Men's Tennis Bounces Back With 6-1 Win Over Bucknell

Charlie Caris

March 30, 2012

Final Stats

WASHINGTON - After a pair of rainouts and a tough loss over the past week, the Georgetown University men's tennis team bounced back in a big way with a 6-1 victory over the Bucknell University Bison (5-9) on Friday afternoon at the McDonough Outdoor Tennis Complex. With the win, the Hoyas are now 9-6 on the season as the team opens BIG EAST Conference play tomorrow.

The Hoyas started strong, picking up the doubles point as seniors Andrew Bruhn (Storrs, Conn./E.O. Smith) and Brian Ward (Darwin, Minn./Litchfield) won, 8-2, at No. 1. Despite a loss at No. 2, GU answered with the 9-7 battle at No. 3 as junior Charlie Caris (Des Moines, Iowa/Theodore Roosevelt) and sophomore Casey Distaso (The Woodlands, Texas/Edmond North) took the point.

In singles play, the Hoyas won five of six matches. Bruhn won 6-1, 6-1 over Gregg Cohenca at No. 1, before Caris picked up the 6-1, 6-1 victory at No. 2 over Octavio Canibe.

The Blue & Gray won at four, five and six in singles play to clinch the overall victory. No. 4 Ward defeated Kelly Morque 6-4, 6-2 and No. 5 Distaso downed Kyle Rosen by a score of 7-5, 6-2. Freshman Alex Tropiano (Laurel Hollow, N.Y./Cold Spring Harbor) rounded it out at No. 6 with the 6-2, 6-3 victory over Greg Maxson to make the final 6-1.

Georgetown will host the University of Connecticut Huskies on Saturday in the first conference match of the season for the Blue & Gray at the McDonough Outdoor Tennis Complex. The match is scheduled to begin at 11 a.m.

 

 

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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.
November 4
TBA
Jack Kramer Invitational
Palos Verdes, Calif.
November 5
TBA
Jack Kramer Invitational
Palos Verdes, Calif.