WELLESLEY, Mass. (taken from a Babson press release) -- The Brandeis men's tennis team evened its record at 6-6 on the 2009-10 season wit ha 9-0 sweep over local rival Babson today. The Judges were especially impressive in singles action, where three won five different sets at love, one at each of the top five spots on the ladder.
After jumping out to an immediate 3-0 lead thanks to a sweep of doubles play, the Judges cotinued to shite at singles. Brandeis put together matching 6-1, 6-0 wins by juniors Nick White (Wellesley, Mass./Wellesley) and Simon Miller (Plantation, Fla./Plantation) at number one and two, respectively. Babson (3-8) senior captain Brian Lafayette (Burlington, Vt.) and rookie Simeon Human both put up strong fights in the opening set of their matches, but Lafayette eventually fell to Brandeis rookie Steven Milo (Woodbury, N.Y./Syosset), 7-5, 6-0, in the fourth spot and Human lost to sophomore Mike Tatarsky (Wayne, N.J./Wayne Hills) at six, 7-5, 6-2.
The Judges are back in action on Saturday afternoon at 3:30 p.m. when they travel to Tufts University.
Tennis Match Results
Brandeis University vs Babson College
Apr 01, 2010 at Babson Park, MA
Brandeis University 9, Babson College 0
1. Nick White (BRMTEN) def. Justin Albert (BAB) 6-1, 6-0
2. Simon Miller (BRMTEN) def. Ken Lin (BAB) 6-1, 6-0
3. Dave Yovanoff (BRMTEN) def. Austin Conti (BAB) 6-3, 6-0
4. Steven Milo (BRMTEN) def. Brian Lafayette (BAB) 7-5, 6-0
5. Seth Rogers (BRMTEN) def. Zach Ringer (BAB) 6-0, 6-1
6. Michael Tatarsky (BRMTEN) def. Simeon Human (BAB) 7-5, 6-2
1. Simon Miller/Nick White (BRMTEN) def. Brian Lafayette/Justin Albert (BAB) 8-3
2. Steven Milo/Dave Yovanoff (BRMTEN) def. Ken Lin/Austin Conti (BAB) 8-2
3. Fred Rozenshteyn/Ezra Bernstein (BRMTEN) def. Zach Ringer/Taylor Dutton (BAB) 8-3
Brandeis University 6-6
Babson College 3-8