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April 4, 2011

In Conference Action, Tennis Drops Match to Goucher, 6-3

TOWSON, Md. – This past weekend, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy tennis team fell to Landmark Conference-opponent Goucher College, 6-3 in Towson, Md. With the victory, the Gophers improved to 1-5 overall and 1-2 in the conference. With the loss, the Mariners dropped to 1-5 overall and 0-3 in league play.

 
SINGLES:
 
1. Jeff Gulitus (USMMA) def. Steve Baum (GOU) 7-5, 6-3
2. David Spivey (GOU) def. Biondi Phua (USMMA) 6-1, 6-1
3. Billie Weiss (GOU) def. Cesar Pinilla (USMMA) 3-6, 7-6 (7-4), 6-1
4. Daniel Csete (GOU) def. Steve Ficken (USMMA) 6-3, 6-1
5. Dave Hemelt (GOU) def. Richard Hine (USMMA) 6-2, 6-2
6. Seth Manfield (GOU) def. Cristina Fernandez-O'Toole (USMMA) 6-4, 3-6, 6-2
 
DOUBLES:
 
1. Jeff Gulitus/Cesar Pinilla (USMMA) def. Steve Baum/David Spivey (GOU) 8-6
2. Biondi Phua/Richard Hine (USMMA) def. Billie Weiss/Brett Blackman (GOU) 8-3

3. Daniel Csete/Dave Hemelt (GOU) def. Steve Ficken/Manny Tishler (USMMA) 8-4

 
Head Coach Mike Del Prete and the Mariners return to action on Wednesday when they travel to the Bronx to take on CCNY. The opening serve is slated for 3:00 p.m.