Men's tennis cruises to home win over Union indoors

Matt May '21 (Josh McKee photo)
Matt May '21 (Josh McKee photo)

The Hamilton College Continentals posted a 9-0 non-conference victory against the Union College Dutchmen inside Hamilton's Margaret Bundy Scott Field House on Thursday.

Both teams have an overall record of 3-8. All three of the Continentals' wins have come by 9-0 scores. Hamilton hosts SUNY Oneonta for another non-conference match on Saturday, April 14 at noon.

Four Continentals were winners in singles and doubles action. Sam Farber '20 picked up his eighth singles victory this season with a win in first flight action and improved to 7-5 with doubles partner Rob Dotterer '21 in a first flight match. Dotterer evened his singles record at 9-9 with a win at the second flight.

Max Zimmerman '21 and Tim Derby '21 improved to 5-3 as a doubles pairing with their win at second flight. Zimmerman collected his team-high 10th singles win and Derby recorded his ninth at the third and fourth flights, respectively.

Matt May '21 and Eamon Gibbons '21 have two victories as a pairing after their win at third flight doubles. Eyad Nagori '18 is 5-2 in singles play and has 22 career victories after his win at fifth flight. Jafar Sharipov '21 triumphed at sixth flight singles and has eight wins this season.


RESULTS

Hamilton 9, Union 0

SINGLES
1. Sam Farber (H) d. Del Schunk 6-3, 6-2.
2. Rob Dotterer (H) d. Austin Egna 6-3, 6-2.
3. Max Zimmerman (H) d. Max Egna 6-1, 6-3.
4. Tim Derby (H) d. David Bond 6-1, 6-0.
5. Eyad Nagori (H) d. Zach Kaplan 6-1, 6-4.
6. Jafar Sharipov (H) d. Ian Bank 6-1, 7-6 (4).

DOUBLES
1. Farber/Dotterer (H) d. Egna/Egna 8-3.
2. Zimmerman/Derby (H) d. Bank/Bond 8-3.
3. Matt May/Eamon Gibbons (H) d. Justin Gold/Schunk 8-3.

Records: Union 3-8 overall; Hamilton 3-8.