Oct. 22, 2012
WASHINGTON - The Georgetown University men's tennis team closed out fall play this past weekend at ITA Atlantic Regionals in Charlottesville, Va., hosted by the University of Virginia. The Hoyas had four singles players and three pairs competing at the event.
In singles play, three of the four GU student-athletes won their opening round match in the Round of 128. Sophomore Shane Korber (Newport Beach, Calif./Corona Del Mar) defeated Gaulthier Berret from UMBC 7-6, 7-6 before falling to Amerigo Contini from Virginia Tech 6-3, 6-1. Contini was seeded 11th overall in the tournament.
Graduate student Reese Milner (Los Angeles, Calif./Crossroads) downed Kamal Patel from UMBC by a score of 6-1, 6-2 before losing to Mauricio Antun from Virginia Tech with a 6-1, 6-4 decision. Rounding it out was senior captain Charlie Caris (Des Moines, Iowa/Theodore Roosevelt) who defeated Florent Sentenac of James Madison University in a three-set battle 2-6, 7-6, 62. Caris lost in the Round of 64 to Virginia Tech's Hunter Koontz 6-2, 6-3.
In doubles play, the pair of freshman Dan Khanin (Baldwin, N.Y.) and Korber downed a pair from ODU in the Round of 64, 8-1, to move on. In the Round of 32, the duo fell to the fifth-seeded pair from George Washington by a score of 8-4.
Additionally, the pair of Milner and sophomore John Brosens (Bedford, N.Y./Brunswick School) beat a team from Norfolk State, 8-6, to advance before losing to a team from Virginia, 8-4, in the Round of 32.
The Hoyas have closed out play for 2012 and will be back in action at the VCU 4+1 on January 18, 2013 in Richmond, Va.