September 16, 2008

Men's tennis downs Bentley, 8-1, in first dual match of fall season

WALTHAM, Mass. -- The Brandeis men's tennis team opened its fall campaign with a convincing 8-1 win over cross-town rival Bentley College today. The Judges were paced at the top of the lineup by sophomore Steve Nieman (Forest Hills, N.Y.), who won 6-2, 4-6, 10-5 at No. 1 singles and teamed with rookie Mike Tatarsky (Wayne, N.J.) for an 8-4 win at No. 2 doubles. Senior captain Scott Schulman (Wethersfield, Conn.) had the quickest singles match at No. 3 with a 6-0, 6-3, victory, while sophomore Simon Miller (Plantation, Fla.) was a 6-2, 6-1, winner at No. 2. Miller and Schulman also teamed for an 8-5 victory at No. 1 doubles.Brandeis 8, Bentley 1
at Bentley College

Singles

1) Steve Nieman (BR) def Jigar Gada (B) 6-2, 4-6, 10-7

2) Simon Miller (BR) def Jon Scher (B) 6-1, 6-2

3) Scott Schulman (BR) def Miles Holman (B) 6-0, 6-3

4) Michael Tatarsky (BR) def Michael Dolan (B) 6-4, 6-3

5) Seth Rogers (BR) def Matthew Chase (B) 7-5, 6-3

6) Craig Elman (BR) def Mark Sansoucie (B) 6-4, 7-5

Doubles

1) Simon Miller and Scott Schulman (BR) def. Jigar Gada and Alec Spycher (B) 8-5

2) Steven Nieman and Michael Tatarsky (BR) def. Michael Dolan and Stephen Sparks (B) 8-5

3) Miles Holman and Jon Scher (B) def Seth Rogers and Vasin Vongcharoenrat 8-3