Middlebury

Men's Tennis With Win Over Top-Ranked UC-Santa Cruz

March 23, 2010

The Middlebury men's tennis team picked up a big win on their spring trip, defeating top-ranked UC-Santa Cruz, 8-1. The Panthers entered the match ranked fourth nationally, as they pick up a key early-season win.

The Panthers held a 2-1 lead after doubles play, dropping the #1 match by a score of 9-7. The advantage was 3-1 before Andrew Thomson came from down 0-1 to pick up 6-0, 6-0 wins in the second and third sets. Peter Odell followed with a 7-5, 6-4 win at #6 to give the Panthers the victory with a 5-1 lead. Middlebury captured the final three singles matches, with impressive wins at #1 by Andrew Peters and #2 by Andrew Lee.

Position

 Middlebury College

 UC Santa Cruz

 Winner

 Score

 #1 Singles

 #2 Andrew Peters

 Brian Pybas

 Middlebury College

 7-6 (6),6-4

 #2 Singles

 #19 Andrew Lee

 Marc Vartabedian

 Middlebury College

 6-3,6-4

 #3 Singles

 Conrad Olson

 Erich Koenig

 Middlebury College

 6-3,6-1

 #4 Singles

 #9 Andrew Thomson

 Silvio Chiba

 Middlebury College

 1-6,6-0,6-0

 #5 Singles

 Alec Parower

 Aaron Morrill

 Middlebury College

 1-6,7-5(10-7)

 #6 Singles

 Peter Odell

 Andre Halabi

 Middlebury College

 7-5,6-4

 #1 Doubles

 #1Andrew Lee
 Andrew Thomson

 #5 Brian Pybas
 Marc Vartabedian

 UC Santa Cruz

 9-7

 #2 Doubles

 Chris Mason
 Andrew Peters

 Erich Koenig
 Ian Stanley

 Middlebury College

 8-5

 #3 Doubles

 Conrad Olson
 Eliot Jia

 Andre Halabi
 Parker Larson

 Middlebury College

 8-2