Bears Drop Opener to Nichols

Lucas Arora
Lucas Arora

NEW LONDON, Conn. – Nichols won four of the six singles and two doubles matches to beat Coast Guard 6-3 in the opening dual meet of the season.

Banks Evans and Lucas Arora won 8-6 at #2 doubles for the only Coast Guard win at doubles.

They both won at single for the Bears. Evans was a 6-1, 6-1 win at #1 singles and Arora won 7-5, 4-6, 10-4 at #4 singles in the loss. Four of the six singles matches went three sets.

Coast Guard is back in action on Tuesday when they host Division II Franklin Pierce at 3:30.

 

NICHOLS 6, COAST GUARD 3

SINGLES
#1 - Banks Evans (CG) def. Brandon Howard, 6-1, 6-1
#2 - Guilherme Barbosa (N) def. Arthur Wicke, 6-1, 5-7, 6-2
#3 - Peter Coletti (N) def. Chris Lansing, 4-6, 6-1, 7-6
#4 - Lucas Arora (CG) def. Jack Donaldson, 7-5, 4-6, 10-4
#5-  Jason Lee (N) def. James Vuille-Kowing, 6-2, 6-2
#6-  Kerem Subasi (N) def. Ryan Casey, 6-2, 6-0

DOUBLES
#1 - Howard/Barbosa (N) def. Lansing/Wicke, 8-3
#2 - Evans/Arora (CG) def. Coletti/Subasi, 8-6
#3 - Lee/Sam Kluger (N) def Casey/Vuille-Kowing, 8-3