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Men’s tennis conquers Coast Guard Academy

Published: March 28, 2014
Section: Sports

The men’s tennis team defeated the Coast Guard Academy on Saturday to improve their team record to 5-3. The 7-2 victory was accomplished through losing only one singles and doubles match. The first seeded doubles team lost but was vindicated with an 8-6 win by Michael Arguello ’17 and Danny Lubarsky ’16, and 8-2 victory by Jeff Cherkin ’16 and Alec Siegel ’15. Arguello continued his success in singles play winning the first seeded match 6-4, 6-3. Cherkin was also 2-0 on the day, winning the fourth placed match 6-0, 6-0. Ryan Bunis ’17, Matthew Zuckerman ’14 and Adam Brown ’14 round out the Judges other singles winners. Bunis lost his second set but came back to win a close final set 7-5. Zuckerman won in straight sets, 6-2, 6-2, and Brown won every point on 6-0, 6-0 sets. Brian Granoff ’17 won the first set of the second seeded singles match but lost each of the next two sets by a 6-2 margin. The Bears fell to 1-4. The Judges scheduled match against Babson College on Wednesday was postponed. The team returns to their home court on Saturday, March 29 to face Bowdoin College.