Men's Tennis Falls to Marquette in 2013 BIG EAST Championship

Sophomore Shane Korber teamed with fellow sophomore Alex Tropiano for an 8-4 win in doubles against Marquette.

April 19, 2013

Complete Results

WASHINGTON - Georgetown University's men's tennis team (12-10; 3-0 BIG EAST) was seeded fifth in the BIG EAST Championship and faced fourth-seeded Marquette in its first match of the 2013 BIG EAST Championship. The match was moved indoors and played at the South Bend Racquet Club where the Hoyas lost 4-0 to the Golden Eagles.

In doubles the Hoyas won on court two with Alex Tropiano (Laurel Hollow, N.Y./Cold Spring Harbor) and Shane Korber (Newport Beach, Calif./Corona Del Mar) teaming up for an 8-4 win. GU's number one tandem of captains Charlie Caris (Des Moines, Iowa/Theodore Roosevelt) and Casey Distaso (The Woodlands, Texas/Edmond North) lost 8-3 and the third doubles duo of Daniel Khanin (Baldwin, N.Y./Pendleton) and Reese Milner (Los Angeles, Calif./Crossroads) dropped an 8-5 match.

The match turned in the singles completion where GU's top three singles players all lost in straight sets. Khanin lost at one to MU's Dan Mamalat, 6-0, 6-0, Caris fell on court two to Vukasin Teofanovic, 6-3, 6-3 and Milner was defeated on court three by MU's Logon Collins, 6-4, 6-1.

The Hoyas won first sets in the other three singles matches before play was halted due to Marquette clinching the match with four points. Korber on court four had built a 6-4, 3-5 advantage while Distaso at five split sets 6-3, 3-6. Tropiano was on his way to a straight set win, 6-4, 5-4.

Georgetown will take on ninth-seeded St. John's in the consolation bracket on Saturday, April 20, at 3 p.m. The match will be played at Notre Dame's Eck Tennis Pavilion.

 

 

For full results and the latest news from the 2013 BIG EAST Championship visit:
http://www.bigeast.org/Sports/Tennis/2013mensTennisChampionship.aspx
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1:00 PM
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March 7
1:00 PM
UC Irvine
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March 9
TBA
Utah State
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March 16
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Wagner
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March 17
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March 19
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St. Johns
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March 26
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March 30
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