Men's Tenns Wins Two Of Three
March 26, 2012
The Middlebury men's tennis team won two of its first three matches taking place in California over spring break. The Panthers opened with a 6-3 loss to Vanguard before bouncing back with an 8-1 victory over Biola. After a match with Chapman was rained out, Middlebury topped Concordia by a score of 7-2.
Trailing 3-0 after doubles play against Vanguard, the Panthers battled back in singles action with three wins, all by sophomores. Brantner Jones earned a 6-3, 7-6 win at #3, Teddy Fitzgibbons was a 6-4, 6-7, 1-0 victor at #4, while Zach Bruchmiller won in the sixth slot, 2-6, 6-2, 6-2.
Johann Reifkohl and Peter Heidrich knocked off a solid team at #3 doubles against Biola to give the Panthers a 3-0 lead. David Farah earned a solid 7-5, 6-4 win at #1 singles, while Will Oberrender was a 6-2, 6-4 winner at #6.
In the victory over Concordia, Angle used some crafty play to pick up a 6-2, 6-1 win in the #2 singles slot. Fitzgibbons and Bruchmiller dominated their opponents at five and six singles, with 6-2, 6-0 and 6-1, 6-1 victories respectively.