Bears Fall at Home to NYU

Mark Guentert
Mark Guentert

NEW LONDON, Conn. -- Mark Guentert won at #1 singles teamed with Weston Fortna to win at #1 doubles, but it wasn't enough as the Bears lost to NYU 6-3 in a non-conference match.

Coast Guard drops to 7-4 on the season while NYU improves to 3-6 this year.

Guentert posted a 6-2, 3-6, 6-2 win at #1 singles while John Hu won 6-2, 6-4 at #5 singles for Coast Guard.

Guentert and Fortna posted a thrilling 9-8 win at #1 doubles winning the tiebreaker 10-7.

Ben Errington and Thomas Hackett also picked up a point at #2 doubles before falling 9-7.

The Bears are back in action on Wednesday when they host Springfield in a New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) match at 3:30. 

NYU 6, COAST GUARD 3

SINGLES
#1 – Mark Guentert (CG) def. Sidd Thangirala, 6-2, 3-6, 6-2
#2 – Ben Teoh (NYU) def. Thomas Hackett, 6-2, 6-2
#3 – Umberto Setter (NYU) def. Robert Renfrow, 6-2, 6-0
#4 – Matt DeMichiel (NYU) def. Weston Fortna, 7-5, 6-2
#5 – John Hu (CG) def. Jiri Honajzer, 6-2, 6-4
#6 – Yanik Parsch (NYU) def. Mike Melampy, 6-3, 6-1

DOUBLES
#1 – Guentert/Fortna (CG) def. Sammy Aronson/Thangirala, 9-8 (10-7)
#2 – Setter/Shrikar Kundur (NYU) def. Ben Errington/Thomas Hackett, 9-7
#3 – DeMichiel/Teoh (NYU) def. Melampy/Jack Phillips, 8-3