NEW LONDON, Conn.--The Ithaca College men's tennis team took two out of three points in doubles action to secure a 5-4 victory against Connecticut College in the Whaling City Sunday.
The Bombers improved their record to 12-5 with their third straight win, while the Camels closed out the 2016-17 campaign with a record of 6-10.
Ithaca College freshman Minos Stavrakas (Athens, Greece) notched a 7-5, 6-4 victory to lead the Bombers at number one singles. Senior Wes Davis (Lancaster, Pa.) chipped in with a 7-5, 4-6, 6-3 win at second singles for the visitors. Nate Wolf (Ballston Lake, N.Y.) earned a 6-2, 6-2 victory at fifth singles.
Connecticut College sophomore Will Cannon (Fairfield, Conn.) registered a 7-5, 6-2 victory to lead the Camels at third singles today. Junior Ben Sachs (Mount Kisco, N.Y.) notched a 6-3, 6-4 win at four. At sixth singles, junior captain Patrick Farrell (Smithtown, N.Y.) posted a 6-3, 4-6, 6-2 victory for the Camels.
Stavrakas and Stefan Lazarevic (Belgrade, Serbia) notched an 8-3 win at number one doubles. Davis and junior Lorenzo Viguie-Ramos (Cottage, N.Y.) held on to taka an 8-6 win at second doubles. In third doubles action, Connecticut College sophomore Johnny Cissel (Amherst, N.H.) and Farrell triumphed in an 8-7 win for the hosts.
Ithaca College 5, Connecticut College 4
April 30, 2017
New London, Conn.
1. Minos Stavrakas (I) def. Charlie Williams (CC) 7-5, 6-4
2. Wes Davis (I) def. Daniel Maffa (CC) 7-5, 4-6, 6-3
3. Will Cannon (CC) def. Colten Lavery (I) 7-5 6-2
4. Ben Sachs (CC) def. Max Prestwich (I) 6-3, 6-4
5. Nate Wolf (I) def. Scott Brown (CC) 6-2, 6-2
6. Patrick Farrell (CC) def. Stefan Lazarevic (I) 6-3, 4-6, 6-2
1. Stavrakas/Lazarevic (I) def. Maffa/Cannon (CC) 8-3
2. Davis/Lorenzo Viguie-Ramos (I) def. Williams/Sachs (CC) 8-6
3. Johnny Cissel/Farrell (CC) def. Wolf/Lavery (I) 8-7
Connecticut College 6-10
Ithaca College 12-5