#22 Jumbos Beat #30 Banana Slugs

#22 Jumbos Beat #30 Banana Slugs

CLAREMONT (3-20) – The Banana Slugs played their first match of a three match trip to Southern California as they took on ITA NCAA Division III #22 Tufts University in Claremont at the Claremont Racquet Club. The Jumbos won every single doubles match and won the match 8-1.

In their last match, the Banana Slugs lost 6-1 to NCAA Division I University of Missouri-Kanasas City on February 28th in Santa Cruz while the Jumbos defeated ITA NCAA Division III #18 Whitman College 5-4 earlier today in Claremont.

The Jumbos won five singles matches while the Banana Slugs won one. In the #3 singles match between Chad Le Duff of UC Santa Cruz and Rob Jacobson of Tufts, Le Duff defeated Jacobson 6-1, 6-1. In the #1 singles match between Adrian Sirovica of the Banana Slugs and Rohan Gupte of the Jumbos, Gupte defeated Sirovica 7-5, 6-4. In the #2 singles match between Chad Stone of UC Santa Cruz and Jay Glickman of Tufts, Glickman defeated Stone 7-6, 6-2. In the #5 singles match between Alexander Flora of the Banana Slugs and Kevin Kelly of the Jumbos, Kelly defeated Flora 7-6, 4-1, (Retired). In the #6 singles match between Jimmy Soper of UC Santa Cruz and Dan Coran of Tufts, Coran defeated Soper 6-0, 6-2. The tightest singles match of the day was the #4 singles match between Ryan Dugan of the Banana Slugs and Zain Ali of the Jumbos. Ali defeated Dugan 4-6, 7-5, 10-7.

The Jumbos won all three doubles matches. In the #2 doubles match between Dugan and Stone of UC Santa Cruz and Nik Telkedzhiev and Garrett Weinstein of Tufts, Telkedzhiev and Weinstein defeated Dugan and Stone 8-4. In the #3 doubles match between Hollister and Le Duff of the Banana Slugs and Glickman and Kelly of the Jumbos, Glickman and Kelly defeated Hollister and Le Duff 8-5. The tightest doubles match was the #1 doubles match between Flora and Sirovica of UC Santa Cruz and Cary and Gupte of Tufts. Cary and Gupte defeated Flora and Sirovica 9-7.

Before are the full results:

#1 Singles        Rohan Gupte (TU)                  def.      Adrian Sirovica (UCSC)         7-5, 6-4

#2 Singles        Jay Glickman (TU)                  def.      Chad Stone (UCSC)`            7-6, 6-2

#3 Singles        Chad Le Duff (UCSC)              def.      Rob Jacobson (TU)               6-1, 6-1

#4 Singles        Zain Ali (TU)                          def.      Ryan Dugan (UCSC)             4-6, 7-5, 10-7

#5 Singles        Kevin Kelly (TU)                     def.      Alexander Flora (UCSC)        7-6, 4-1, Ret.

#6 Singles        Dan Coran (TU)                      def.      Jimmy Soper (UCSC)            6-0, 6-2

#1 Doubles       Cary/Gupte (TU)                     def.      Flora/Sirovica (UCSC)          9-7

#2 Doubles       Telkedzhiev/Weinstein (TU)     def.      Dugan/Stone (UCSC)           8-4

#3 Doubles       Glickman/Kelly (TU)                def.      Hollister/Le Duff (UCSC)       8-5

The next match for the Banana Slugs is Tuesday as they take on University of Chicago in Claremont. The match time is set for 10 am.