Men's Tennis Wins Opener Over Maryland
Sept. 21, 2001
The Brian Boland era began with an impressive outing over Maryland at the Navy Invitational on Friday. Competition resumes tomorrow, and the Cavaliers take on both Navy and St. John’s.
“I’m really pleased with the effort of our team today,” Boland said. “They played really well in their first competition of the year. They competed hard and were real focused. I’m pleased with their competitiveness. We look forward to competing against Navy and St. John’s tomorrow.”
Michael Duquette defeated Harris Casarich 6-3, 7-6 in the No. 1 position. Duquette teamed with Stephen Nolen in doubles competition, picking up an 8-3 victory over Chris Chiang and Thomas Demens. At the No. 2 spot for Virginia, Nolen defeated Chiang, 4-6, 6-1, 6-1.
Gregory Alpert won the No. 3 match over Thomas Demens, 6-2, 7-6. Alpert teamed with Timothy Snead as the No. 4 doubles team, picking up an 8-4 win.
In the No. 4 singles match, Jason Romesburg defeated John Murchaffson, 6-4, 5-7, 6-2. Romesburg teamed with Dillon Walker in the No. 3 doubles match, picking up an 8-1 win over David Rerchsfelv and Craig Chiang. Walker won his singles match at the No. 6 spot, 8-0 over Craig Chambers.
Jonathon Chou competed at the No. 5 spot, and picked up an 8-5 win over Rerchsfelv. Chou teamed with first year Jay Curtis at the No. 2 slot, losing 8-4, the only Cavalier loss of the day. Curtis competed at the No. 7 spot in singles competition, picking up an 8-3 win over David Rerchsfelv.
Timothy Snead wrapped things up with a 9-7, one-set victory over Craig Chambers. Snead teamed with Alpert at the No. 4 doubles spot, picking up and 8-4 win.