Men's tennis edged by Army, 4-3

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March 19, 2013

West Point, N.Y. -

Despite winning three singles matches, the Stony Brook men's tennis team fell to Army, 4-3, Tuesday at the Lichtenberg Tennis Center.  The match came down to No. 1 singles and the final set as freshman Rick Timmerman battled, but fell 6-3.

Sophomore Mons Knudtzon (Oslo, Norway) led the Seawolves with a 6-2, 6-2 win at No. 2 singles.  Freshmen Jose Morales (Bradenton, Fla.) and Marcelo Locatelli (Londrina, Brazil) also earned points for Stony Brook, winning at No. 3 and No. 5 singles, respectively.

Timmerman forced a third set after taking the second set 6-4.

Stony Brook will host ASA College on March 27 at 3:30 p.m.

Army 4, Stony Brook 3
1 Isoh/McCormick (A) def. Knudtzon/Morales, 8-4
2 Shelton/McCasin (A) def. Forai/Locatelli, 8-5
3 Sienko/H. Jang-Milsten (A) Timmerman/Degani, 8-5

1 Asika Isoh (A) def. Rick Timmerman, 6-1, 4-6, 6-3*
2 Mons Knudtzon (SBU) def. Rashad Shelton, 6-2, 6-2
3 Jose Morales (SBU) def. Caison Best, 6-3, 7-6
4 Peter Sienko (A) def. Robert Forai, 6-2, 6-2
5 Marcelo Locatelli (SBU) def. Harrison McCormick, 6-2, 6-4
6 Ben Davies (A) def. Albert Fontova, 6-2, 6-1
*clinched point