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.
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.”
   ·   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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