ANNAPOLIS, Md. – In his first season in a Delaware uniform, sophomore Curran Verma (Gaithersburg, Md./Laurel Springs) collected the Navy Joe Hunt Invitational Flight E crown as play wrapped Sunday in the 11-team fall tournament.
 
Verma defeated players from Navy, Georgetown and Mary Washington before cruising to the 6-2, 6-2 victory over Hoya Will Sharton in Sunday’s final. A transfer from Samford, Verma leads the Blue Hens with a 7-1 record so far this season.
 
In doubles action, Verma paired with freshman Justice Jones (Laurel, Md./JTCC School) posted a 6-4 win against Navy’s Josh Martin and Walker Sims to claim fifth place in Flight C.
 
POST-MATCH QUOTES
Head Coach Pablo Montana
“I’m very pleased with our results this weekend at Navy and congratulations to Curran for winning his bracket. I feel like we are improving each week and I’m hoping we can take some of this confidence into the ITA Regional next month.”
 
UPCOMING SCHEDULE
   ·   October 6-8 – Mount St. Mary’s Invitational – Emmitsburg, Md.
   ·   October 19-23 – ITA Atlantic Regional – Lynchburg, Va.
   ·   Fall season complete.
 
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