March 22, 2009

Schulman wins, but men's tennis falls to Tufts, 8-1

MEDFORD, Mass. -- The  Brandeis men's tennis team, facing an opponent from the NESCAC for the fourth-straight match, dropped an 8-1 decision at Tufts University despite some quality play at the top of the line-up.

The Judges dropped to 5-7 with their fifth straight loss. Senior Scott Schulman (Wethersfield, Conn./Wethersfield) provided the Judges' only win, with a 7-6, 6-2 victory at No. 2 singles. He won the first set in a 7-5 tiebreaker. Schulman and sophomore Simon Miller (Plantation, Fla./Plantation) nearly earned a point in doubles action, falling 9-7 at No. 1 singles. Miller also had a tough loss at No. 1, falling in a third-set super-tiebreaker, 11-9, after splitting the first two sets, falling 6-2 in the first and winning the second, 6-3.

NCAA DIVISION III MEN'S TENNIS
Tufts 8, Brandeis 1
at Medford, Mass.

SINGLES
1. Jon Trott (T) def. Simon Miller (B), 6-2, 3-6, (11-9)
2. Scotty Schulman (B) def. Jake Fountain (T), 7-6 (5), 6-2
3. Andrew Rosen (T) def. Seth Rogers (B), 6-3, 6-1
4. Tony Carucci (T) def. Mayur Kasetty (B), 6-2, 7-5
5. Garrett Schuman (T) def. Josh Bookman (B), 6-1, 6-0
6. Brian Wilner (T) def. Craig Elman (B), 6-1, 6-0

DOUBLES
1. Kai Victoria/Jake Fountain (T) def. Simon Miller/Scotty Schulman (B), 9-7
2. Paul Kohlstamm/Daniel Landers (T) def. Josh Bookman/Seth Rogers (B), 8-1
3. Morrie Bossen/Sam Laber (T) def. Craig Elman/Mayur Kasetty (B), 8-2



Order of finish
Doubles -- 2, 3, 1
Singles -- 6, 5, 1, 3, 4, 2