Men's Tennis Drops Spring Opener To Richmond, 4-3

Jan. 19, 2004

WASHINGTON, DC - The George Washington University's men's tennis team was edged, 4-3, by Richmond in the opening match of the spring season on Sunday, January 18. The contest came down to the last match, but senior Brett Warner (Vienna, VA/James Madison) was unable to overtake Matt Stillwagon at number six singles.

GW managed one victory in doubles play from junior Matt Treadgold (Glenmont, NY/Bethlehem Central) and freshman Daniel Balke (Portage, MI/Portage Northern), but Richmond snagged the doubles point with two victories.

The Colonials got singles victories from senior Matt Hane (Walterboro, SC/Porter-Gaud School) at number one, Treadgold at number two and sophomore Will Timmons (Greenville, SC/Christ Church Episcopal) at number five, but were unable to secure the decisive fourth point.

The team hits the courts again when they travel to Newport News, VA on Friday, January 23 to take on Old Dominion.

#1 Matt Hane (GW) defeated David Donn (UR), 7-6(5), 1-6, 7-6(5)
#2 Matt Treadgold (GW) defeated Derrick Schwandt (UR), 6-4, 6-3
#3 Jake Jopling (GW) lost to Matt Cabanno (UR), 6-2, 1-6, 3-6
#4 Marius Weigert (GW) lost to Jeppy Moss (UR), 3-6, 2-6
#5 William Timmons (GW) defeated Eric Hague (UR), 6-4, 7-5
#6 Brett Warner (GW) lost to Matt Stillwagon (UR), 6-2, 7-6(7)

#1 Hane/Warner (GW) lost to Matt Cabanna/Derrick Schwandt (UR), 5-8
#2 Jopling/Daniels (GW) lost to David Donn/Jeppy Moss (UR), 6-8
#3 Treadgold/Balke (GW) defeated Matt Stilwagon/Charlie Seltzer (UR), 8-6



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