NEW LONDON, Conn.--Junior captain Patrick Farrell (Smithtown, N.Y.) and sophomore Johnny Cissel (Amherst, N.H.) ignited a home crowd with an 8-2 victory at number three doubles but it was not enough as 13th ranked Amherst College was able to come away with an 8-1 victory against Connecticut College today in the Whaling City.
The Mammoths improved their record to 14-3 with a 2-1 mark in NESCAC action. The Camels fell to 4-7 and are 0-4 in conference matches.
Connecticut College sophomore Will Cannon (pictured, Fairfield, Conn.) kept it close in a nail-biter at third singles, falling to Mammoth sophomore Cameron Raglin (Reynoldsburg, Ohio) in the super tie-breaker, 10-6. Farrell put forth a strong battle at number six singles before he fell to sophomore Oliver Kendall (Newton, Mass.) in an 11-9 decision in the super tie-breaker.
Senior Andrew Arnaboli (New York, N.Y.) posted a 6-1, 6-1 victory for Amherst at top singles. Chris Paradis (Maplewood, N.J.) chipped in with a 6-3, 6-0 triumph at second singles for the visitors.
The Camels will visit Trinity College tomorrow for a 2:00 p.m. NESCAC match up in the Capital City.
Amherst College 8, Connecticut College 1
April 14, 2017
1. Andrew Arnaboli (A) def. Charlie Williams (CC) 6-1, 6-1
2. Chris Paradis (A) def. Daniel Maffa (CC) 6-3, 6-0
3. Cameron Raglin (A) def. Will Cannon (CC) 5-7, 7-5, (10-6)
4. Justin Sun (A) def. Ben Sachs (CC) 6-3, 6-1
5. Sam Silver (A) def. Scott Brown (CC) 6-3, 6-1
6. Oliver Kendall (A) def. Patrick Farrell (CC) 7-6, 5-7, (11-9)
1. Paradis/Arnaboli (A) def. Maffa/Cannon (CC) 8-2
2. Silver/Sun (A) def. Sachs/Williams (CC) 8-0
3. Johnny Cissel/Farrell (CC) def. Raglin/Kendall (A) 8-2
Connecticut College 4-7, 0-4 NESCAC
Amherst College 14-3, 2-1 NESCAC; National ranking #13