Men’s Tennis Earns Road Wins at Colgate and Norfolk State

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – The Navy men’s tennis team (26-10, 6-0) won all but two sets of earning 7-0 road victories over Colgate (8-9, 2-3) and Norfolk State (2-14) on Saturday.

Navy has undefeated Patriot League play with its win over Colgate in a match played in Syracuse, NY The three doubles teams combined for a 18-7 advantage in games to take a 1-0 lead.

Derrick Thompson (Sr., Towson, Md.) Made the score 2-0 when he posted a 6-2, 6-1 win at No. 1. 1 singles. Luke Garner (Fr., Arnold, Md.) Followed with a 6-2, 6-2 victory at No. 1. 6 flight. Jack Dabek (Sr., Dublin, Ohio) with his 6-2, 6-1 win over the Assured Navy. 5 flight.

Additionally, Sasha Panyan (So., Lutherville, Md.) Posted a 6-2, 6-4 victory at no. 4, Finn Garner (Jr., Arnold, Md.) Registered a 7-5, 6-3 victory at no. 3 and Gavin Segraves (Jr., Charlottesville, Va.) Won, 3-6, 6-3, 1-0 (11-9) at no. 2

Norfolk State did not enter either. 3 doubles team or a No. 6 singles player in its lineup in a match played in Norfolk, Va. That meant the Mids had to win just one doubles match, with only two singles matches to come away.

Cy McLeod (Fr., Augusta, Ga.) And Conners O’Brien (Sr., Rensselaer, NY) combined for a 6-0 victory at No. 1. 2 doubles to give the Mids the doubles point. Jan Kjellberg (Sr., White Plains, NY) won a 6-0, 6-0 decision at no. 5 singles to make the score 3-0. The match-clinching point was recorded by Sam Vagner (Sr., Staten Island, NY) with his 6-0, 6-0 win at No. 6. 4 singles.

Also winning singles matches were Jack McBride (Sr., Chapel Hill, NC) at no. 1 (7-5, 4-6, 1-0) [10-6]), Jake Fishkin (Sr., Baltimore, Md.) At no. 2 (6-2, 6-1) and O’Brien at no. 3 (6-0, 6-2).

Navy will play three games this season, the final week of the regular season. The Mids will play host to Loyola on Wednesday, and play host to Harford Community College on Wednesday.

Navy def. Norfolk State, 7-0
Doubles – Navy wins the doubles point (3-2-1)
1. Nguyen, Nicholas / Pumpelly, Christian (NAVY) def. MASSONI LENA, Hugo / REBECCHINI, Federico (NSUM) 6-2
2. McLeod, Cy / O’Brien, Conners (NAVY) def. ABBAS, Ibrahim / BROWN, Roosevelt (NSUM) 6-0
3. Walkover in Navy wins
Singles (6-5-4-3-2-1)
1. McBride, Jack (NAVY) def. REBECCHINI, Federico (NSUM) 7-5, 4-6, 1-0 (10-6)
2. Fishkin, Jake (NAVY) def. MASSONI LENA, Hugo (NSUM) 6-2, 6-1
3. O’Brien, Conners (NAVY) def. ABBAS, Ibrahim (NSUM) 6-0, 6-2
4. Vagner, Sam (NAVY) def. BROWN, Roosevelt (NSUM) 6-0, 6-0
5. Kjellberg, Jan (NAVY) def. RICHTER, Ryan (NSUM) 6-0, 6-0
6. Walkover in Navy wins

Navy def. Colgate, 7-0
Doubles – Navy wins the doubles point (3-1-2)
1. Panyan, Sasha / Thompson, Derrick (NAVY) def. Nate Romig / Jack Selati (COLGATEM) 6-2
2. Garner, Finn / Segraves, Gavin (NAVY) def. Rohan Gupta / Nick Potter (COLGATEM) 6-3
3. Dabek, Jack / Garner, Luke (NAVY) def. Josh Israel / Mike Thomas (COLGATEM) 6-2
Singles (1-6-5-4-3-2)
1. Thompson, Derrick (NAVY) def. Jack Selati (COLGATEM) 6-2, 6-1
2. Segraves, Gavin (NAVY) def. Rohan Gupta (COLGATEM) 3-6, 6-3, 1-0 (11-9)
3. Garner, Finn (NAVY) def. Nate Romig (COLGATEM) 7-5, 6-3
4. Panyan, Sasha (NAVY) def. Mike Thomas (COLGATEM) 6-2, 6-4
5. Dabek, Jack (NAVY) def. Benito Vlassis (COLGATEM) 6-2, 6-1
6. Garner, Luke (NAVY) def. Nick Potter (COLGATEM) 6-2, 6-2

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