Doubles Point is Decisive Factor as Wildcats Edged by Georgetown, 4-3
Thomas O'Brien scored a 6-2, 6-2 win at No. 1 singles in a close team match against Georgetown on Wednesday afternoon.

 
Thomas O'Brien scored a 6-2, 6-2 win at No. 1 singles in a close team match against Georgetown on Wednesday afternoon.
 

April 3, 2013

VILLANOVA, Pa. - Well-played and closely contested singles matches resulted in an even split between the teams but the doubles point was decisive as Villanova (6-8) lost a close match to Georgetown (8-8), 4-3, at the West Campus Tennis Courts on Wednesday afternoon. The three points for the Wildcats came from singles victories at the No. 1, No. 4 and No. 6 matches.

Junior Thomas O'Brien (Guilford, Conn.) won his No. 1 singles match in straight sets against Daniel Khanin, winning by identical set scores of 6-2 and 6-2. In the No. 4 singles match freshman Max Levine (Lubbock, Texas) rallied to defeat Shane Korber in three sets. He pulled out a 5-7, 6-4, 7-6 (1) victory and sophomore Kelly Donaldson (Broomfield, Colo.) was a 6-4, 1-6, 10-8 winner at the No. 6 singles match against Alex Tropiano.

Next up for the Wildcats is a match at Tufts on Friday afternoon.

GEORGETOWN 4, VILLANOVA 3
April 3, 2013
Villanova, Pa.
West Campus Tennis Courts

Doubles
1. Daniel Khanin/Casey Distaso (Georgetown) defeated Thomas O'Brien/Kelly Donaldson (Villanova), 8-6
2. Reese Milner/Charlie Caris (Georgetown) defeated Matt Colonnese/Max Levine (Villanova), 8-3
3. Alex Tropiano/Shane Korber (Georgetown) defeated Ryan Peyton/Chris Seitz (Villanova), 8-2

Order of Finish: 3, 2, 1

Singles
1. Thomas O'Brien (Villanova) defeated Daniel Khanin (Georgetown) 6-2, 6-2
2. Charlie Caris (Georgetown) defeated Chris Seitz (Villanova) 2-6, 6-1, 6-1
3. Reese Milner (Georgetown) defeated Ryan Peyton (Villanova) 6-3, 6-4
4. Max Levine (Villanova) defeated Shane Korber (Georgetown) 5-7, 6-4, 7-6 (1)
5. Casey Distaso (Georgetown) defeated Matt Colonnese (Villanova) 6-1, 6-1
6. Kelly Donaldson (Villanova) defeated Alex Tropiano (Georgetown) 6-4, 1-6, 10-8

 

 

Order of Finish: 1, 3, 2, 5, 6, 4

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