ORLANDO, Fla.--The Connecticut College men's tennis team cruised to an 8-1 victory against Illinois Wesleyan University in a match played in Orlando, Fla. Thursday.
Senior JC Cangelosi (Estero, Fla.) coasted to a 6-3, 6-1 triumph at number one singles. Junior Jonathan Deeter (La Quinta, Calif.) chipped in with a 6-0, 6-2 win at second singles. At third singles, sophomore Daniel Maffa (Lexington, Mass.) posted a 6-4, 6-1 triumph for the Camels.
Freshman Ethan Hecker (Wayland, Mass.) checked in with a 6-4, 6-3 Camel victory at number four. Ben Sachs (Mount Kisco, N.Y.) rolled in a 6-0, 6-1 decision at fifth singles while freshman Patrick Farrell (Smithtown, N.Y.) contributed with a 6-1, 6-4 triumph at sixth singles.
Deeter and Maffa joined forces for the Camels in an 8-5 victory at second doubles for Connecticut College (2-3).
The Titans salvaged a point with a victory at number one doubles. Junior George Alex (Darien, Ill.) and sophomore Martin van Dooren (Leiden, Netherlands) secured an 8-5 win for IWU.
Connecticut College 8, Illinois Wesleyan 1
Mar 12, 2015 at Orlando, Fla.
1. JC Cangelosi (CC) def. Alex, George (IWU) 6-3, 6-1
2. Jonathan Deeter (CC) def. van Dooren, Martijn (IWU) 6-0, 6-2
3. Daniel Maffa (CC) def. Crim, Calen (IWU) 6-4, 6-1
4. Ethan Hecker (CC) def. Meyer, Kurt (IWU) 6-4, 6-3
5. Ben Sachs (CC) def. Piotrowski, Kevin (IWU) 6-0, 6-1
6. Patrick Farrell (CC) def. Hyland, Kyle (IWU) 6-1, 6-4
1. Alex, George/van Dooren (IWU) def. Cangelosi/Joshua Suneby (CC) 8-5
2. Deeter/Maffa (CC) def. Crim/Meyer (IWU) 8-5
Illinois Wesleyan 1-6
Connecticut College 2-3