Men's Tennis Claims Fifth at A-10 Championship
Junior Will Timmons clinches 4-3 victory over Saint Joseph's at sixth singles
April 10, 2005
MONROEVILLE, PA - After narrowly falling to third-seeded Xavier in the quarterfinals, the sixth-seeded George Washington University men's tennis team regrouped to post back-to-back victories over ninth-seeded Rhode Island, 4-0, and fifth-seeded Saint Joseph's, 4-3, to capture fifth place at the 2005 Atlantic 10 Men's Tennis Championship on Sunday at The Oxford Athletic Club.
On Saturday against the Rams, the Colonials received wins from seniors Matt Treadgold (Glenmont, NY) and Jake Jopling (Wexford, PA) at first doubles (9-7), and senior Daniel Raisbeck (Bogota, Colombia) and sophomore Daniel Balke (Portage, MI) at third doubles (8-1) to go ahead 1-0.
Treadgold won his third consecutive match of the tournament in singles play with a straight-set 6-2, 6-1 win at No. 2 to help lead GW to the shut out. Jopling (6-0, 6-1) and junior Will Timmons (6-3, 6-1) also won in straight sets at the third and sixth spots, respectively, to secure the victory and propel the Colonials into the fifth-place match on Sunday.
In the fifth-place contest, Saint Joseph's gained a 1-0 advantage at the outset by sweeping the doubles point. For Treadgold and Jopling, their 8-6 loss at the top spot was their first of the tournament.
GW began its rally with straight-set victories from freshman Mustafa Gencsoy (Istanbul, Turkey), Treadgold and Jopling at the first through third positions. In the end, Timmons, playing at No. 6, dropped the first set (4-6), before coming back to win 6-3, 6-2 in the second and third sets, respectively, to clinch the match for the Colonials.
In the finals, top-seeded Richmond defeated second-seeded Dayton, 4-2, to win its second consecutive A-10 title.#6 GW 4, #9 Rhode Island 0
1. Jopling/Treadgold (GW) def. Parente/Carvalho (URI) - 9-7
2. Sutphen/Barbera (URI) def. Gencsoy/Salyer (GW) - 8-6
3. Raisbeck/Balke (GW) def. Redmond/Tevooren (URI) - 8-1
1. Mustafa Gencsoy (GW) vs. Sutphen (URI) - DNF
2. Matt Treadgold (GW) def. Parente (URI) - 6-2, 6-1
3. Jake Jopling (GW) def. Barbera (URI) - 6-0, 6-1
4. Sam Salyer (GW) vs. Redmond (URI) -- DNF
5. Elliott Daniels (GW) vs. Tevooren (URI) -- DNF
6. Will Timmons (GW) def. Carvalho (URI) - 6-3, 6-1
#6 GW 4, #5 Saint Joseph's 3
1. Velazquez/Garabedian (SJU) def. Jopling/Treadgold (GW) - 8-6
2. Holland/Aniello (SJU) def. Gencsoy/Salyer (GW) - 8-5
3. Spencer/Pangilinan (SJU) vs. Raisbeck/Balke (GW) - 6-4 (DNF)
1. Mustafa Gencsoy (GW) def. Velazquez (SJU) - 6-1, 6-4
2. Matt Treadgold (GW) def. Holland (SJU) - 6-1, 6-4
3. Jake Jopling (GW) def. Garabedian (SJU) - 6-1, 6-1
4. Aniello (SJU) def. Sam Salyer (GW) - 6-2, 6-2
5. Spencer (SJU) def. Elliott Daniels (GW) - 6-3, 7-5
6. Will Timmons (GW) def. Pangilinan (SJU) - 4-6, 6-3, 6-2
Men's Tennis Adds Jakub Behun to Roster
WASHINGTON - First-year men's tennis head coach David Macpherson has added Jakub Behun to the roster for the spring 2017 semester.
Men's Tennis Reveals Spring Slate
WASHINGTON - First-year head coach David Macpherson has announced the GW men's tennis spring 2017 schedule.
13 GW VARSITY PROGRAMS RECOGNIZED WITH PERFECT GRADUATION SUCCESS RATE
GW student-athletes see graduation success seven percent higher than NCAA average
GW Men's Tennis Volunteers at Heart to Heart Event
Colonials participate for second-straight year
GW Men's Tennis Wraps Fall Play on Saturday
Lakewood Ranch, Fla. - The George Washington men's tennis squad wrapped fall tournament play on Saturday at the Lakewood Ranch Dick Vitale Invitational...
Men's Tennis Posts Strong Day 1 at Dick Vitale Invite
LAKEWOOD RANCH, Fla. - George Washington men's tennis posted a strong first day of competition at the Lakewood Ranch Dick Vitale Invitational presented by...
Men's Tennis to Wrap Fall at Dick Vitale Invite
WASHINGTON - Senior Julius Tverijonas and junior Chris Reynolds will represent the George Washington men's tennis squad at the Lakewood Ranch Dick Vitale...
@GWMensTennis Ends Run at ITA Regionals
Tverijonas Falls in Singles Round of 16