Men's tennis downs Babson, 8-1

WALTHAM, Mass. -- The Brandeis men's tennis team got back to winning ways today with a decisive 8-1 win over rival Babson College. The Judges improve to 6-9 on the season, while the Beavers fall to 5-7.

Brandeis was led by junior Seth Rogers (Gainesville, Fla/Eastside), who lost just two games on the day. Rogers teamed with sophomore Mayur Kasetty (Northboro, Mass./St. Johns) for an 8-1 win at No. 2 doubles, and then proceeded to take a 6-0, 6-1, decision at No. 3 singles. Senior captain Scott Schulman (Wethersfield, Conn./Wethersfield) also won a set at love, winning 6-0, 6-4, at No. 1 singles in his first match of the season in the top spot. Schulman and sophomore Simon Miller (Plantation, Fla./Plantation) were 8-3 victors at No. 1 doubles. Miller went on to a 6-3, 6-1, win at No. 2 singles.

Babson's only victory came at No. 5 singles, where junior Brian Lafayette (Burlington, Vt./Burlington) won in a third-set super-tiebreaker, 6-4, 4-6, 10-4.

Brandeis University 8, Babson College 1
Apr 06, 2009 at Waltham, Mass.

  Singles
1. Scott Schulman (BRMTEN) def. Justin Albert (BABSON) 6-0, 6-4
2. Simon Miller (BRMTEN) def. Alex Kamergorodsky (BABSON) 6-3, 6-1
3. Seth Rogers (BRMTEN) def. Austin Conti (BABSON) 6-0, 6-1
4. Mayur Kasetty (BRMTEN) def. Ken Lin (BABSON) 6-3, 6-4
5. Brian Lafayette (BABSON) def. Josh Bookman (BRMTEN) 6-4, 4-6, 10-4
6. Craig Elman (BRMTEN) def. Moises Numa (BABSON) 7-6 (7-5), 3-6, 10-7

Doubles
1. Miller/Schulman (BRMTEN) def. Kamergorodsky/Lafayette (BABSON) 8-3
2. Kasetty/Rogers (BRMTEN) def. Conti/Lin (BABSON) 8-1
3. Bookman/Elman (BRMTEN) def. Albert/Numa (BABSON) 8-6

Match Notes
Babson College 5-7
Brandeis University 6-9
#5 and #6 singles decided in third-set super-tiebreaker