February 16, 2013

Boston University Hands Men’s Tennis 7-0 Loss

BOSTON, Mass. – The Quinnipiac University men's tennis team dropped a non-conference match-up on Saturday afternoon, as the Bobcats fell short to the Terriers of Boston University, 7-0, at the BU Track & Tennis Center.

With the loss, Quinnipiac falls to 1-4 on the season, while the hosting Terriers garnered their third straight win to start the season.

Sebastian Barbero (Buenos Aires, Argentina) and Garrett Lane (Reading, Mass.) put up the best fight for the Bobcats in doubles action, falling short in a tie-break, 8-7, at No. 3 doubles. In other action, Fahoum Fahoum (Haifa, Israel) and Luke Roser (Bernardsville, N.J.) were defeated by Jesse Frieder and Emilio Teran, 8-5, at No. 1, while Eric Ambrosio (Lloyd Harbor, N.Y.) and Alex Lazerowich (Stratham, N.H.) suffered an 8-6 setback at No. 2.

In singles play, Barbero fell to Chanon Varapongsittikul, 6-1, 6-1, at No. 1; Fahoum fell to Josh Friedman, 6-0, 6-1, at No. 2; Ambrosio was defeated by Frieder, 6-3, 6-1, at No. 3; Roser fell short to Teran, 6-3, 6-4; Lane was defeated by  Stefan Lemire, 75-, 6-0; and Corey Morgenstern (Old Bethpage, N.Y.) fell short to Eric Miller, 6-3, 6-2.

The Bobcats return to action on March 1st when they meet UConn in East Hartford, Conn. First serve is set for 2 p.m. at the East Hartford Racquet Club.

Quinnipiac fans should refer to the Official Website of Quinnipiac Athletics, www.QuinnipiacBobcats.com, for any schedule changes as well as the latest news, scores and highlights. The 2012-13 Quinnipiac Men's Tennis Schedule is also available for download at www.QuinnipiacBobcats.com for all mobile devices, including iPhones and iPads, as well as all desktop computers.

Doubles
#1 – Freidman / Varapongsittikul def. Fahoum / Roser: 8-5
#2 – Frieder / Teran def. Ambrosio / Lazerowich: 8-6
#3 – Kopelman / Lemire def. Barbero / Lane: 8-7 (2)

Singles
#1 – Varapongsittikul def. Barbero: 6-1, 6-1
#2 – Friedman def. Fahoum: 6-0, 6-1
#3 – Frieder def. Ambrosio: 6-3, 6-1
#4 – Teran def. Roser: 6-3, 6-4
#5 – Lemire def. Lane: 7-5, 6-0
#6 – Miller def. Morgenstern: 6-3, 6-2

Contact: Tony Distasio; ardistasio@quinnipiac.edu