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:
- Quentin Barthe (Bordeaux, France) def. Jake LaCerda (Gray, ME) 6-0, 6-4
- Trevor Hanna (Whitehorse, Yukon) def. Ben Seward (Bennington, VT) 6-0, 6-0
- Brody Wagner (Reading, PA) def. Gerald Fleming (Tampa, FL) 6-0, 6-0
- Darwin Norris (Shelburne, VT) def. Korey Steele (Jupiter, FL) 6-0, 6-0
- Riley Laughlin (Underhill, VT) def. Jeremy Polonia (Lynn, MA) 6-0, 6-0
- Ryan Ng def. Mukhtar Abdullahi (Mogadishu, Somalia) 6-0, 6-1
- Barthe & Norris def. LaCerda & Seward 8-3
- Hanna & Wagner def. Steele & Fleming 8-0
- 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.