University of Delaware Men’s Tennis Sweeps Lafayette, 5-0
March 21, 2013
File Photo Courtesy of Ed Davis
ALLENTOWN, Pa. – The University of Delaware men’s tennis team flew by Lafayette University Thursday afternoon with a 5-0 victory.
At the Winning Touch Tennis Center in Allentown, Pa., Troy Beneck improved to 14-5 in top-flight singles action with a 6-4, 6-2 victory over Brandon Goldstein.
With a 6-2, 6-3 win against Scott Gelbman, Adam Lawton (at right) picked up his second straight victory in the No. 2 spot to improve to 10-2 on the season in the flight.
Nolan Gelman defeated Gavin Studner by a score of 6-2, 6-0 in the third flight while Evan Andrews wrapped up singles action with a 7-6, 6-2 victory over Chriss Matturri.
In the lone doubles match of the afternoon, Jason Derene and Mike Furr teamed up to take a 6-3, 6-3 win against Jake Lazer and Brian Stefanowicz.
With the win, the Blue Hens improve to 3-5 overall on the year while Lafayette drops to 2-4 for the season.
Delaware returns to the court Sunday as the Hens host Mount St. Mary’s at the Elkton Indoor Courts at 6 p.m. This match was originally scheduled for Monday, March 25 but was moved up due to weather and scheduling issues.
FINAL SCORE – Delaware 5, Lafayette 0
Troy Beneck (D) def. Brandon Goldstein (L) 6-4, 6-2
Adam Lawton (D) def. Scott Gelbman (L) 6-2, 6-3
Nolan Gelman (D) def. Gavin Studner (L) 6-2, 6-0
Evan Andrews (D) def. Chris Matturri (L) 7-6, 6-2
Jason Derene/Mike Furr (D) def. Jake Lazer/Brian Stefanowicz (L) 6-3, 6-3