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Feb. 6, 2002

Williamsburg, Va. – The UVa men’s tennis team dropped a 6-1 decision to in-state rival William & Mary on Wednesday night in Williamsburg, Va., in their first dual match of the spring season. The Cavaliers previously competed at the ACC Coaches Indoor in Winston-Salem, N.C., last month.

Jonathan Chou captured victories in singles and doubles, picking up a 2-6, 7-5, 11-0 (8) win over Joe Brooks at No. 4 singles, while adding a 9-7 win alongside Jason Romesburg, over Brooks and Jeffrey Kader at No. 2 doubles.

“I am disappointed in the outcome but very pleased with the effort,” head coach Brian Boland said after the match. “It was our first dual match and I think we will continue to learn andimprove. William & Mary is an excellent team and they deserve a lot of credit.They are a young but very talented team who will surprise someopponents this spring”.

The Cavaliers return to action on Saturday afternoon, Feb. 6, as they travel to George Washington.


1. Sean Kelleher (WM) def. Stephen Nolen (UVa), 6-2, 6-22. Geoffrey Russell (WM) def. Michael Duquette (UVa), 6-4, 3-6, 1-0 (7)3. Jeffrey Kader (WM) def. Patrick Guarnieri (UVa), 6-0, 6-14. Jonathan Chou (UVa) def. Joe Brooks (WM), 2-6, 7-5, 11-0 (8)5. Zack Malmgren (WM) def. Jason Romesburg (UVa), 6-2, 6-46. Alexander Fish (WM) def. Gregory Alpert (UVa), 6-4, 7-5


1. Kelleher/Russel (WM) def. Duquette/Nolen (UVa), 8-62. Chou/Romesburg (UVa) def. Brooks/Kader (WM), 9-73. Malmgren/Fish (WM) def. Guarnieri/Curtis (UVa), 8-1
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