Middlebury

Men's Tennis Opens Spring 4-0

March 10, 2008

The Panther men's tennis team opened up the spring season with four home matches played on indoor courts. Middlebury did not lose a game over the weekend, defeating Brandeis, Union and Bates 9-0, earning a 6-0 win over N.Y.U. in a shortened match.

First-year player Rich Bonfiglio (Bronxville, N.Y.), sophomore Andrew Lee (Eden Prairie, Minn.), sophomore Peter Odell (Scarsdale, N.Y.) and rookie Andrew Peters (Baltimore, Md.) each earned 3-0 marks over the weekend for the Panthers.

Sophomore Eliot Jia (Mount Desert, Maine), senior Filip Marinkovic (Toronto, Ont.), sophomore Chris Mason (Owings Mills, Md.), first-year player Jeronimo Riefkohl (Munich, Germany) and sophomore Andrew Thomson (W. Bloomfield, Mich.) were also undefeated at 2-0.

In doubles play, Marinkovic/Thomson, Mason/Lee and Peters/Jia all went 3-0.

Date: March 8, 2008
Middlebury 9, Brandeis 0
Singles:
1. Andrew Lee (M) defeats Miller, 6-3, 6-3
2. Filip Marinkovic (M) defeats Nieman, 6-2, 6-4
3. Andrew Thomson (M) defeats Nenstat, 6-2, 6-2
4. Andrew Peters (M) defeats Schulman, 6-0, 6-3
5. Peter Odell (M) defeats Silver, 6-1, 6-2
6. Rich Bonfiglio (M) defeats Kassetz, 6-2, 6-1

Doubles:
1. Marinkovic/Thompson (M) defeat Miller/Schulman, 8-2
2. Chris Mason/Lee (M) defeat Nieman/Nenstat, 8-3
3. Peters/Eliot Jia (M) defeat Rogers/Silver, 8-1

Date: March 8, 2008
Middlebury 9, Union 0
Singles:
1. Eliot Jia (M) defeats Trey Minter, 6-1, 6-0
2. Rich Bonfiglio (M) defeats Alex Katz, 6-2, 6-1
3. Chris Mason (M) defeats Tom Haynes, 6-0, 6-1
4. Mike Malhame (M) defeats Mike Kanner, 6-1, 6-1
5. Jeronimo Riefkohl (M) defeats Saul Kurtz, 6-0, 6-1
6. Ben Weitz (M) defeats Stuufner, 6-2, 6-2

Doubles:
1. Jia/Bonfiglio (M) defeat Minter/Katz, 8-0
2. Mason/Malhame (M) defeat Haynes/Sam Ringel, 8-3
3. Riefkohl/Peter Odell (M) defeat Kanner/Kurtz, 8-0

Date: March 9, 2008
Middlebury 6, NYU 0
Singles:
1. Eliot Jia (M) defeats Mikhail Gurevich, 2-6, 6-1, 6-4
2. Filip Marinkovic (M) defeats Calvin Chou, 6-2, 6-1
3. Andrew Lee (M) defeats Craig Berger, 6-2, 7-5
4. Jeronimo Riefkohl (M) defeats Eugene Tsargvskiy, 6-4, 1-0, DNF
5. Andrew Peters (M) vs PJ Marranca, DNP
6. Peter Odell (M) vs Phil Rosenstein, DNP

Doubles:
1. Marinkovic/Andrew Thomson defeat Gurevich/Berger, 8-4
2. Lee/Chris Mason (M) defeat Rosenstein/Chou, 8-1
3. Jia/Peters (M) defeat Marranca/Tsarevskiy, 8-1

Date: March 9, 2008
Middlebury 9, Bates 0
Singles:
1. Andrew Lee (M) defeats Stein, 7-5, 6-4
2. Filip Marinkovic (M) defeats Rupasinghe, 7-6 (4), 6-0
3. Andrew Thomson (M) defeats Reiss, 6-1, 6-1
4. Andrew Peters (M) defeats Berger, 6-4, 6-3
5. Peter Odell (M) defeats Fenno, 6-2, 6-0
6. Rich Bonfiglio (M) defeats Acosta, 6-3, 6-3

Doubles:
1. Marinkovic/Thomson (M) defeat Stein/Rupasinghe, 8-1
2. Lee/Chris Mason (M) defeat Berger/Fenno, 8-1
3. Jia/Peters (M) defeat Reiss/Hine, 8-2