#Seawolves top UMBC to advance to America East Championship final
April 25, 2014
Columbia, Md. -
The Stony Brook men's tennis team will play for America East Championship title after defeating UMBC, 4-3, in a thrilling match that came down to the final singles flight.
With the match tied at three, freshman Raphael Termat (Nice, France) out-dueled UMBC's Melker Svaard in a three-set tiebreaker, winning 6-4 at No. 2 to lift the Seawolves to the title game.
The Seawolves took a 1-0 lead into singles play with doubles wins at No. 1 and No. 3. Both matches ended with 8-6 decisions.
Stony Brook will face Binghamton, a 4-0 winner over Hartford, on Sunday, April 27 at 10 a.m. The Seawolves lost to the Bearcats, 4-2, on April 18.
No. 3 Stony Brook 4, No. 2 UMBC 3