Hoyas Pick Up Two Wins on Sunday

April 2, 2017

Complete Results

WASHINGTON - The Georgetown University men's tennis team picked up two wins on Sunday. The Hoyas knocked off The Citadel by a score of 4-3 and beat Navy 4-0. With the wins, GU improved to 6-10 on the season.

The Blue & Gray started off the day against Navy. The team got off to a hot start by winning all the completed doubles matches to pick up the doubles point. At No. 2 Peter Beatty (Portland, Ore./Middlesex School) and Mac Rechan (Clayton, Mo./Clayton) won by a score of 6-3, and at No. 3 Jordan Portner (Ellicott City, Md./Mount Saint Joseph) and Marco Lam (Hong Kong, China/Diocesan Boys' School) won 6-2.

Georgetown continued its dominating play into the singles matches, where they won all three completed matches. Two wins came in straight sets as Beatty won 6-4, 7-5 at No.1 and Portner won 7-6, 7-5 at No. 3. The final win came at No. 4 as Michael Chen (Holmdel, N.J./Holmdel High School) won 6-7, 6-2, 6-1.

In the second match of the day, once again the Hoyas started strong by sweeping the doubles point. Beatty and Rechan won at No. 1, 6-1. The other two wins came by Bart Paranese (Milton, Mass./Milton Academy) and Jack Murphy (Coronado, Calif./La Jolla Country Day) at No. 2, 6-3, and by Ian Witmer (North Palm Beach, Fla./The Benjamin School) and Will Sharton (Wayland, Mass./Wayland High School) at No. 3 by a score of 6-1.

 

 

At No. 1, Beatty remained consistent and won handily 6-1, 6-3. The other two wins came by Chen at No. 5 by a score of 6-1, 6-2 and by Witmer at No. 6, 6-3, 6-2.

The Hoyas return to action on Friday, April 7 when they travel to Temple for a match at 1 p.m.

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January 19
TBA
VCU 41
Richmond, Va.
January 20
TBA
VCU 41
Richmond, Va.
February 4
TBA
Penn
Philadelphia, Pa.
February 9
TBA
Monmouth N.J.
Washington, D.C.
February 23
TBA
Xavier
Cincinnati, Ohio
March 5
TBA
Florida Atlantic
Boca Raton, Fla.
March 6
TBA
Lynn University
Boca Raton, Fla.
March 8
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Barry
Miami Shores, Fla.
March 17
TBA
Temple
Washington, D.C.
March 23
11:00 AM
Marquette
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March 24
2:00 PM
Boston University
Washington, D.C.
March 31
TBA
Navy
Annapolis, Md.
April 4
11:00 AM
St. Francis Brooklyn
Washington, D.C.
April 14
TBA
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