WATERVILLE, Maine --- Playing in their final home matches, Colby College first singles player Tom Kimball (Washington, Conn.) and Than Moore (Bedford, N.H.) each won tough singles matches in taking a 7-2 win over Connecticut College in New England Small College Athletic Conference men's tennis Sunday.
Colby improved to 12-5 overall and 3-3 in conference play, while the Camels dropped to 7-8 overall and 0-6 in the league.
Kimball took a 6-4, 7-5 victory in his first singles match, while Moore battled back after falling 6-1 in the opening set. Moore won 6-4 in the next set at sixth singles and then took a 10-4 pro-set.
Colby's Jason Ottomano (Weston, Conn.), who won the first doubles match with Kimball, also lost the first set by a 7-6 (5) score. He shook that off and took 6-0 and 6-3 wins in the next two sets.
Sam Bachelder (Wenham, Mass.) moved to 14-3 in singles play with a 6-0, 6-2 win at fourth singles. Matthew Mantikas (Glastonbury, Conn.) won at fifth singles. Bachelder and Jack Bryant (Wayzata, Minn.) teamed up for the third doubles win.
John Cangelosi (Estero, Fla.) won 6-3, 4-6, (11-9 pro-set) at third singles for Conn College. The Camels also received a second doubles win from Jeff Weisberger (Wayne, N.J.) and Jeremy Bader (Lexington, Mass.).
Colby 7, Connecticut College 2
1: Tom Kimball/Jason Ottomano, Colby, d. George King/John Cangelosi, 8-4
2: Jeff Weisberger/Jeremy Bader, CC, d. Robert Yee/Luke Martin, 8-4
3: Jack Bryant/Sam Bachelder, Colby, d. Mike DeCorato/Joshua Suneby, 8-1
1: Kimball, Colby, d. Weisberger, 6-4, 7-5
2: Ottomano, Colby, d. Suneby, 6-7 (5), 6-0, 6-3
3: Cangelosi, CC, d. Bryant, 6-3, 4-6, (11-9)
4: Bachelder, Colby, d. King, 6-0, 6-2
5: Matthew Mantikas, Colby, d. Tucker, 6-3, 6-4
6: Than Moore, Colby, d. Bader, 1-6, 6-4, (10-4)