Tennis Falls to Conn. College, 6-3

NEW LONDON, Conn.-The Coast Guard tennis team won at number one and two singles as well as number one doubles but it wasn't enough as the Bears dropped a 6-3 decision to Conn. College on Thursday afternoon. The loss drops the Bears to 2-5 on the season while the Camels improve to 4-1 with the victory.

Sophomores Robert Renfrow (6-4, 6-4) and Mark Guentert (6-1, 6-2) both earned straight set victories at number one and two singles, respectively. Classmate Weston Fortna (2-6, 6-4, 2-6) suffered a hard-fought three-set defeat at number three singles.

On the doubles side, the pairing of Guentert and Fortna earned an 8-6 victory at number one while the duo of Renfrow and junior Alex Mead dropped a heart-breaker by a count of 7-9 at number two doubles.

Coast Guard returns to action on Saturday, March 29th when they host Wheaton in their New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference opener at 1pm.


  1. 1.       Robert Renfrow (CGA) def. Josh Suneby (Conn.) 6-4, 6-4
  2. 2.       Mark Guentert (CGA) def. JC Cangelosi (Conn.) 6-1, 6-2
  3. 3.       Jonathan Kraiger (Conn.) def. Weston Fortna (CGA) 6-2, 4-6, 6-2
  4. 4.       Jonathan Deeter (Conn.) def. Jon Lightner (CGA) 6-0, 6-1
  5. 5.       Jonathan Sokolsky (Conn.) def. Alex Mead (CGA) 6-2, 6-0
  6. 6.       Will Tucker (Conn.) def. Bruce Kim (CGA) 6-1, 6-3


  1. 1.       Guentert/Fortna (CGA) def. Deeter/Kraiger (Conn.) 8-6
  2. 2.       Cangelosi/Subeby (Conn.) def. Mead/Renfrow (CGA) 9-7
  3. 3.       Maffa/Butturini (Conn.) def. Kim/Lightner (CGA) 8-2