Hoyas Pick Up Two Wins on Sunday

April 2, 2017

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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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Schedules

September 13
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.