Men's Tennis Headed To NCAA Regional Final

May 12, 2012

The Middlebury College men's tennis team advanced to the NCAA Regional finals with a 5-0 win over Grove City at Johns Hopkins. The Panthers (14-6) will take on the host school at noon on Sunday with a trip to the NCAA Quarterfinals online.

Middlebury surrendered just three games in doubles play, with Edward Fitzgibbons and William Oberrender opening with an 8-0 win over Steve Harrison and Scott Yanak. Brantner Jones and Spencer Lunghino followed with an 8-1 win at #1 over Andrew Deckert and Peter Riley. The match moved to 3-0 when Derrick Angle and Andrew Lebovitz topped Caleb Fuller and Anthony Rosselli, 8-2.

Needing just two singles points, Fitzgibbons blanked Yanak 6-0, 6-0 at #4 to make it a 4-0 match. Angle sealed the match moments later, topping Fuller, 6-0, 6-0 at #2.

Lunghino, Eric Vehovec and Lebovitz each were up a set, while Jones led 5-1 in the first.

#12 Middlebury 5, Grove City 0
May 12, 2012 at Baltimore, MD (JHU Tennis Courts) 

Singles competition

1. Brantner Jones (MID) vs. Peter Riley (GRO) 5-1, unfinished

2. Derrick Angle (MID) def. Caleb Fuller (GRO) 6-0, 6-0

3. Spencer Lunghino (MID) vs. Anthony Rosselli (GRO) 6-1, 3-0, unfinished

4. Edward Fitzgibbons (MID) def. Scott Yanak (GRO) 6-0, 6-0

5. Eric Vehovec (MID) vs. Andrew Deckert (GRO) 6-0, 5-0, unfinished

6. Andrew Lebovitz (MID) vs. Colby Beighey (GRO) 6-1, 5-0, unfinished


Doubles competition

1. Brantner Jones/Spencer Lunghino (MID) def. Andrew Deckert/Peter Riley (GRO) 8-1

2. Derrick Angle/Andrew Lebovitz (MID) def. Caleb Fuller/Anthony Rosselli (GRO) 8-2

3. Edward Fitzgibbons/William Oberrender (MID) def. Steve Harrison/Scott Yanak (GRO) 8-0