Connecticut College 6, Charleston (West Virginia) 3 Suneby Leads Camels to Victory

Connecticut College 6, Charleston (West Virginia) 3 Suneby Leads Camels to Victory

PINEHURST, N.C.--The Connecticut College men's tennis continued to build on their strong start this spring season by defeating the University of Charleston of West Virginia, 6-3, in a match played at Pinehurst, N.C. Saturday. 

The Camels improved their record to 3-1 in the early season, while the Golden Eagles slipped to 4-5 with the loss.

Matt Santen, Connecticut College Class of 1990, and a former member of the Camel men's tennis team, is doing a terrific job as head coach of the  Division II program at Charleston. 

Joshua Suneby (Wellesley, Mass.) posted a 6-0, 6-1 victory at number one singles to lead the Camels to the win. At second singles, Junior JC Cangelosi (Estero, Fla.) outlasted his opponent by taking a 10-6 victory in the super tie-breaker. Jonathan Kraiger (Springfield, Vt.) chipped in with a 6-2, 6-3 win at fourth singles.


The Camels took all three points in doubles play. Stephen Jones (Winnetka, Ill.) and Jonathan Sokolsky (Great Barrington, Mass.) posted an 8-6 victory at number three doubles for Head Coach Chris O'Brien's Camels.

Connecticut College vs Charleston University (W. Va.)

March 15, 2014

Pinehurst, N.C. 

Connecticut College 6, University of Charleston (West Virginia) 3

Singles Competition

1. Joshua Suneby (CC) def. James Gammel (C) 6-0, 6-1

2. JC Cangelosi (CC) def. Matt Sherba (C) 6-7, 6-3, 10-6

3. Dennis Okoth (C) def. Jonathan Deeter (CC) 7-6, 6-4

4. Jonathan Kraiger (CC) def. Jake Lorenz (C) 6-2, 6-3

5. Nick Bakos (C) def. Doug Butturini (CC) 6-0, 6-2

6. Varun Shah (C) def. Will Tucker (CC) 7-6, 7-6


Doubles Competition

1. Deeter/Kraiger (CC) def. Gammell/Okoth (C) 8-2

2. Cangelosi/Suneby (CC) def. Davey Nelson/Sherba (C) 8-5

3. Jonathan Sokolsky/Stephen Jones (CC) def. Gabe Seymour/Lorenz (C) 8-6