GW Men's Tennis Falls to No. 55 Princeton, 4-0, at ECAC Indoors
Colonials Fall to Tigers in Consolation Semifinals
Feb. 16, 2014
HANOVER, N.H. – George Washington men’s tennis was defeated by No. 55 Princeton, 4-0, on Sunday morning in the consolation semifinals of the ECAC Indoor Championships at Dartmouth’s Boss Tennis Center and Gordon Pavilion.
The Colonials (1-4) fell in doubles play at the Nos. 2 and 3 positions, then dropped Nos. 3, 4 and 6 singles matches to solidify the loss to the Tigers.
“The team showed great heart and energy and performed the best I have seen all year,” said Head Coach Greg Munoz. “ We have only lost to nationally ranked opponents and can only hold our heads high and prepare for a pivotal moment in our season.”
In doubles action, junior Francisco Dias and freshman Julius Tverijonas defeated Alex Day and Zack McCourt, 6-3, but GW’s No. 2 team of senior Nikita Fomin and sophomore Danil Zelenkov were defeated, 4-6, by Augie Bloom and Dan Davies, and the No. 3 duo of seniors Viktor Svensson and Ulrik Thomsen were downed by Thomas Colautti and Josh Yablon, 6-4.
In singles action, Tverijonas was edged in three sets by Colautti, 6-5 (2), 2-6, 3-6, while Zelenkov fell, 4-6, 3-6, and Svensson was defeated, 0-6, 4-6.
GW returns to action next weekend at Old Dominion on Sunday, Feb. 23 at 11 a.m.
No. 1 – Francisco Dias/Julius Tverijonas (GW) def. Alex Day/Zack McCourt (PU) – 6-3
No. 2 – Augie Bloom/Dan Davies (PU) def. Nikita Fomin/Danil Zelenkov (GW) – 6-4
No. 3 – Thomas Colautti/Josh Yablon (PU) def. Viktor Svensson/Ulrik Thomsen (GW) – 6-4