Cannon, Sachs, Cissel & Brown Win Singles Flights in Season-Opening Home Tourney

Cannon, Sachs, Cissel & Brown Win Singles Flights in Season-Opening Home Tourney

NEW LONDON, Conn.--The Connecticut College men's tennis team hosted a home tournament on the South Tennis Courts Saturday.

Under the direction of head coach Chris O'Brien, the Camels impressed with some solid work in singles action. 

Sophomore Will Cannon (Fairfield, Conn.) won his flight at number three singles to lead the Camels in Saturday's action.  In the opening round of play, Cannon won a 10-3 decision in the super tie-breaker to advance past his opponent from Roger Williams University. Cannon posted a 6-3, 6-3 straight set victory against Wheaton College in the finals.

At fourth singles, junior Ben Sachs (Mount Kisco, N.Y.) posted another clutch win for the Camels.  Sachs registered a 6-1, 6-1 win against his opposition from Springfield. In the finals, Sachs cruised to a 6-3, 6-1 triumph in a matchup against Roger Williams University. 

At fifth singles, sophomore Johnny Cissel (Amherst, N.H.) registered a 6-2, 6-1 win in the opening round against Wheaton. In the finals, Cissel notched a 7-5, 6-0 win to win his flight. Sophomore Scott Brown (Old Greenwich, Conn.) won his flight at number six singles for the Camels. Brown posted a 6-1, 6-1 victory in singles play against Springfield. Brown posted a 6-2, 6-1 victory against his opponent from Roger Williams University in the finals to win his flight for the Camels.