April 3, 2010

Bears Fall to Princeton, 5-2

PRINCETON, NJ -The Brown men's tennis team (10-11, 0-2) dropped its second straight Ivy match, falling to Princeton (7-10, 3-0), 5-2, on Saturday afternoon, as the Tigers remain undefeated in League play. The Bears won the doubles point with wins at #1 and #2, but claimed just one of the six singles matches, as Princeton won five of the six in straight sets. Freshman Tom Deighton (London, England) led the way, winning at #1 doubles with junior Kendrick Au (St. John's, NF) and posting Brown's lone singles win, 6-2, 4-6, 6-2, at #3. The Bears' other doubles victory came from freshman Mike Hill (Topsham, ME) and junior Charlie Posner (Cambridge, MA), who won, 8-4, at #2.

Princeton 5, Brown 2
Doubles

#1 Au/Deighton (Brown) def. Sjoji/Slow (Princeton) 8-6
#2 Hill/Posner (Brown) def. Lin/Spindler (Princeton) 8-4
#3 Faust/Pecotic (Princeton) def. Garrigues/Klanke (Brown) 8-3
Singles

#1 Charlie Brosens (Princeton) def. Kendrick Au (Brown) 7-6, 6-2
#2 Matija Pecotic (Princeton) def. Mike Hill (Brown) 6-2, 7-6
#3 Tom Deighton (Brown) def. Matt Slow (Princeton) 6-2, 4-6, 6-2
#4 Matt Spindler (Princeton) def. Timmy Klanke (Brown) 7-5, 6-4
#5 Alex Faust (Princeton) def. Charlie Posner (Brown) 6-3, 7-5
#6 Coleman Crutchfield (Princeton) def. Miles Garrigues (Brown) 6-4, 6-2

Pictured: Tom Deighton ’13. Photo by DSPics.net.