#42-Ranked Bears Cruise Past Old Dominion, 5-2

#42-Ranked Bears Cruise Past Old Dominion, 5-2

March 30, 2004

Norfolk, VA - The Brown men's tennis team extended its record to 14-4 overall, including a 12-3 Spring, with a 5-2 victory over Old Dominion on Monday.

Brown captured the doubles point with all three doubles teams earning victories. At first doubles, senior Jamie Cerretani and junior Adil Shamasdin teamed for an 8-5 win; at second doubles, the duo of Kris Goddard and Zack Pasanen earned an 8-6 decision; and at third doubles, Nick Goldberg and senior Ben Brier captured an 8-5 victory.

The Bears captured four of six singles matches with Goldberg earning a tough 4-6, 6-2, 7-2 victory at number two. At fourth singles, Brier captured a 6-3, 6-0 win, while at number five, Pasanan earned a 6-3, 7-5 decision. At sixth singles, Richard Moss was leading 7-5, 5-4 when the match was stopped.

1.  Cerretani/Shamasdin (B) def. van der Merwe/Oskarsson (ODU), 8-5
2.  Goddard/Pasanen (B) def. Csanadi/ Mello (ODU), 8-6
3.  Goldberg/Brier (B) def. Grover/Milos (ODU), 8-5

SINGLES 1. Izak van der Merwe (ODU) def. Jamie Cerretani (B), 6-3,6-1 2. Nick Goldberg (B) def. Zoltan Csanadi (ODU), 4-6, 6-2,7-5 3. Calin Milos (ODU) def. Adil Shamasdin (B), 6-4, 6-1 4. Ben Brier (B) def. Henrique Cancado (ODU), 6-3, 6-0 5. Zachary Pasanen (B) def. Adriano Mello (ODU), 6-3, 7-5 6. Richard Moss (B) def. Niklas Oskarsson (ODU), 7-5, 5-4 ret.