BRONXVILLE, N.Y. (April 13, 2018) – The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy tennis team won its road Skyline match on Friday night up at Sarah Lawrence College, 9-0. With the victory, the Mariners improve to 8-5 (6-0 Skyline), while the Gryphons fall to 1-5 (1-4 Skyline).
The #2 and #3 doubles flights earned 8-0 shutout wins – senior Jake McDonough (Wilmington, N.C.) and junior Daniel Zakrevski (Forest Hills, N.Y.) at #2 and senior Matthew Schwartz (Dunkirk, Md.) and junior Branden Deeter (Truckee, Calif.) at #3. The #1 pairing of freshmen Barry Booth (Spanish Fort, Ala.) and Andrew Carey (Moseley, Va.) captured an 8-2 win.
In singles action, McDonough at #1 (6-0, 6-1), Carey at #2 (6-4, 6-1) and Schwartz at #5 (6-0, 6-0) all earned straight-set victories, while Booth at #3 (8-0), Zakrevski at #4, 9-8 (6-0), and freshman Beau Llewellyn (Frederick, Md.), 9-8 (5-0) earned eight-game pro-set wins.
For the complete results from the match, click here.
The Mariners return to action next Thursday, April 19, for a home match against Ramapo College beginning at 4 p.m.
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