February 2, 2013

Men’s Tennis Suffers 7-0 Setback At Brown

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Quinnipiac University men's tennis team suffered its second consecutive setback on Saturday afternoon, as the Bobcats dropped a non-conference match to Brown University, 7-0, at the Paul Bailey Pizzitola Memorial Sports Center in Providence, R.I.

In singles competition, sophomore Eric Ambrosio (Lloyd Harbor, N.Y.) put forth the best effort with a three-set loss at #3. Ambrosio took the first set, 6-4, but dropped the next two (3-6 and 6-10) for the team's third loss of the match. In other action, Sebastian Barbero (Buenos Aires, Argentina) was defeated by Michael Riechmann at #1, 6-2, 6-1; Fahoum Fahoum (Haifa, Israel) fell to Daniel Hirschberg, 6-0, 6-1, at #2; Luke Roser (Bernardsville, N.J.) fell to Mike Hill at #4, 6-2, 6-1; Devon Jerome (Stamford, Conn.) was defeated by David Neff at #5, 6-1, 6-4; and Alex Lazerowich (Stratham, N.H.) fell to Ivan Kravtchenko at #6, 6-1, 6-2.

Brown experienced similar success in doubles, taking #1 and #3 to solidify the point. Fahoum and Roser fell to Hill  and Riechmann at #1, 8-2; and Barbero and Chris Nelson (Scituate, Mass.) were defeated by Da Silveira and Hirschberg at #3, 8-1.

The Bobcats return to the courts this evening against Binghamton University in Providence, R.I. First serve is set for 5:30 p.m. at the Paul Bailey Pizzitola Memorial Sports Center.

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.

Singles
#1 (B) Riechmann def. (Q) Barbero: 6-2, 6-1
#2 (B) Hirschberg def. (Q) Fahoum: 6-0, 6-1
#3 (B) Da Silveira def. (Q) Ambrosio: 4-6, 6-3 (10-6)
#4 (B) Hill def. (Q) Roser: 6-2, 6-1
#5 (B) Neff def. (Q) Jerome: 6-1, 6-4
#6 (B) Kravtchenko def. (Q) Lazerowich: 6-1, 6-2

Doubles
#1 (B) Hill / Riechmann def. (Q) Fahoum / Roser: 8-2
#2 (B) Azargui / Laser def. (Q) Ambrosio / Lazerowich: 6-3 (Suspended)
#3 (B) Da Silveira / (Q) Hirschberg def. Barbero / Nelson: 8-1  

Contact: Tony Distasio; ardistasio@quinnipiac.edu