WALTHAM, Mass. -- The Brandeis men's tennis team snapped a three-match losing streak today as the Judges defeated visiting Clark University, 7-2, on the Rieger Tennis Courts. The Judges improve to 7-9 on the season, while the Cougars fall to 11-8.
In their final home match, the four senior members of the Judges all contributed points in doubles action. At No. 1 Steven Milo (Woodbury, N.Y./Syosset) and Josh Jordan (Northboro, Mass./Algonquin Regional) were narrow winners, 8-6, with Jordan playing his first match in just under a month. The other two seniors team with rookies for their wins. David Yovanoff (Eden, N.Y./Eden) paired with freshman Danny Lubarsky (Cleveland, Ohio/Hawken School) at No. 2 for an easy 8-2 win, while Jon Ostrowsky (Newton, Mass./Newton) was with Mitch Krems (Thousand Oaks, Calif./Century Acad.) for an 8-6 win at No. 3.
In singles action, Milo and Yovanoff were double winners in their final home match. Milo cruised past Diego Angle, 6-2, 6-2, at No. 1, while Yovanoff was a 6-3, 6-1, winner at No. 3 against Zach Goodstein of the Cougars. Krems had Brandeis's easiest win at No. 2, a 6-2, 6-0, victory over Antoine Martin, while sophomore Alec Siegel (Deerfield, Ill./Deerfield) bounced back from a tough first set to win 12 straight games, 4-6, 6-0, 6-0.
Brandeis will travel to MIT tomorrow before facing Washington University as the sixth seed of the 2013 University Athletic Association tournament on Friday in Orlando, Fla.
Brandeis University Men's Tennis
Clark University vs Brandeis (Apr 22, 2013)
Brandeis 7, Clark University 2
Apr 22, 2013 at Waltham, Mass. (Rieger Tennis Courts)
|1. Steven Milo (BRMTEN) def. Diego Angel (CLK) 6-2, 6-2|
|2. Mitch Krems (BRMTEN) def. Antoine Martin (CLK) 6-2, 6-0|
|3. David Yovanoff (BRMTEN) def. Zack Goodstein (CLK) 6-3, 6-1|
|4. Alec Siegel (BRMTEN) def. Fernando Pinoargote (CLK) 4-6, 6-0, 6-0|
|5. Josh Burger (CLK) def. Michael Secular (BRMTEN) 6-4, 6-4|
|6. Joel Simonson (CLK) def. Jon Ostrowsky (BRMTEN) 6-0, 6-0|
|1. Steven Milo/Josh Jordan (BRMTEN) def. Diego Angel/Antoine Martin (CLK) 8-6|
|2. Danny Lubarsky/David Yovanoff (BRMTEN) def. Harris Rollinger/Dan Hall (CLK) 8-2|
|3. Mitch Krems/Jon Ostrowsky (BRMTEN) def. Josh Burger/Zack Goodstein (CLK) 8-6|
|Clark University 11-8|
|Brandeis 7-9; Regional ranking #11|