Sep 25, 2016
NEW LONDON, Conn. -- The Colby College men's tennis team went 12-1 in singles play and 6-2 in doubles at the Connecticut College Invitational.
Carl Reid and Vlad Murad each went 2-0 in 'A' singles play and teamed up to go 2-0 in 'A' doubles. Reid won both singles matches in straight sets, while Murad lost only five games in his two straight set wins. The two combined to win two 8-1 matches in doubles.
Scott Altmeyer had a stiff test in 'B' singles, defeating Babson's Dan Levitan in a tight 6-3, 6-7, (10-5 super tie-breaker) match. Altmeyer was leading his other singles match, but was cut short due to darkness.
Zale Shah was a 6-2, 6-4 winner in his lone match at 'C' singles. Shaw Speer coasted to two straight set wins and lost just two games in 'D' singles play. In other 'D' play, Cam Hillier won 6-4, 4-6, (10-5) over Coast Guard's Arthur Wicke and lost 6-2, 6-3 to Ellis Solandt of St. Lawrence
Hillier and Speer also played in the 'A' doubles, taking an 8-1 win over a pairing from Coast Guard. The Colby duo also fell 8-5 to Connecticut College's first doubles team.
Jeremy Mendoza won one match at 'E' singles and teammate Luis Gonzalez Kompalic won straight set matches at 'F' singles. Mendoza won 7-5, 2-6, (10-6) over an opponent from Babson.
In 'B' doubles play, Mendoza and Gonzalez Kompalic split two matches. Shah and Altmeyer combined to win both of their 'C' doubles matches by 8-0 scores.
Connecticut College Invitational
Carl Reid def. Brandon Rosenbluth (Babson) 6-2, 6-3
Reid def. Tom Bellio (Stonehill) 6-1, 6-3
Vlad Murad def. Dean Sponholz (St. Lawrence) 6-2, 6-2
Murad def. Thomas Hackett (Coast Guard) 6-0, 6-1
Scott Altmeyer def. Dan Levitan (Babson) 6-3, 6-7, 10-5
Altmeyer leading John Hu (Coast Guard) 6-4, 1-2
Zale Shah def. Joan Castillo (Stonehill) 6-2, 6-4
Elliot Solandt (St. Lawrence) def. Cam Hillier 6-2, 6-3
Hillier def. Arthur Wicke (Coast Guard) 6-4, 4-6, 10-5
Shaw Speer def. Jeff Gagnon (Stonehill) 6-0, 6-0
Speer def. Cissel (Conn) 6-1, 6-1
Jeremy Mendoza def. Dan Meister (Babson) 7-5, 2-6, 10-6
Mendoza leading Aaron Diamond (Stonehill) 6-3, 0-2
Luis Gonzalez Kompalic def. Dimitri Vlassov (Stonehill) 6-4, 6-3
Gonzalez Kompalic def. Spencer Whitmire (St. Lawrence) 6-2, 6-1
Reid/Murad def. Thomas Hackett/Jack Phillips (Coast Guard 1) 8-1
Hillier/Speer def. Elliot Solandt/Kevin Frommer (St. Lawrence 1) 8-6
Farrell/Cissel (Conn 3) def. Jeremy Mendoza/Luis Gonzalez Kompalic 8-3
Mendoza/Gonzalez Kompalic def. Dom Wysolmerski/Stuart Toda (Babson 4) 9-7
Scott Altmeyer/Zale Shah def. Morris/Dan Meister (Babson 5) 8-0
Altmeyer/Shah def. Jeff Gagnon/Aaron Diamond (Stonehill 4) 8-0