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Men's Tennis Builds Momentum For America East Championships with 6-1 Win at Navy
UMBC evened its record at 9-9, heading into next weekendís America East Conference Tournament. Navy slipped to 16-8 on the campaign.
"I was really proud of the guys today bouncing back from a flat performance against
The Retrievers came out strong to capture the doubles point, winning matches at the Nos. 2 and 3 slots. At the No. 2 position, a pair of freshmen, Juan Manuel Aranzazu (
Patel and Aranzazu gave the Retrievers a 3-0 lead with straight-set singles victories. Patel knocked off Alex Sisk, 6-2, 6-2, at the No. 6 position and Aranzazu bested Daniel Blake, 6-4, 6-2, at the No. 3 hole.
Junior Gaulthier Berret (Lagny Sur Marne, France) clinched the match for the Retrievers with a 6-4, 6-1 victory over Navyís Nicholas Gutsche at No. 4 singles.
Senior Cristian Hodel (Calarasi,
Seeding for the America East Tournament will be announced this week. The tournament will be contested at the U.S. National Tennis Center in