May 1, 2010
NORTH DARTMOUTH, MA - The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's men's tennis team did not lose a set and defeated visiting University of Massachusetts Boston, 9-0, in a Little East Conference match at the UMass Dartmouth Athletic Complex Saturday.
Five Corsairs were double winners. Senior Ken Sims (Chelmsford, MA) defeated sophomore T. Leng (Phnom Penh, Cambodia) at number one singles, 6-2, 6-1, freshman Mike Parker (Scituate, MA) defeated freshman Ryan Swann (Warren, VT) at number two, 6-0, 6-3, and Sims and Parker combined to defeat Lag and Swann at number one doubles, 8-3. Freshman Mike Giaquinto (East Falmouth, MA) defeated junior Himanshu Dubey (Lucknow, India) at number three singles, 6-4, 7-6 (7-3), sophomore Brian Lui (Medfield, MA) downed freshman John Tran Nguyen (Revere, MA) at number four, 6-1, 6-4, and Giaquinto and Lui defeated Dubey and Nguyen at number two doubles, 8-5. Sophomore Mike Fink (Sagamore Beach, MA) defeated junior Andrey Boguslavskiy (Volgograd, Russia) at number five singles, 6-0, 6-0, and teamed with freshman Cody Zygmont (Swansea, MA) to defeat Boguslavsky and freshman El Jan Daulo (Koronadal City, Philippines) at number three doubles, 8-1.
UMass Dartmouth improved to 5-4 and 1-4 in the Little East Conference with the victory, and clinched a spot in the Little East Conference post-season tournament, while UMass Boston dropped to 1-13 and 0-5 with the defeat. The Corsairs will return to action when they visit Bridgewater State or Rhode Island College in the first round of the LEC Playoffs Tuesday afternoon. The Beacons will host University of Southern Maine tomorrow at 1:00 p.m. at the Boston College High School courts.
Singles competition 1. Ken Sims (UMDMT) def. T. Leng (UMBMT) 6-2, 6-1 2. Mike Parker (UMDMT) def. Ryan Swann (UMBMT) 6-0, 6-3 3. Mike Giaquinto (UMDMT) def. Himanshu Dubey (UMBMT) 6-4, 7-6 (7-3) 4. Brian Lui (UMDMT) def. John Tran Nguyen (UMBMT) 6-1, 6-4 5. Mike Fink (UMDMT) def. Andrey Boguslavskiy (UMBMT) 6-0, 6-0 6. Alex Ciampi (UMDMT) def. Brian Sou (UMBMT) 6-1, 6-0
Doubles competition 1. Ken Sims/Mike Parker (UMDMT) def. T. Leng/Ryan Swann (UMBMT) 8-3 2. Mike Giaquinto/Brian Lui (UMDMT) def. Himanshu Dubey/Brian Sou (UMBMT) 8-5 3. Mike Fink/Cody Zygmont (UMDMT) def. Andrey Boguslavskiy/El Jan Daulo (UMBMT) 8-1
Material used in this report courtesy of UMass Dartmouth Sports Information