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Men's Tennis Drops 6-3 Non-League Dual-Match Decision At Gordon

Thursday, March 27, 2008
Brigham Athletic Complex, Wenham, Mass.


WENHAM, Mass.--  Freshmen Daniel Cormier (Ipswich, Mass.) and Scott Pichard (Coto de Caza, Calif.) each posted wins in singles and doubles play to lead Gordon to a 6-3 non-league college men’s tennis dual-match victory over Suffolk Thursday afternoon at the Brigham Athletic Complex.

Cormier and Pichard each notched straight set wins at the number five and six singles spots, respectively, for the host Scots (2-7) and teamed up for an 8-3 triumph at number three doubles.  Freshman Carl Quinion (Westerville, Ohio) and Andrew Van Rheenen (Warminster, Pa.) also collected singles victories for Gordon, while the tandem of senior Greg Zini (Fiskdale, Mass.) and junior Michael Larson (Denver, Colo.) provided the other point of the day for the hosts with a 9-8 win at number one doubles.

Senior Chris Delisi (Gloucester, Mass.) and freshman Justin Ayoub (Brooklyn, N.Y.) each posted straight set victories at the number one and two singles spots, respectively, in the setback for the visiting Rams (1-1), who also received an 8-2 triumph at the number two doubles spot for the tandem of junior Garrett Freeman (Beacon, N.Y.) and freshman Nick Pratt (Sutton, Mass.).

Suffolk hosts Emerson in its Great Northeast Athletic Conference dual-match opener on Saturday afternoon on the Buckingham, Browne & Nichols Courts beginning at 1:00 p.m., while Gordon hosts Roger Williams in a Commonwealth Coast Conference dual-match on Saturday afternoon at the Brigham Athletic Complex that also begins at 1:00.

Singles Results
#1 Chris Delisi (SUF) def. Michael Larson (GOR)    6-0, 6-1
#2 Justin Ayoub (SUF) def. Greg Zini (GOR)    6-2, 7-5
#3 Carl Quinion (GOR) def. Garrett Freeman (SUF)   6-2, 6-2
#4 Andrew Van Rheenen (GOR) def. Nick Pratt (SUF)   4-6, 6-2, 6-4
#5 Daniel Cormier (GOR) def. Greg Garrison (SUF)   6-1, 6-2
#6 Scott Pichard (GOR) def. Tim Leveroni (SUF)    6-3, 6-1

Doubles Results
#1 Larson/Zini (GOR) def. Delisi/Ayoub (SUF)    9-8
#2 Freeman/Pratt (SUF) def. Quinion/Van Rheenen (GOR)  8-2
#3 Pichard/Cormier (GOR) def. Phil Lembo/Mike DeMoranville (SUF) 8-3

Records Suffolk  1-1
  Gordon 2-7