Men's Tennis Falls at Princeton
PRINCETON, NJ – The University at Buffalo's three-match men's tennis winning streak was snapped on Saturday afternoon as the Bulls fell to No. 55 Princeton, 7-0, at Jadwin Gymnasium.
Although the Bulls (5-3) dropped all seven points, UB forced Princeton (6-3) into a pair of third set super-tiebreaker singles matches. In the number two match, Damien David fell 10-8 in his final set to Zack McCourt. David had won the second set, 6-3, to force the third set. At number three, Sebastian Ionescu dropped an 11-9 decision to Matt Spinder. Ionescu won the second set, 7-6.
The Bulls return home to host NJIT tomorrow at 1:00 pm at the Miller Tennis Center.
Princeton 7, Buffalo 0
1 Matija Pecotic/Zack McCourt (P) d. Damien David/Akhil Mehta (UB), 8-1
2 Matt Spindler/Dan Davies (P) d. Vusa Hove/Sebastian Ionescu (UB), 8-1
Order of finish: 1,2,3
1 Matija Pecotic (P) d. Vusa Hove (UB), 6-1, 6-0
2 Zack McCourt (P) d. Damien David (UB), 6-1, 3-6, 1-0 (8)
3 Matt Spindler (P) d. Sebastian Ionescu (UB), 6-3, 6-7, 1-0 (9)
4 Augie Bloom (P) d. Pablo Alvarez (UB), 7-5, 6-3
5 Dan Richardson (P) d. Ashwin Sharma (UB), 6-3, 6-4
6 Jonathan Carcione (P) d. Akhil Mehta (UB), 6-0, 6-3
Order of finish: 1,6,4,5,2,3