (LC) 6-3, 6-2 6. Peter Cognetti (SJU) d. Andrew Morris (LC) 6-1, 6-1

Doubles 1. Montague/Erik Thunberg (SJU) d. Gelbman/Oliver (LC) 8-6 2. Kristian Broaddus (SJU) d. Gallagher/Mercorella (LC) 8-5 3. Goldstein/Morris (LC) d. Cognetti/Paranjay Malhotra (SJU) 8-4