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Men's tennis drops 9-0 decision to defending Landmark champion Drew University

(Posted April 10, 2010)

HUNTINGDON, Pa. -- Juniata College men's tennis had its hands full on Saturday afternoon against defending Landmark Conference champion Drew University, dropping a 9-0 decision to the Rangers on the Raffensperger Tennis Courts.

Junior Ross Imbrie (Warwick, N.Y./Warwick Valley) came the closest to picking up a point for the Eagles (3-10, 0-3 Landmark), after falling to Drew's Matt Imbo at no. 5 singles, 6-7 (7-4), 6-4, 10-6. Freshman Scott Andrews also played a tough match against Victor Kolarov at no. 6 singles, but eventually lost 6-3, 3-6, 10-2.

In doubles play, the Juniata tandem of Jarrad Silver (Bethesda, Md./Walt Whitman) and Arnab Chakrabarti (Alpharetta, Ga./Alpharetta) battled hard against Drew's Raul Smego and Elliot Smego at no. 1 doubles, before the Smego brothers came away with a 9-8 (7-5) win.

Juniata returns to action on Monday, April 10, when it hosts Stevenson University in a non-conference matchup. Start time is scheduled for 3:00 p.m.

MEN'S TENNIS
Drew 9, Juniata 0

Singles

No. 1, Raul Smego (D) def. Jarrad Silver (JUN), 6-1, 6-3
No. 2, Matt Brisotti (D) def. Arnab Chakrabarti (JUN), 6-2, 6-1
No. 3, Alex Belfiore (D) def. Brice Morey (JUN), 6-1, 6-0
No. 4, Elliot Smego (D) def. Tucker Good (JUN), 6-1, 6-1
No. 5, Matt Imbo (D) def. Ross Imbrie (JUN), 6-7 (7-4), 6-4, 10-6
No. 6, Victor Kolarov (D) def. Scott Andrews (JUN), 6-3, 3-6, 10-2

Doubles
No. 1, Raul Smego/Elliot Smego (D) def. Jarrad Silver/Arnab Chakrabarti (JUN), 9-8 (7-5)
No. 2, Matt Brisotti/Alex Belfiore (D) def. Ross Imbrie/Scott Andrews (JUN), 8-2
No. 3, Matt Imbo/Victor Kolarov (D) def. Brice Morey/Tucker Good (JUN), 8-5

Juniata: 3-10, 0-3 Landmark
Drew: 4-6, 3-0 Landmark

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