Bears Open Spring Season With Split

Jan. 20, 2009

PROVIDENCE, RI - The Brown men's tennis team split a pair of matches with Boston College (L, 5-2) and Bryant (W, 7-0) on Monday, January 19, as it opened the spring portion of its schedule. Sophomore Jonathan Pearlman (New York, NY) helped to lead the Bears, winning both of his singles matches at #1 singles. He defeated Thomas Nolan of BC, 7-5, 7-6, and then earned a 6-3, 6-1 win over Cristian Balestrieri of Bryant in the afternoon.

COMPLETE RESULTS
Boston College 5, Brown 2
Doubles
#1 Nolan/Kreutzer (BC) def. Lee/Gardner (Brown) 8-4
#2 Au/Gorham (Brown) def. Garber/Davidson (BC) 8-6
#3 Wagner/Muppidi (BC) def. Posner/Pearlman (Brown) 8-5
Singles
#1 Jonathan Pearlman (Brown) def. Thomas Nolan (BC) 7-5, 7-6
#2 Chris Lee (Brown) def. Alex Rastorgouev (BC) 6-1, 6-3
#3 Erik Kreutzer (BC) def. Nathaniel Gorham (Brown) 7-6, 7-6
#4 Akash Muppidi (BC) def. Noah Gardner (Brown) 6-1, 1-6, 7-5
#5 Brian Locklear (BC) def. Kendrick Au (Brown) 6-3, 4-6, 6-4
#6 Alex Skinner (BC) def. Jimmy Crystal (Brown) 6-4, 6-4

Brown 7, Bryant 0
Doubles
#1 Lee/Gardner (Brown) def. Balestrieri/Whitny (Bryant) 8-2
#2 Posner/Gorham (Brown) def. Gardiner/Nowak (Bryant) 8-2
#3 Crystal/Yazmer (Brown) def. Raho/Hill (Bryant) 8-3
Singles
#1 Jonathan Pearlman (Brown) def. Cristian Balestrieri (Bryant) 6-3, 6-1
#2 Noah Gardner (Brown) def. Kevin Gardiner (Bryant) 6-1, 6-0
#3 Charlie Posner (Brown) def. Dylan Whitny (Bryant) 6-0, 6-0
#4 Kendrick Au (Brown) def. Tom Nowak (Bryant) 6-2, 6-1
#5 Andrew Yazmer (Brown) def. Nicoli Hill (Bryant) 6-2, 6-3
#6 Jimmy Crystal (Brown) def. Andrew Orbotig (Bryant) 6-0, 6-2