Men's Tennis Completes Play at UVA Fall Classic

Men's Tennis Completes Play at UVA Fall Classic

Charlottesville, Va. - Sophomore Biyik Akinshemoyin (Laurel, Md./Resevoir) fell to eventual flight winner Florin Radu of Princeton, 6-0, 6-3 as UMBC completed play at the 2014 UVA Fall Classic.

The Retrievers had several other consolation matches on the slate, but were unable to pull off any victories. Senior Daniel Gray (Bowie, Md./The Bullis School) won a first-set tie-breaker over GW's Chris Fletcher, 7-6 (4), but eventually succumbed, 6-7, 6-0, 10-3.

UMBC will begin competition in the ITA Regional Tournament on Oct. 15.

2014 UVA Fall Classic (Results Through Oct. 5)

Blue Singles

Jonny Cornish, UVA def. Alex Drean, UMBC, 6-2, 6-4

Consolation: Drean def. Shamael Chaundhry, Davidson, 6-4, 6-2

Sebastian Salinas, JMU def. Drean, 6-0, 7-6 (6)

Orange Singles

Jorge Azuero, Liberty def. Daniel Gray, UMBC, 7-5, 6-3

Consolation: Gray def. Max Kane, Bucknell, 6-7 (4), 6-4, 6-4

Chris Fletcher, GW def. Gray, 6-7 (4), 6-0, 10-3

White Singles

Brett Moorhead, JMU def. Justin Lansinger, UMBC, 6-0, 6-1

Consolation: Michell Meekers, Radford def. Lansinger, 7-5, 6-3

Joe Hill, George Mason def. Lansinger, 6-0, 6-1

Black Singles

Ricardo Pabon,  ETSU def. Jeremy Gibbens, 6-3, 6-4

Consolation: George Cartledge, VT def. Gibbens, 7-5, 6-2

Octavio Canibe, Bucknell, def. Gibbens, 6-3, 6-2

Gold Singles

QF: Biyik Akinshemoyin def. Ben Gerber, Bucknell, 5-7, 6-4, 6-4

SF: Florin Radu, Princeton def. Biyik Akinshemoyin, 6-0, 6-3

Red Singles

David Botti, ODU def. Kevin Hsieh, UMBC, 7-6 (3), 6-2

Consolation: Fernando Amon, ETSU def. Hsieh, 6-1, 6-1

 

Orange Doubles

QF: Gray/Drean def. Bybel/Kane, Bucknell, 8-5

SF: Gray/Drean def. Weindl/Glavin, ODU, 8-7 (1)

Finals: Gray/Drean def. Svensson, VCU/Cornish, UVA, 8-2

Black Doubles

QF: Cartledge/Ribas, VT def. Lansinger/Hsieh, UMBC, 8-3

Gold Doubles

Chaundry/Khrapko, Davidson def. Gibbens/Akinshemoyin, 8-5