Men's Tennis Cruises Past Howard, 6-0
Colonials win 5-of-6 singles matches to secure third victory of the season
Feb. 4, 2005
MONTCLAIR, VA - The George Washington University men's tennis team earned its third victory of the season with a 6-0 win over Howard on Friday, Feb. 4, at the Montclair Country Club. The Colonials earned the doubles point with victories at No. 1 and 2, respectively, while winning 5-of-6 singles matches as the Bison had just five players.
Senior Jake Jopling (Wexford, PA) and Mustafa Genscoy (Istanbul, Turkey) won their second doubles match of the season playing at No. 1 with an 8-5 victory over Kenneth Brown and Brandon Smith, while senior Daniel Raisbeck (Bogota, Colombia) and sophomore Daniel Balke (Portage, MI) closed out Jibade Thomas and Faron Carter, 8-5, at No. 2.
In singles play, Jopling improved to 3-1 at the No. 1 position with a three-set triumph over Brown. Jopling rallied after dropping the first set to win 4-6, 6-3, 7-5. Genscoy topped Smith, 7-6 (8-6), 6-4, at No. 2, while Raisbeck secured his second victory of the season at No. 3 with a straight-set win over Thomas. At the No. 5 spot, junior Will Timmons (Greenville, SC) battled back after dropping the first set to post a 4-6, 6-2, 6-1 win. Freshman Sam Salyer (Minneapolis, MN) won by default at the sixth spot to record GW's final point.
GW (3-2) is back in action on Saturday, Feb. 5, when it faces Navy at 12:30 p.m. at the Montclair Country Club in Montclair, VA.
GW 6, Howard 0 Doubles 1, Jopling/Genscoy (GW) def. Brown/Smith (HU), 8-5 2, Raisbeck/Balke (GW) def. Thomas/Carter (HU), 8-5 3, GW wins by default
Singles 1, Jake Jopling (GW) def. Kenneth Brown (HU) 4-6, 6-3, 7-5 2, Mustafa Genscoy (GW) def. Brandon Smith (HU) 7-6 (8-6), 6-4 3, Daniel Raisbeck (GW) def. Jibade Thomas (HU) 6-4, 6-3 4, Faron Carter (HU) led Elliott Daniels (GW), 7-6 (7-3), 3-0 Not finished 5, Will Timmons (GW) def. Neilabh Avasthi (HU), 4-6, 6-2, 6-1 6, Sam Salyer (GW) wins via default
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