February 2, 2013

Cougars Can't Keep Up With Vassar, 7-2

Poughkeepsie, N.Y. – Host Vassar College swept through the three doubles matches en route to a decisive 7-2 non-league win over Clark University in men's tennis action on Saturday afternoon at Walker Field House.

The Brewers, coming off of a NCAA Sweet 16 trip a season ago, remain undefeated at 3-0. The Cougars, meanwhile, are coming off of their best season in more than two decades now sit a 3-2.

Andrew Guzick (Rochester, N.Y.) and Dan Freeman (Big Flats, N.Y.) combined to top Diego Angel (Lima, Peru) and Dan Stein (Newton, Mass.) at No. 1 doubles, 8-4 and were followed up with Christian Phelps (Eau Claire, Wis.) and Evan Udine (Delray Beach, Fla.) registering an 8-2 win at No. 3 over Harris Rollinger (Lexington, Mass.) and Fernando Pinoargote (Guayaquil, Ecuador).

Nick Jasso (Olmito, Texas) and Daniel Cooper (Piedmont, Calif.) sent the Brewers into singles play ahead 3-0 with an 8-1 win over Zack Goodstein (Columbus, Ohio) and Antoine Martin (Bryn Mawr, Pa.).

Guzick posted an easy 6-1, 6-2 straight set win over Angel at No. 1, and Cooper followed suit at No. 4 in his 6-0, 6-1 triumph over Goodstein.

Udine was just as effective at No. 6, notching a 6-0, 6-1 win over Josh Burger (Fairfield, Conn.), while Freeman needed three sets – 4-6, 6-3, 6-3 to subdue the Cougars' Stein.

Clark did pick up a pair of wins in singles, as Martin downed Jasso in a marathon 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (7-4) at No. 3 and Pinoargote dropped Phelps 7-5, 6-3 at No. 5.

Vassar will host another team from the NEWMAC next Saturday when Coast Guard visits Walker Field House, while Clark off for a month until a spring break trip matchup with Wabash College.