Men's tennis beats Hartford; falls to Binghamton
April 6, 2013
Vestal, N.Y. -
The Stony Brook men's tennis team picked up its first victory of the season with a 4-0 win over Hartford. Sophomore Mons Knudtzon (Oslo, Norway) led the way with a victory at No. 1 doubles and No. 2 singles.
The Seawolves lost to Binghamton, 5-1, earlier in the day.
Knudtzon teamed with freshman Jose Morales (Bradenton, Fla.) for a 9-7 victory in doubles action. Freshmen Rick Timmermann (Wesley Chapel, Fla.) and Vinicius Degani (Sao Paulo, Brazil) clinched the doubles point with an 8-1 win at No. 3 doubles.
The Seawolves' only singles win against the Bearcats came from Knudtzon, who won 0-6, 6-2, 6-2 at No. 2 singles.
Stony Brook will host Boston University and NJIT next weekend. The match against the Highlanders will be Senior Day.
Stony Brook 4, Hartford 0
Binghamton 5, Stony Brook 1
1. Bastian Bornkessel/Hazarika (BU) def. Knudtzon/Morales (SBU), 8-5
2. Eliott Hureau/Haggai (BU) trailed Forai/Locatelli (SBU), 5-6 susp.
3. Lesage/Dinia (BU) def. Timmermann/Degani (SBU), 8-4