Orlando, Fla. – The Clark University men's tennis team opened up the spring portion of their 2017 schedule with an 8-1 loss to Oglethorpe University on Monday morning at Oak Street Park Community Center.
The Cougars' lone victory came at No. 1 singles where Barun Gill (Union City, Calif.) bested Richard Johnson in straight sets.
Gill was also part of the No. 1 doubles team with Jack Han (Bakersfield, Calif.) that nearly knocked off the Oglethorpe duo of Johnson and Michael Allen, 9-8 (7-1).
How It Happened:
No. 1 - Barun Gill (CLK) def. Richard Johnson (OGLE) 6-4, 6-2
No. 2 - Dustin Bowie (OGLE) def. Jack Han (CLK) 6-4, 6-4
No. 3 - Zoe Raymond (OGLE) def. Vladislav Tolmachev (CLK) 6-0, 6-0
No. 4 - Michael Santaloci (OGLE) def. Teodor Nicola-Antoniu (CLK) 6-1, 6-3
No. 5 - Matthew Magee (OGLE) def. Ian Levy (CLK) 6-1, 6-1
No. 6 - Michael Allen (OGLE) def. Jimmy Keogh (CLK) 4-6, 6-1, 1-0 (10-8)
No. 1 - Richard Johnson/Michael Allen (OGLE) def. Barun Gill/Jack Han (CLK) 9-8 (7-1)
No. 2 - Zoe Raymond/Michael Santaloci (OGLE) def. Vladislav Tolmachev/Lenny Siegel (CLK) 8-2
No. 3 - Dustin Bowie/Jacob Bertram (OGLE) def. Teodor Nicola-Antoniu/Andrey Samodaev (CLK) 9-8 (7-3)
Clark will have little time to recover as they will face Penn State Berks later today at 6:00 p.m.