Men's Tennis Sneaks Past Navy, 4-3

Andrew Dottino

Feb. 24, 2012

Final Stats

WASHINGTON - The Georgetown University men's tennis team won a close one over the United States Naval Academy on Friday afternoon at the Tose Family Tennis Center. With the matched tied at three, sophomore Andrew Dottino (New York, N.Y./The Pendleton School) won a three-set battle at No. 4 to edge the Midshipmen by a score of 4-3. Georgetown is now 6-3 on the season.

Georgetown won the singles point taking the first two matches at No. 2 and No. 3. The No. 2 pair of Dottino and freshman Alex Tropiano (Laurel Hollow, N.Y./Cold Spring Harbor) downed Nicholas Gutsche and Marcus Rebersak, 8-5. Freshman John Brosens (Bedford, N.Y./Brunswick School) and sophomore Casey Distaso (The Woodlands, Texas/Edmond North) defeated Blake Daniel and Chris Kenney at No. 3 by a score of 8-2 to pick up the doubles point.

Senior Andrew Bruhn (Storrs, Conn./E.O. Smith) started it out in singles play with a 7-5, 6-3 victory over Rebersak at No. 1 as the Hoyas went ahead 2-0. Navy came back to win at No. 3 before junior Charlie Caris (Des Moines, Iowa/Theodore Roosevelt) took the No. 2 spot with a 6-2, 3-6, 7-5 win over Peter McDonald.

Midshipmen victories at No. 5 and No. 6 tied the match at three, but Dottino was still battling at No. 4. The sophomore managed to pull out the 6-7 (6-8), 6-3, 7-6 (7-5) over Tyler Burnett to take the match for the Blue & Gray for the 4-3 victory.

The Hoyas will play over spring break before coming home for a match against the University of the District of Columbia on March 14 at the McDonough Outdoor Tennis Complex.

 

 

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September 12
2:00 PM
District of Columbia
Washington, D.C.
September 15
TBA
Penn
Philadelphia, Pa.
September 16
TBA
Penn
Philadelphia, Pa.
September 17
TBA
Penn
Philadelphia, Pa.
September 22
TBA
Joe Hunt Memorial
Annapolis, Md.
September 23
TBA
Joe Hunt Memorial
Annapolis, Md.
September 24
TBA
Joe Hunt Memorial
Annapolis, Md.
October 19
TBA
ITA Regionals
Lynchburg, Va.
October 20
TBA
ITA Regionals
Lynchburg, Va.
October 21
TBA
ITA Regionals
Lynchburg, Va.
October 22
TBA
ITA Regionals
Lynchburg, Va.
November 3
TBA
Jack Kramer Invitational
Palos Verdes, Calif.
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TBA
Jack Kramer Invitational
Palos Verdes, Calif.
November 5
TBA
Jack Kramer Invitational
Palos Verdes, Calif.