Men's tennis splits two non-conference matches
The Hamilton College Continentals split a pair of non-conference matches at Hamilton’s Margaret Bundy Scott Field House on Sunday.
The Continentals (7-5 overall) blanked Utica College 9-0 and were edged 5-4 by St. Lawrence University. Hamilton returns to NESCAC competition on Saturday, April 5, at home against Tufts University at 2 p.m.
Ben Swett ’14 and Ian Antonoff ’16 recorded three wins apiece on the day. Swett teamed with Devin White ’17 for an 8-0 win at first flight doubles against Utica and paired with James Oliver ’15 to win 8-6 at the first spot against St. Lawrence. Swett also rallied from a set down to beat his St. Lawrence opponent at second flight singles.
Antonoff won both his fourth flight singles matches, raising his season record to 10-5, and teamed with Austin Lokre ’16 to post an 8-1 second flight doubles win against Utica. Lokre was a straight-set winner at fifth flight singles in the Utica victory.
Jack Vissicchio ’17 rounded out Hamilton’s winners against St. Lawrence, posting a three-set victory at sixth flight.
Jonathan Cohen ‘17, Max McKee-Proctor ’17 and Burke Paxton ’17 all won in straight sets in the Utica shutout. Cohen is now 9-5 this season, and McKee-Proctor’s singles win was his sixth.
Hamilton 9, Utica 0
1. Ben SWETT/Devin WHITE (HAM) def. Dan Fadden/Raphael Warnon (UC) 8-0
2. Ian ANTONOFF/Austin LOKRE (HAM) def. Zach Huntingwell/Matt Rogers (UC) 8-1
3. Matthew BILLET/Max McKEE-PROCTOR (HAM) def. No player/No player (UC), by default
1. Burke PAXTON (HAM) def. Raphael Warnon (UC) 6-0, 6-1
2. Max McKEE-PROCTOR (HAM) def. Dan Fadden (UC) 6-1, 6-2
3. Jonathan COHEN (HAM) def. Matt Rogers (UC) 6-0, 6-2
4. Ian ANTONOFF (HAM) def. Phil Pham (UC) 6-0, 6-1
5. Austin LOKRE (HAM) def. Zach Huntingwell (UC) 6-0, 6-2
6. Jack VISSICCHIO (HAM) def. No player (UC), by default
Utica 1-1; Hamilton 7-4
St. Lawrence 5, Hamilton 4
1. James OLIVER/Ben SWETT (HAM) def. Paul Barrett/Rob Schmitz (SLU) 8-6
2. Rhonny Rosario/Elliot Solandt (SLU) def. Ian ANTONOFF/Matthew BILLET (HAM) 8-6
3. John Megas/Tom Luchars (SLU) def. Austin LOKRE/Max McKEE-PROCTOR (HAM) 8-6
1. Rhonny Rosario (SLU) def. James OLIVER (HAM) 0-6, 7-5, 6-2
2. Ben SWETT (HAM) def. John Megas (SLU) 6-7, 6-4, 6-2
3. Rob Schmitz (SLU) def. Jonathan COHEN (HAM) 6-1, 7-6
4. Ian ANTONOFF (HAM) def. Paul Barrett (SLU) 7-5, 3-6, 7-5
5. Will Kauppila (SLU) def. Matthew BILLET (HAM) 6-4, 4-6, 7-5
6. Jack VISSICCHIO (HAM) def. Kevin Frommer (SLU) 6-3, 3-6, 6-1
St. Lawrence 7-6; Hamilton 7-5