Suneby, Cangelosi Advance to Second Round Action at USTA/ITA Champ.
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass.--The Connecticut College men's tennis team visited Williams College to compete in the United States Tennis Association/Intercollegiate Tennis Association Regional Singles Championship.
Joshua Suneby (Wellesley, Mass.) rallied in a comeback win against Peter Yanofsky of Bates. Suneby dropped a 6-4 decision in the first set but rallied for a 6-3 win in the second set and pulled out a 10-4 win in the super tie-breaker. In the second round, Bowdoin College's Noah Bragg eliminated Suneby in a 6-1, 6-4 win.
Joining Suneby in the second round was sophomore JC Cangelosi (Estero, Fla.). Cangelosi held off Jeff Legunn of Wesleyan in a 6-4, 6-7, 10-8 victory in the super tie-breaker. In the second round Zack Weiss of Williams College earned a 6-1, 6-2 victory to eliminate Cangelosi.
Connecticut College head men's and women's tennis coach Chris O'Brien was pleased with the efforts of both sophomores, who advanced into the second round of action before facing elimination.
"Both guys really dug deep for us to pull out these first round wins," O'Brien said. "It's great to see how far they've come in just their second season with the program."
In the women's USTA/ITA Regional Singles Championship at MIT, the Camels dropped two competitive first round match ups. Senior Jennifer Herbert (Pawcatuck, Conn.) dropped a 6-2, 7-5 decision to Dorrie Paradies of Middlebury. Sophomore Maria Pia Sifuentes (Forest Hills, N.Y.) lost a 6-3, 7-6 decision to McKenzie Love of Colby College.
September 30, 2012