Bears Wrap up Competition at Northeast Intercollegiate

Sept. 17, 2007

PROVIDENCE, RI - The Brown men's tennis team concluded action at the Northeast Intercollegiate and saw some promising results from its three freshmen, as Kendrick Au (St. John's, NF) won the #3 Singles Flight and Jonathan Pearlman (New York, NY) finished as the runner-up in the #1 Singles Flight. In doubles action, Pearlman combined with classmate Charlie Posner (Cambridge, MA) to win the second flight as Brown won three flights overall in addition juniors Chris Lee (Sudbury, MA) and Basu Ratnam (Oyster Bay, NY) claiming the top doubles flight on Saturday.

In addition to the Northeast Intercollegiate results, senior Saurabh Kohli (Colaba, Mumbai, India) and sophomore Nathaniel Gorham (Los Altos Hills, CA) were both in Charlottesville, NC taking part in the Virginia Invitational.

NORTHEAST INTERCOLLEGIATE RESULTS - Day 3 (Brown only)
#1 Doubles
Consolation Semifinals: Garland/Gardner (B) def. Coley/Green (Marist) 8-5. Consolation Finals: Garland/Gardner (B) vs. Sessagesimi/Pisecky (Marist) DNP.

#2 Doubles
Finals: Pearlman/Posner (B) def. Nolan/Wong (BC) 8-6. Consolation Semifinals (5th place bracket): Garcia/Abji (Niagara) def. Simmons/Au (B) 8-7 (7).

#1 Singles
Semifinals: Jonathan Pearlman (B) def. Walter Garcia (Niagara) 6-2, 6-0; Finals: Phil Stephens (FDU) def. Jonathan Pearlman (B) 4-6, 6-4, 6-4. Consolation Semifinals: Jason Sechrist (BC) def. Sam Garland (B) default. Consolation Semifinals (5th place bracket): Noah Gardner (B) def. Michael Kalfayan (Harvard) default. Consolation Finals (5th place bracket): Luka Djordevic (Hofstra) def. Noah Gardner (B).

#2 Singles
Semifinals: Matt Gordon (FDU) def. Charlie Posner (B) 6-2, 6-3. Consolation Semifinals (5th Place Bracket): Ryan Sandburg (Bucknell) def. Cody Simmons (B) 5-7, 6-2, 10-8.

#3 Singles
Semifinals: Kendrick Au (B) def. Zack Hascoe (Bucknell) 6-3, 6-2. Finals: Kendrick Au (B) def. Jared Dorfman (URI) 6-3, 6-7, 6-2.

VIRGINIA INVITATIONAL RESULTS (Brown Only)
Blue Singles
First Round: Chris Clayton (Harvard) def. Saurabh Kohli (B) 6-4, 6-4. Consolation Quarterfinals: Kazuya Komada (Western Michigan) def. Saurabh Kohli (B) 6-1, 6-3.

Green Singles
First Round: Nathaniel Gorham (B) def. Jason Morgenstern (Wake Forest) 6-1, 6-4. Quarterfinals: Aaron Carpenter (Duke) def. Nathaniel Gorham (B) 6-3, 6-1.

A-1 Doubles
First Round: Goulet/Price (Duke) def. Kohli/Gorham (B) 8-1. Consolation Quarterfinals: Hayes/Lucien (Harvard) def. Kohli/Gorham (B) default.