March 27, 2010

Men's tennis drops 6-3 decision to No. 12 Amherst

BABSON PARK, Mass. -- The Brandeis men's tennis team dropped its second-straight 6-3 decision against a nationally-ranked team on March 27, falling to 12th-ranked Amherst at Babson.

Junior transfer Nick White (Wellesley, Mass./Wellesley) led the Judges with wins at No. 1 singles and doubles. White teamed with junior Simon Miller (Plantation, Fla./Plantation) for an 8-6 win in doubles before rallying from a set dowin in singles action to take a 0-6, 7-5, 6-4 victory. Rookie Steven Milo (Woodbury, N.Y./Syosset) improved to 11-2 on the season at No. 6 singles with a 6-4, 6-1 win. The Judges dropped two other three-set matches.


SINGLES
1. Nick White (B) def. Austin Chafetz (A) 0-6, 7-5,6-4
2. Simon Miller (B) l. Mark Kahan (A), 6-2, 6-4
3. Dave Yovanoff (B) l. Moritz Koenig (A), 6-0, 6-3
4. Steven Nieman (B) l. Wes Waterman (A), 6-0, 5-7, 6-2
5. Fred Rozenshteyn (B) l. Sean Doerffler (A), 2-6, 6-0, 6-4
6. Steven Milo (B) def. Surain Asokaraj (A), 6-4, 6-1

DOUBLES
1. White/Miller (B) def. Robby Sorrel/Chafetz (A)8-6
2. Yovanoff/Milo (B) l. Koenig/Kahan (A), 8-2
3. Nieman/Mike Tatarsky (B) l. Waterman/Doerffler (A), 8-2

TEAM RECORDS: Brandeis, 5-6. Amherst, 14-7.