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Hornet men's tennis swept by Castleton in season opener

Hornet men's tennis swept by Castleton in season opener

Stowe, VT - The Lyndon State College men's tennis team fell 9-0 to Castleton University on Saturday evening.  The match was played at Topnotch Resort, and was the season opener for both teams.  This match was a non-conference affair, with the rematch at Castleton on April 7th serving as a North Atlantic Conference contest.

Results were as follows:


  1. Quentin Barthe (Bordeaux, France) def. Jake LaCerda (Gray, ME) 6-0, 6-4
  2. Trevor Hanna (Whitehorse, Yukon) def. Ben Seward (Bennington, VT) 6-0, 6-0
  3. Brody Wagner (Reading, PA) def. Gerald Fleming (Tampa, FL) 6-0, 6-0
  4. Darwin Norris (Shelburne, VT) def. Korey Steele (Jupiter, FL) 6-0, 6-0
  5. Riley Laughlin (Underhill, VT) def. Jeremy Polonia (Lynn, MA) 6-0, 6-0
  6. Ryan Ng def. Mukhtar Abdullahi (Mogadishu, Somalia) 6-0, 6-1


  1. Barthe & Norris def. LaCerda & Seward 8-3
  2. Hanna & Wagner def. Steele & Fleming 8-0
  3. Luke Cohen & Laughlin def. Polonia & Abdullhi 8-1

The Hornets will return to the courts on Friday, March 23rd, when they host the University of Maine at Fort Kent.  That match will begin at 5:00 pm and will be played at Topnotch Resort.  Castleton will play Johnson State College next Saturday at Topnotch.