Vermont Tennis Defeats Rhode Island

BURLINGTON, Vt. – In men’s tennis Saturday afternoon at the UVM Tennis Facility, the Catamounts picked up their second win of the season defeating URI, 5-2.

In singles Vermont won four of the six matches. Picking up wins for the Catamounts were Tom Whittaker (London England), Griffin Maloney (So.Westfield), Chris Hathaway (Millbrook, N.Y.), and Brendan Matthews(Madison, Wis.). In doubles action Vermont won the point taking two of the three matches. The duos of Whittaker/Hathaway and Ethan Bernstein (Newton, Pa.)/Maloney won their matches in the second and third doubles slots respectively. With the victory the Catamounts wrapped up their fall season finishing 2-3.

Singles:

1. Dustin Parente (URI) def. Matt Spring (UVM); 6-3, 6-3.

2. Nick Barbera (URI) def. Eric Conway (UVM); N/A.

3. Tom Whittaker (UVM) def. Dan Bruzga (URI); 6-1, 6-1.

4. Griffin Maloney (UVM) def. Max Bruninghold (URI); 6-3, 6-1.

5. Chris Hathaway (UVM) def. Geoff Peterson (URI); 6-0, 6-3.

6. Brendan Matthews (UVM) def. Zach Hill-Joseph (URI); 6-0, 6-1.

Doubles:

1.Parente/Barbara (URI) Spring/Conway (UVM); 9-8.

2. Whittaker/Hathaway (UVM) def. Bruzga/Peterson (URI); 8-3.

3. Ethan Bernstein/Maloney (UVM) def. Bruninghold/Hill-Joseph (URI); 8-3.

Records: Vermont, 2-3 (fall)

-Athletic Communications