Men's tennis beats Hartford; falls to Binghamton

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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.

Knudtzon won his singles match, 6-2, 6-1. Stony Brook received singles wins from freshman Marcelo Locatelli (Londrina, Brazil) and sophomore Albert Fontova (Lleida, Spain).

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
1. Knudtzon/Morales (SBU) win 9-7
2. Locatelli/Forai (SBU) lead. 7-5
3. Timmermann/Degani (SBU) win 8-1

1. Rick Timmermann (SBU) lead. Jordan Badenko (UH) 6-1, 2-5
2. Mons Knudtzon (SBU) def. Marco Neves (UH) 6-2, 6-1
3. Jose Morales (SBU) lead. Nicholas Sharwarko (UH) 6-3, 5-3
4. Marcelo Locatelli (SBU) def. Josh Isaacson (UH) 6-3, 6-1
5. Robert Forai (SBU) lead. Luis Montes (UH) 6-1, 4-2
6. Albert Fontova (SBU) def. Bogdan Nedelcu (UH) 6-1, 6-1



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

1. Sid Hazarika (BU) def. Rick Timmermann (SBU), 6-1, 6-2
2. Mons Knudtzon (SBU) def. Alexander Maisin (BU), 0-6, 6-2, 6-2
3. Robin Lesage (BU) trailed Jose Morales (SBU), 2-6, 6-4, 0-2 susp.
4. Ismael Dinia (BU) def. Marcelo Locatelli (SBU), 7-6, 6-3
5. Ruben Haggai (BU) def. Robert Forai (SBU), 6-2, 6-2
6. Florian van Kann (BU) def. Vinicius Degani (SBU), 6-1, 6-1