Middlebury

Men's Tennis Goes 5-1 On Spring Trip

April 2, 2007

The Middlebury College men's tennis team won five of six matches played during its spring break trip to California. The Panthers opened the trip with a 6-3 win over Pomona-Pitzer, before defeating Chapman, 9-0. Middlebury then suffered its only loss of the trip, a 5-4 contest to Azusa Pacific on Monday. The Panthers then picked up a 6-3 win over Fresno Pacific, a 9-0 victory over California Tech and an 8-1 win over Redlands.

Junior Filip Marinkovic (Toronto, Ont.) earned a 5-0 mark on the trip, to lead the team in singles play. Senior Kevin Bergesen (Beverly, Mass.) and first-year player Andrew Thomson (W. Bloomfield, Mich.) each went 4-1, while sophomore Conrad Olson (Waterloo, Belgium) earned a 4-0 mark. Rookie Peter Odell (Scarsdale, N.Y.) went 3-0, while seniors Alex Scott (Mt. Kisco, N.Y.) and George Mayer (Merion, Pa.) and first-year players Andrew Lee (Eden Prairie, Minn.) and Eliot Jia (Mt. Desert, Maine) each earned a pair of wins.

In doubles play, Bergesen/Thomson and Marinkovic/Olson earned 4-1 records, while Scott/Mayer won twice.

Date: March 24, 2007
Middlebury 6, Pomona Pitzer 3
Singles:
1. Jeff Jablonski defeats Alex Scott (M), 4-6, 6-2, (10-4)
2. George Mayer (M) defeats Erin Noble, 6-2, 6-2
3. Filip Marinkovic (M) defeats Neil Patel, 6-3, 6-1
4. Conrad Olson (M) defeats Ben Kaufman, 6-1, 6-0
5. Kevin Bergesen (M) defeats Cameron Taylor, 6-1, 6-3
6. Andrew Thomson (M) defeats Don Richards, 6-2, 6-0

Doubles:
1. Jablonski/Patel defeat Scott/Mayer (M), 9-7
2. Noble/Blake Phillips defeat Bergesen/Thomson (M), 8-4
3. Marinkovic/Olson (M) defeat Richards/Drew Olian, 8-0


Date: March 25, 2007
Middlebury 9, Chapman 0
Singles:
1. Alex Scott (M) defeats Clifford Yook, 6-7 (4), 6-3, 7-5
2. Conrad Olson (M) defeats Morgan Surfas, 6-3, 6-0
3. Filip Marinkovic (M) defeats Lex Barte, 6-2, 6-2
4. Andrew Lee (M) defeats Jeff Fracalosy, 6-1, 6-1
5. Peter Odell (M) defeats Tyler Martin, 6-0, 6-1
6. Eliot Jia (M) defeats Scott Fong, 6-0, 6-2

Doubles:
1. Scott/George Mayer (M) defeat Surfas/Yook, 9-8 (3)
2. Kevin Bergesen/Andrew Thomson (M) defeat Barte/Martin, 8-2
3. Marinkovic/Olson (M) defeat Fong/Andrew Gabell, 8-2


Date: March 26, 2007
Azusa Pacific 5, Middlebury 4
Singles:
1. David Goodman defeats Alex Scott (M), 6-1, 6-1
2. Patrick Kur defeats George Mayer (M), 6-2, 6-4
3. Conrad Olson (M) defeats Mathias Weber, 7-5, 6-2
4. Matthijs Bolsius defeats Kevin Bergesen (M), 6-4, 6-3
5. Filip Marinkovic (M) defeats Ronald Chow, 6-4, 6-3
6. Andrew Thomson (M) defeats Art Fatkhiev, 6-3, 7-6

Doubles:
1. Kur/Weber defeat Scott/Mayer (M), 8-2
2. Bergesen/Thomson (M) defeat Goodman/Bolsius, 8-6
3. Chow/Robby Dabbs defeat Marinkovic/Olson, 9-8


Date: March 27, 2007
Middlebury 6, Fresno Pacific 3
Singles:
1. Matt Carroll defeats Alex Scott (M), 3-6, 6-2, 7-5
2. Anthony Zafiris defeats George Mayer (M), 6-2, 6-2
3. Conrad Olson (M) defeats Marco Foelz, 7-5, 6-2
4. Kevin Bergesen (M) defeats Roberto Bianco, 7-6 (4), 6-4
5. Filip Marinkovic (M) defeats Louis Taylor, 2-6, 6-3, 6-2
6. Victor Medina defeats Andrew Thomson (M), 6-3, 6-1

Doubles:
1. Scott/Mayer (M) defeat Carroll/Zafiris, 8-4
2. Bergesen/Thomson (M) defeat Foelz/Medina, 8-6
3. Marinkovic/Olson (M) defeat Bianco/Taylor, 8-3


Date: March 27, 2007
Middlebury 9, Cal Tech 0

Singles:
1. Peter Odell (M) defeats V. Narshimham, 6-3, 6-1
2. Andrew Lee (M) defeats J. Lazear, 6-4, 6-1
3. Eliot Jia (M) defeats R. Chu, 6-1, 6-0
4. Andrew Thomson (M) defeats L. Chen, 6-0, 6-0
5. Kevin Bergesen (M) defeats R. Kandasamy, 6-0, 6-0
6. Evan Beilin (M) defeats P. Bugga, 6-3, 6-1

Doubles:
1. Eliot/Andrew (M) defeat Lazear/Chen, 8-3
2. Chris Mason/Filip Marinkovic (M) defeat I. Shadrin/Chu, 8-0
3. Odell/Beilin (M) defeat E. Tai/Narshimham, 8-0


Date: March 30, 2007
Middlebury 8, Univ. of Redlands, 1
Singles:
1. Alex Scott (M) defeats Eric Wagar, 3-6, 7-6 (7), 6-4
2. Conrad Olson (M) defeats Aron Ouye, 6-1, 6-0
3. George Mayer (M) defeats Ian Bradburn, 6-7 (2), 6-1, 6-4
4. Kevin Bergesen (M) defeats Ransom Cook, 6-3, 6-3
5. Filip Marinkovic (M) defeats Chris Trippel, 6-2, 6-3
6. Andrew Thomson (M) defeats Michael Reading, 6-2, 6-2

Doubles:
1. Wagar/Reading defeat Scott/Mayer, 8-5
2. Bergesen/Thomson (M) defeat Cook/Zach Hasenyager, 8-3
3. Marinkovic/Olson (M) defeat Bradburn/Tripple, 8-5