April 23, 2014
Thursday, April 24 to Sunday, April 27
BIG EAST Men’s Tennis Championship Central for Seeds and Results
WASHINGTON – The Georgetown men’s tennis team (8-12, 1-1 BIG EAST) earned the No. 6 seed in the BIG EAST Championship presented by NEW YORK LIFE and will open in the quarterfinals at 3 p.m. ET on Friday, April 25 against No. 3 DePaul. The men’s tournament will take place at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, home of the U.S. Open, in Flushing Meadows, N.Y., from Thursday, April 24 until the championship match on Sunday, April 27.
Georgetown spilt its two BIG EAST matchups in 2014. The Hoyas lost at home to Xavier, 5-2, on Friday, April 4, but closed out the regular season on senior day with a conference win over Villanova, 6-1, on Wednesday, April 16.
GU got off to a hot start in the spring, winning four out of five from late January to early February. But while the men finished the season with a home win against Villanova, they dropped their three previous matches, two of which were on the road.
Georgetown sophomore Daniel Khanin (Baldwin, N.Y./Pendleton) played all 20 spring matches from the No. 1 position. He went 10-10.
Junior Shane Korber (Newport Beach, Calif./Corona Del Mar) played 18 matches from the No. 2 singles spot and went 6-12.
As a team, Georgetown went 10-10 from the No. 3 singles position with junior Alex Tropiano (Laurel Hollow, N.Y./Cold Spring Harbor) and senior co-captain Casey Distaso (The Woodlands, Texas/Edmond North) each earning four victories.
Freshman Jack Murphy (Coronado, Calif./La Jolla Country Day), who earned two BIG EAST Player of the Week awards this season, went 8-4 from the No. 4 position. Overall, GU went 13-7 from the No. 4 spot.
In addition to four wins in the No. 3 spot, Distaso won five matches in the No. 5 singles position.
Tropiano earned three wins in the No. 6 spot. Junior John Brosens (Bedford, N.Y./Brunswick School) also won four matches in the No. 6 position, going 4-5.
Distaso, Khanin, Murphy and Tropiano all earned at least 10 singles wins in 2014.
DePaul owns a 9-13 record this season with a 2-2 mark in conference play.
The Hoyas last faced DePaul in 2008, falling in a February dual matchup, 6-1, in Chicago, Ill.
In order from matches played this spring, DePaul has a projected No. 1-6 singles lineup of Filip Dzanko (14-6 at No. 1), Sten Leusink (6-3 at No. 2), David Vieyra (6-3 at No. 3), Josh Schramm (7-6 at No. 4), Kyle Johnson (6-4 at No. 5) and Tim Corwin (2-4 at No. 6).
The victor of the Georgetown-DePaul match will go on to play the winner of the quarterfinals matchup between No. 2 Marquette and No. 7 Creighton. The semifinals match is scheduled for Saturday, April 26 at 11 a.m.
The loser between Georgetown-DePaul will face the loser of Marquette-Creighton at 3 p.m., on Saturday.
The men’s championship match is set for Sunday, April 27 at noon.
Andriescu Named Men's and Women's Tennis...
Georgetown University Head Men's and Women's Tennis Coach Gordie Ernst has named Ruxandra...
Ernst Inducted Into USTA New England Tennis...
Georgetown University men's and women's head coach Gordie Ernst was inducted into the USTA New...
Peter Beatty Selected to All-BIG EAST Team
Georgetown University men's tennis freshman Peter Beatty (Portland, Ore./Middlesex School) was...
Brosens, Beatty Receive Awards at Men's Tennis ...
The Georgetown men's tennis team hosted its annual end of season banquet to celebrate the 2014-20...
Men's Tennis Falls To Marquette In BIG EAST...
The No. 6 seed Georgetown men's tennis squad was unable to carry over momentum from yesterday's...
Hoyas Upset No. 3 DePaul in Indianapolis
The No. 6-seeded Georgetown men's tennis squad upset the No. 3 DePaul Blue Demons on Friday...
Georgetown Earns No. 6 Seed at BIG EAST Tennis ...
For the second-straight season, the Georgetown men's tennis squad earned the No. 6 seed at the...
Men's Tennis Drops Regular Season Finale To...
The Georgetown men's tennis squad dropped its regular season finale to in-town rival George...
DOWNLOAD SCHEDULE: Add to calendar
Friday, Oct 9 Sport Opponent Time Coverage Men's Tennis at Princeton Invite All Day Saturday, Oct 10 Sport Opponent Time Coverage Men's Tennis at Princeton Invite All Day Sunday, Oct 11 Sport Opponent Time Coverage Men's Tennis at Princeton Invite All Day Thursday, Oct 15 Sport Opponent Time Coverage Men's Tennis vs ITA Regional All Day Friday, Oct 16 Sport Opponent Time Coverage Men's Tennis vs ITA Regional All Day Saturday, Oct 17 Sport Opponent Time Coverage Men's Tennis vs ITA Regional All Day Sunday, Oct 18 Sport Opponent Time Coverage Men's Tennis vs ITA Regional All Day
- Online Stores & Tickets