Amherst Cruises to 9-0 Win at Connecticut College

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First-year Robby Sorrel cruised to a 6-0, 6-1 win in the No. 5 singles match.
NEW LONDON, CT – Amherst College (18-4, 2-0) collected a 9-0 victory against host Connecticut College (5-6, 0-4) in NESCAC men’s tennis action played on the South Tennis Courts in New London Thursday. Zack Lerner (Scarsdale, NY) posted a 6-1, 6-1 victory at #1 singles in the fifth straight victory for the visiting Lord Jeffs.

Connecticut College sophomore Trevor Prophet (Nashua, NH) played the closest match of the day for the Camels, falling in a 6-4, 6-3 decision at #2 singles to Amherst sophomore Moritz Koenig (Hamburg, Germany). Lerner and Koenig teamed up to earn an 8-5 win at #1 doubles.

Also picking up singles victories were sophomores Priit Gross (Tartu, Estonia) and Max Gumport (Summit, NJ), and first-years Julian Camacho (New York, NY) and Robby Sorrel (Scarsdale, NY). Gross and first-year Austin Chafetz (Rancho Palos Verdes, CA) won 8-2 at #2 doubles, while Camacho and first-year Wes Waterman (Palm Beach Gardens, FL) picked up an 8-3 victory in the final doubles match.

The Lord Jeffs return to action Saturday, Apr. 11, when they head to Hamilton College to resume NESCAC play.

#7 Amherst College 9, Connecticut College 0
Doubles
1. Zack Lerner/Moritz Koenig (A) def. Kellogg/Prophet (CC) 8-5
2. Priit Gross/Austin Chafetz (A) def. Stanton/Weisberger (CC) 8-2
3. Wes Waterman/Julian Camacho (A) def. Frieman/Tasi (CC) 8-3

Singles
1. Zack Lerner (A) def. David Kellogg (CC) 6-1, 6-1
2. Moritz Koenig (A) def. Trevor Prophet (CC) 6-4, 6-3
3. Priit Gross (A) def.  Jeffrey Weisberger (CC) 6-4, 6-1
4. Julian Camacho (A) def. Colin Tasi (CC) 6-2, 6-1
5. Robby Sorrel (A) def. Craig Stanton (CC) 6-0, 6-1
6. Max Gumport (A) def. Henry Friedman (CC) 6-2, 6-0