Men's tennis falls to UMBC, 5-2

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March 29, 2013

Stony Brook, N.Y. -

In its first conference match of the 2013 season, the Stony Brook men's tennis team fell to UMBC, 5-2. The Seawolves captured the doubles point, winning at No. 1 and 2 doubles.

The duo of sophomore Mons Knudtzon (Oslo, Norway) and freshman Jose Morales (Bradenton, Fla.) beat the team of Carter and Berret, 8-6. Senior Robert Forai (Novi Sad, Serbia) and freshman Marcelo Locatelli (Londrina, Brazil) defeated Svard/Loubatie, 8-5.

Knudtzon also won the only singles point for Stony Brook, capturing the third set, 10-9, in a tiebreaker.

The Seawolves will continue conference play at Binghamton next Saturday. Stony Brook also will play Hartford later in the day.

UMBC 5, Stony Brook 2
Doubles
1. Knudtzon/Morales (SBU) def. Carter/Berret (UMBC) 8-6
2. Forai/Locatelli (SBU) def. Svard/Loubatie (UMBC) 8-5
3. Gray/Drean (UMBC) def. Timmermann/Degani (SBU) 8-6

Singles
1. Justin Carter (UMBC) def. Rick Timmermann (SBU) 6-3, 6-3
2. Mons Knudtzon (SBU) def. Melker Svard (UMBC) 7-5, 3-6, 10-9
3. Gaulthier Berret (UMBC) def. Jose Morales (SBU) 6-1, 6-1
4. Alex Drean (UMBC) def. Marcelo Locatelli (SBU) 6-4, 6-2
5. Kamal Patel (UMBC) def. Robert Forai (SBU) 6-2, 6-4
6. Daniel Gray (UMBC) def. Vinicius Degani (SBU)6-4, 6-2