NEW HAVEN, Conn. – The Brown men's tennis team finished play at the Connecticut State Championship at Yale (Sept. 23-25). Freshman Jacob Walker (Bethesda, Md.) reached the semifinals in the invite while the rookie and sophomore Charles Tan (Austin, Texas.) advanced to the quarterfinals in doubles play.
Seven teams were at the tournament in addition to Brown, including Boston College, Connecticut, Fairfield, Marist, Quinnipiac and Sacred Heart.
Senior Lucas Da Silveira (Incline Village, Nev.) - Top Half A Singles
Dylan King (Yale) def. Da Silveira, 7-6 (4), 2-0 ret.
Sophomore Mladen Mitak (Zagreb, Croatia) - Top Half A Singles
Kei Ezaka (Quinnipiac) def. Mitak, 6-0, 7-6 (2)
Consolation singles: Mitak def. Jacob Appleton (UConn), 4-6, 6-4, 10-5
Freshman Jacob Walker (Bethesda, Md.) - Top Half A Singles
Walker def. Lars Schouten (Marist), 6-4, 6-3
Walker def. Kei Ezaka (Quinnipiac), 6-0, 7-6 (2)
Andrew Heller (Yale) def. Walker, 6-3, 6-2
Sophomore Charles Tan (Austin, Texas) - Bottom Half A Singles
Alex Chieffalo (Boston College) def. Tan, 7-5, 2-6, 10-7
Consolation singles: Tan def. Axel Stern (Quinnipiac), 6-4, 6-2
Freshman Will Bader (New York, N.Y.) - Bottom Half A Singles
Dylan Appel (Fairfield) def. Bader, 6-2, 6-0
Consolation singles: Francisco Del Valle (Sacred Heart) def. Bader, 6-4, 6-4
Walker/Tan def. Cachapero/Koke (Quinnipiac), 7-6 (1)
Walker/Tan def. Kurz/Chanthalangsy (Marist), 6-1
Schouten/Fletcher (Marist) def. Mitak/Bader, 6-3
Mitak/Bader def. Hosokowa/Chapman (Sacred Heart), 6-2
The Bears next compete at the Dartmouth Invitational on Friday Oct. 7 through Sunday, Oct. 9. Prior to the invite, Haworth and Litsky will compete in the Saint Francis Health System ITA Men's All-American Championships starting on Saturday, Oct. 1.
Men’s Tennis Closes Out Play at the Connecticut State Championship