September 18, 2010

Bears Win Three Doubles Flights at Northeast Intercollegiate

PROVIDENCE, RI - The Brown men's tennis team continued action at the Northeast Intercollegiate on Saturday afternoon with three doubles pairings winning their respective flights and a fourth pairing winning the backdraw of their flight. In singles action, six Bears will face off against each other on Sunday in the finals of three flights, while two more players are also in the finals of their flights, as Brown has eight members of the team scheduled to play in Sunday's singles finals.

In doubles action, Brown's teams of sophomore Tom Deighton (London, England) and freshman Brandon Burke (Kingston, Jamaica) claimed the Circle Flight, whlie the team of freshman Sam Fife (Scarsdale, NY) and senior Kendrick Au (St. John's, NF) won the Square flight. Junior Andrew Yazmer (Simsbury, CT) and freshman Soufiane Azargui (Burlington, ONT) won the Star flight, while sophomores Luciano Musella (Fort Lauderdale, FL) and Miles Garrigues claimed the backdraw of the Heart flight.

Brown concludes action at the Northeast Intercollegiate on Sunday with the following members of the team schedule to compete in singles finals: Fife, Deighton, sophomore Mike Hill (Topsham, ME), sophomore Timmy Klanke (Potomac, MD), Au, Burke, Azargui, and Musella.

Complete Day 2 Brown Results
Red Draw
Semifinals - Sam Fife (Brown) def. C. Balistrieri (Bryant) 6-0, 6-1; Tom Deighton (Brown) def. Joris Van Eck (Marist) 6-0, 6-3
Orange Draw
Semifinals - Mike Hill (Brown) def. Nicolas Pisecky (Marist) 6-2, 6-4; Timmy Klanke (Brown) def. Juan Parades (Bryant) 6-2, 6-2
Yellow Draw
Semifinals - Kendrick Au (Brown) def. F. Rozenshteyn (Brandeis) 6-0, 6-1; Brandon Burke (Brown) def. Matt Himmelsbach (Marist) 6-4, 5-7, 6-4
Green Draw
Semifinals - Soufiane Azargui (Brown) def. Landon Greene (Marist) 6-4, 6-1
Backdraw Semifinals - Josh Katten (Bucknell) def. Andrew Yazmer (Brown) 6-2, 1-6, (10-6)
Blue Draw
Semifinals - Luciano Musella (Brown) def. Evan ZImmer (Bucknell) 4-6, 6-1, 5-5 ret.
Backdraw Semifinals - M. von Nordheim (Marist) def. Miles Garrigues (Brown) 7-5, 6-1
Circle Draw
Semifinals - Deighton/Burke (Brown) def. White/Yovanoff (Brandeis) 8-5
Finals - Deighton/Burke (Brown) def. Balistrieri/Parades (Bryant) 8-3
Square Draw
Semifinals - Fife/Au (Brown) def. Callahan/Hill (Bryant) 8-1
Finals - Fife/Au (Brown) def. Katten/Zimmer (Bucknell) 8-4
Triangle Draw
Semifinals - Pisecky/Foster (Marist) def. Hill/Klanke (Brown) 8-5
Third Place - Hill/Klanke (Brown) def. Parzieli/Gelman (Bryant) 8-3
Star Draw
Semifinals - Yazmer/Azargui (Brown) def. Spellberg/Berkowitz (Colgate) 8-4
Finals - Yazmer/Azargui (Brown) def. Rosen/Bernstein (Bucknell) 8-1
Heart Draw
Backdraw Semifinals - Musella/Garrigues (Brown) def. Cubrilo/Brown (Brandeis) 8-2
Backdraw Finals - Musella/Garrigues (Brown) def. Corrigan/Cournoyer (Bryant) 8-2

Pictured: Kendrick Au '11. Photo by DSPics.net.