GREEN MOUNTAIN COLLECTS 6-3 WIN OVER SAGE IN MEN'S TENNIS
Troy, NY—The Sage College's hosted the Eagles of Green Mountain College on Thursday at Prospect Park. GMC picked up a 6-3 win to improve to 2-8 overall, while the loss puts Sage at 1-10.
GMC took a 2-1 lead after doubles with wins at No. 1 and No. 2. Freshman Connor Braden (Lafayette IN/Jefferson) and rookie Nate Berner-Tobin (Stratham, NH/Exeter) were an 8-2 win over junior Mike Hilton (Waterford, NY/Waterford Halfmoon) and sophomore Rob Hansen (Niskayuna, NY/Niskayuna). Seniors Chris Donovan (Bedford, MA/Bedford) and Andrew O'Neill (Philmont, NY/Hawthorne Valley) picked up an 8-6 win at No. 2 doubles, besting junior Gerard Beaudin (Delmar, NY/Home Schooled) and Sean Alvarado (Shokan, NY/Onteora).
Senior Cory Alvarado (Shokan, NY/Onteora) and senior Joe Kenealy (Lowville, NY/Lowville Academy Central) teamed for an 8-6 win, besting seniors Nicole Cardish (Walden, NY/Valley Central) and Chris Gaskin (Atlanta, GA/Atlanta Metro College).
Hansen and Sean Alvarado were the Gators' lone winners in singles play at No. 2 singles and No. 5 singles.
The Gators return to action on April 20 travelling to Purchase College for a 1 p.m. Skyline Conference match.
Tennis Match Results
Green Mountain College vs The Sage Colleges
Apr 18, 2013 at Troy, NY
Green Mountain College 6, The Sage Colleges 3
1. Connor Braden (GMC) def. Hilton, Mike (SAGEMEN) 6-2, 6-1
2. Hansen, Rob (SAGEMEN) def. Nate Berner-Tobin (GMC) 6-1, 6-4
3. Chris Donovan (GMC) def. Beaudin, Gerard (SAGEMEN) 6-1, 7-6 (7-3)
4. Andrew O'Neill (GMC) def. Alvarado, Cory (SAGEMEN) 6-4, 6-1
5. Alvarado, Sean (SAGEMEN) def. Nicole Cardish (GMC) 6-2, 1-6, 6-2
6. Chris Gaskin (GMC) def. Butt, Rick (SAGEMEN) 6-1, 7-5
1. Connor Braden/Nate Berner-Tobin (GMC) def. Hansen, Rob/Hilton, Mike (SAGEMEN) 8-2
2. Chris Donovan/Andrew O'Neill (GMC) def. Beaudin, Gerard/Alvarado, Sean (SAGEMEN) 8-6
3. Alvarado, Cory/Kenealy, Joe (SAGEMEN) def. Nicole Cardish/Chris Gaskin (GMC) 8-6
Green Mountain College 2-7
The Sage Colleges 1-10