April 16, 2013

Coast Guard tennis falls at Conn. College

NEW LONDON, Conn.-The Coast Guard men's tennis team dropped a 7-2 decision today at Connecticut College in non-conference action. With the loss, the Bears fall to 3-10 on the year while Connecticut College improves its record to 2-8.

The Bears picked up a win in both a singles match and a doubles match, highlighted by freshman Weston Fortna at number four singles and his victory in straight sets; 6-2, 6-1.

In doubles action, the tandem of freshman Robert Renfrow and senior Blake Maurer was victorious at number two doubles, winning by a margin of 8-5.

Despite a strong showing, both Renfrow and freshman Mark Guentert ultimately lost their respective matches at number two and three singles, both falling in three sets. Renfrow fell 6-0, 5-7, 0-6 while Guentert went down 6-3, 2-6, 5-7.

The duo of Guentert and Fortna played a close march at number one doubles before succumbing by a final count of 8-5.

The Bears return to action on Thursday, April 18th when they host Roger Williams at 4:00 pm in a non-conference match.

 

Results

Singles

Joshua Suneby (Conn.) def. Blake Maurer (CGA) 6-4, 7-5

J.C. Cangelosi (Conn.) def. Robert Renfrow (CGA) 0-6, 7-5, 6-0

Jonathan Kraiger (Conn.) def. Mark Guentert (CGA) 3-6, 6-2, 7-5

Weston Fortna (CGA) def. Will Tucker (Conn.) 6-2, 6-1

Huan Nguyen (Conn.) def. Andrew Bryson (CGA) 6-1, 7-6

Emil Henry (Conn.) def. Jon Lightner (CGA) 6-0, 6-2

Doubles

Suneby/Kraiger (Conn.) def. Fortna/Guentert (CGA) 8-5

Maurer/Renfrow (CGA) def. Cangelosi/Jeff Basch (Conn.) 8-5

Nguyen/Tucker (Conn.) def. Lightner/Bryson (CGA) 8-4

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