Men's tennis battles hard in loss to Trinity

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: April 3, 2011

WATERVILLE, Maine --- Jack Bryant stayed unbeaten on the season in singles play for the Colby College men's tennis team in a 7-2 setback to Trinity College on Sunday.

Bryant won 6-2, 7-5 at fourth singles in moving to 7-0 this spring at singles. Meanwhile, the third doubles team of Luke Martin and Jason Ottomano won a tight 9-8 (3) match for the Mules (5-2 overall, 0-2 NESCAC).

"Once again, the score team score does not reflect the competitiveness and closeness of the match," Colby head coach Doanh Wang said. " Jack remained unbeaten in the spring and Matt Mantikas lost his first match of the spring after moving up from six to five. 

Anson McCook won a tough match at first singles and then joined forces with Rich Bonfiglio to take the first doubles match for Trinity (4-2, 1-0). Colby lost two singles matches in three sets, including Ottomano at first singles and Mantikas the five spot.

Trinity 7, Colby 2

1: Anson McCook/Rich Bonfiglio, T, d. Jack Bryant/Matt Carroll, 8-3

2: David Dessau/David Patrick, T, d. Robbie Yee/Sam Bachelder, 8-3

3: Luke Martin/Jason Ottomano, C, d. Charles McConnell/Matthew Mackin, 9-8 (3)


1: McCook, T, d. Ottomano, 6-1, 5-7, 6-1

2: Bonfiglio, T, d. Carroll, 6-1, 6-1

3: Dessau, T, d. Than Moore, 6-2, 7-5

4: Bryant, C, d. Jugal Marfatia, 6-2, 7-5

5: McConnell, T, d. Matt Mantikas, 3-6, 6-4, 6-4

6: Patrick, T, d. Bachelder, 6-1, 6-4

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