Bulls Fall at Cornell, 7-0
ITHACA, NY – The University at Buffalo men's tennis team dropped a 7-0 decision to 46th ranked Cornell on Saturday. The Bulls are 3-3 for the season.
The Bulls scored a win in the number one doubles match but were unable to grab the opening point. UB's top duo of Wojciech Starakiewicz and Mitch Zenaty knocked off Cornell's Evan Bernstein and Jonathan Jaklitsch by an 8-5 margin. Cornell won the second and third doubles matches.
Although Cornell swept the singles matches from the Bulls, UB did force a pair of matches into third sets. In the number one match, Starakiewicz and Andy Gauthier split 7-6 tiebreakers before Starakiewicz fell in the super tiebreaker, In the number two match, Vusa Hove and Jaklitsch split 6-2 decisions in the first two sets. Jaklitsch won the third set by a 6-3 count.
The Bulls now head to South Carolina for three spring break matches. UB opens at Furman on Tuesday.
No. 46 Cornell 7, Buffalo 0
1 Wojciech Starakiewicz/Mitch Zenaty (UB def. Evan Bernstein/Jonathan Jaklitsch (CU), 8-5
2 Jeremy Feldman/Andy Gauthier (CU) def. Vusa Hove/Travis Zappia (UB), 8-1
1 Andy Gauthier (CU) def. Wojceich Starakiewicz (UB), 7-6, 6-7, 1-0 (10-5)
2 Jonathan Jaklitsch (CU) def. Vusa Hove (UB), 6-2, 2-6, 6-3
3 Mirza Klis (CU) def. Marcelo Mazzetto (UB), 6-3, 6-3
4 Evan Bernstein (CU) def. Jason Simon (UB), 6-0, 6-2
5 Jeremy Feldman (CU) def. Alex Kalinin (UB), 6-4, 6-2
6 Evan McElwain (CU) def. Mitch Zenaty, 7-6, 6-4