April 25, 2012

Bears Win; Earn #2 Seed in NEWMAC Tourney

NEW LONDON, CONN.--(4/25/12)--Coast Guard won five of the six singles matches and swept the doubles matches to beat Clark 8-1 in the final New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) match of the season.

The Bears clinched the second seed in this weekend's NEWMAC tournament improving to 11-6 overall and finishing 4-1 in conference play. Clark is 15-3 overall and 3-2 in the conference finishing third. The Bears and Cougars will meet once again on Saturday in the NEWMAC tournament semifinals at 3 p.m. at MIT.

Josh Fischer won 4-6, 7-5, 10-8 at #2 singles, Nick Martin won 6-1, 6-2 at #3, Blake Maurer was a 6-1, 6-2 winner at # 4 singles while Matt Faha won 6-1, 2-6, 12-10 at #5 and Jon Lightner was a 5-7, 6-2, 10-4 winner at #6 singles for the Bears.

and Mitchell won 8-4 at # 1 doubles, Fischer and Maurer were a 8-1 winner at #2 doubles while Faha and Andrew Bryson won 8-6 at #3 doubles for Coast Guard.

COAST GUARD 8, CLARK 1

SINGLES
#1-Diego Angel (Cl) def. Greg Mitchell 6-4, 6-4
#2-Josh Fischer (CG) def. Dan Stein 4-6, 7-5, 10-8
#3-Nick Martin (CG) def. Zack Goodstein 6-1, 6-2
#4-Blake Maurer (CG) def. Josh Burger 6-2, 6-2
#5-Matt Faha (CG) def. Joel Simonson 6-1, 2-6, 12-10
#6-Jon Lightner (CG) def. Dan Hall 5-7, 6-2, 10-4

DOUBLES
#1-Martin/Mitchell (CG) def. Angel/Goodstein 8-4
#2-Fischer/Maurer (CG) def. Stein/Burger 8-1
#3-Faha/Andrew Bryson (CG) def. Hall/Phillip Porter 8-6

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