Georgetown Men's Tennis Defeats UConn, 6-1 to Win Eighth-Straight

GUHOYAS.COM Senior Jeffrey Schnell earned victory in singles and doubles play against UConn.
Senior Jeffrey Schnell earned victory in singles and doubles play against UConn.

April 5, 2008

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Georgetown University men's tennis team (10-10, 3-2 BIG EAST) won its eighth consecutive match and second straight BIG EAST Conference match by defeating University of Connecticut, 6-1 on Saturday afternoon at the McDonough Tennis Complex.

The Hoyas, who have not lost since returning to the Hilltop from the team's road trip to Florida, continued their winning ways taking the last scheduled match at the McDonough Tennis Complex of the spring season.

GU captured the team doubles point, sweeping doubles play against the Huskies, before seniors Jeffrey Schnell (Short Hills, N.J./Millburn) and Ted Tywang (Nashville, Tenn./Montgomery Bell Academy) cruised to straight set victories at the No. 1 and No. 6 singles spots respectively.

Junior Kenneth Wong (Repulse Bay, Hong Kong/St. Paul's [N.H.]) defeated Andrew Marcus, 6-1, 6-2 in the No. 4 singles spot and junior Adam Gross (Quogue, N.Y./Westhampton) won in straight sets in the No. 3 singles match.

Sophomore Anthony Tan (Jakarta, Indonesia/Anglo-Chinese Junior College) defeated UConn's Ben Schueler, 3-6, 6-1, 7-6 in the No. 2 match to close out the Hoyas, 6-1 victory over the Huskies.

Georgetown will next take the court when they travel to Harrisonburg, Va. to take on James Madison University on Thursday, April 10.

Georgetown University 6, University of Connecticut 1
McDonough Tennis Complex
April 5, 2008

1. Jeffrey Schnell/Adam Gross (GU) def. Joe Goldstein/Ben Schueler (UConn), 9-7
2. Kenneth Wong/Kevin Walsh (GU) def. Joey Michaels/Christian Malerba (UConn), 8-5
3. Anthony Tan/Ted Tywang (GU) def. Tom Cook/Andrew Marcus (UConn), 8-3

1. Jeffrey Schnell (GU) def. Joe Goldstein (UConn), 6-1, 6-0
2. Anthony Tan (GU) def. Ben Schueler (UConn), 3-6, 6-1, 7-6
3. Adam Gross (GU) def. Joey Michaels (UConn), 6-3, 6-3
4. Kenneth Wong (GU) def. Andrew Marcus (UConn), 6-1, 6-2
5. Christian Malerba (UC) def. Etienne Paris (GU), 6-4, 6-4
6. Ted Tywang (GU) def. Tom Cook (UConn), 6-0, 6-0



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