March 13, 2010

Men's tennis blanks NYU at Middlebury

MIDDLEBURY, Vt. -- The Brandeis men's tennis team picked up a win in its spring New England debut with a 9-0 victory over UAA rivals NYU. The Judges swept doubles action, paced by an 8-0 victory at No. 2 by junior Steven Nieman (Forest Hills, N.Y./Benjamin Cardozo) and sophomore Mike Tatarsky (Wayne, N.J./Wayne).

In singles action, the Judges won three sets at love and three others by a 6-1 margin. Rookie Fred Rozenshteyn (Fair Lawn, N.J./Fair Lawn) had the easiest time withn a 6-0, 6-1 win at No. 4, while classmate Steven Milo (Woodbury, N.Y./Syosset) cruised at No. 6, 6-1, 6-1. Junior Nick White (Wellesley, Mass.) added a 6-2, 6-0 triumph at No. 2 singles.

With the win, the Judges improve to 5-2 on the season, while NYU falls to 0-4.

In their second match of the weekend at Middlebury, the Judges fell to host Middlebury, 8-1. Milo picked up the team's only win of the match, taking a tight match in three sets, 2-6, 7-6 (7-3), 7-5.

NCAA DIVISION III TENNIS
at Middebury, Vt. (Middlebury College)
Brandeis 9, New York University 0

SINGLES
1- Simon Miller (BR)  def. Jason Sacher (NYU) 6-3 7-5
2- Nick White (BR) def. Alex Stoler (NY) 6-2 6-0
3- Dave Yovanoff (BR) def. Eugene Tsarevskly (NYU) 6-0 6-3
4- Fred Rozenshteyn (BR) def. Pj Marranca (NYU) 6-0 6-1
5- Steven Nieman (BR) def. Matt Gross (NYU) 6-7 6-2 10-3 (Super breaker for 3rd set)
6- Steven Milo (BR) def. Phil Rosenstein (NYU) 6-1 6-1

DOUBLES
1- Miller/ White (BR) def. Stoler/Gross (NYU) 8-3
2- Nieman/Mike Tatarsky  (BR)  def. Tsarevskly/Sacher (NYU) 8-0
3- Yovanoff/ Rozenshtyn (BR) def. Rosenstein/Marranca (NYU) 8-5

Middlebury 8, Brandeis 1

SINGLES
1. Andrew Lee (MIDD) def. Simon Miller (BR), 6-2, 6-4
2. Andrew Peters (MIDD) def Nick White (BR), 6-3, 6-2
3. Peter Odell (MIDD) def. Dave Yovanoff (BR), 6-4, 6-2
4. Andrew Thomson (MIDD) def. Fred Rozenshteyn (BR), 6-0, 6-1
5. Derrick Angle (MIDD) def. Steven Nieman (BR), 6-1, 2-6, 6-2
6. Steven Milo (BR) def. Elliot Jia (MIDD) 2-6, 7-6(3), 7-5

DOUBLES
1. Lee/Thomson (MIDD) def. Miller/White (BR), 8-2
2. Olsen/Peters (MIDD) def. Nieman/Tatarsky (BR), 8-1
3. Angle/Mason (MIDD) def. Yovanoff/Rozenshteyn (BR), 8-3

TEAM RECORDS: Brandeis, 5-3; NYU 0-4; Middlebury, 3-0.

 

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