SUFFOLK MEN’S TENNIS
Friday, April 11, 2008
Hope High School, Hope, R.I.
FINAL: JOHNSON & WALES 6, SUFFOLK 3
HOPE, R.I.-- Senior Tit Hudarin (Velenje, Slovenia) and sophomore Stefano Kafati (Honduras, S.P.S.) each posted wins in singles and doubles action to lift Johnson & Wales to a 6-3 Great Northeast Athletic Conference men’s tennis dual-match victory over Suffolk Friday afternoon at Hope High School.
Hudarin, senior Stuart Fodiman (Oakville, Conn.) and sophomore Devin Kitterick (Bridgewater, Mass.) each notched straight set singles triumphs on the day for the host Wildcats (5-1, 2-0 Great Northeast), while Kafati won his singles contest at the number five position in three sets and teamed up with freshman Jesse Wils (New York, N.Y.) for an 8-3 win at number three doubles. The tandem of Hudarin and sophomore Henrik Arnbert (Gothenburg, Sweden) posted the other point of the day for Johnson & Wales with an 8-4 victory at the number two doubles spot.
Sophomore Jared Orkin (Newton, Mass.) and freshman John Samander (Curacao, Netherlands) were straight set winners singles play at the number three and four spots, respectively, for the visiting Rams (3-3, 1-1 Great Northeast), who also received a 9-7 triumph at number one doubles from the tandem of senior Pedro Soares (Sao Paulo, Brazil) and freshman Nick Pratt (Sutton, Mass.).
Suffolk hosts Southern New Hampshire in a non-league dual-match on Sunday afternoon on the Buckingham, Browne & Nichols Courts beginning at Noon, while Johnson & Wales heads to New Haven, Conn. on Saturday afternoon to take on Albertus Magnus in a Great Northeast dual-match that begins at 1:00 p.m.
#1 Stuart Fodiman (JWU) def. Pedro Soares (SUF) 6-1, 6-2
#2 Tit Hudarin (JWU) def. Justin Ayoub (SUF) 6-0, 6-1
#3 Jared Orkin (SUF) def. John Bauernfeind (JWU) 6-2, 6-4
#4 John Samander (SUF) def. Henrik Arnbert (JWU) 6-4, 6-3
#5 Stefano Kafati (JWU) def. Nick Pratt (SUF) 2-6, 6-3, 6-4
#6 Devin Kitterick (JWU) def. Mike DeMoranville (SUF) 6-0, 6-0
#1 Soares/Pratt (SUF) def. Fodiman/Bauernfeind (JWU) 9-7
#2 Hudarin/Arnbert (JWU) def. Orkin/Samander (SUF) 8-4
#3 Kafati/Jesse Wils (JWU) def. Ayoub/DeMoranville (SUF) 8-3
Records Suffolk 3-3 (1-1 Great Northeast)
Johnson & Wales 5-1 (2-0 Great Northeast)