The Mason men's tennis team defeated Navy today 8-1 to split the two matches played at the Navy Gold Invite this weekend in Annapolis, Md. Mason won five out six singles and all three doubles en route to the win.
Mason got wins from top singles player Jimmy Davis, Jordan Dyke, Danny Naja, Scott Keaton and Aaron Capitel. Mason swept the doubles matches with Davis/Keaton winning 8-3 in the top spot. Dyke/Baine defeated Navy's Gaines/Jones, 8-3 and Sargent/Hyre won 8-6.
Mason's only loss of the day came in flight 3 singles when Tanner Baine fell to Navy's Blake Daniel.
No. 1 Keaton/Davis (Mason) d. Mack/Richmond (Navy), 8-3
No. 2 Baine/Dyke (Mason) d. Gaines/Jones (Navy), 8-3
No. 3 Hyre/Sargent (Mason) d. Daniel/Gutsche, 8-6
No. 1 Jimmy Davis (Mason) d. Calvin Mack (Navy), 6-2, 7-6 (3)
No. 2 Jordan Dyke (Mason) d. Austin Jones (Navy), 2-6, 6-2, 1-0 (10-5)
No. 3 Blake Daniel (Navy) d. Tanner Baine (Mason), 6-1, 6-2
No. 4 Danny Naja (Mason) d. Nicholas Gutsche (Navy), 6-4, 6-1
No. 5 Scott Keaton (Mason) d. Alex Gaines (Navy), 6-3, 6-4
No. 6 Aaron Capitel (Mason) d. Matt Richmond (Navy), 6-0, 7-6 (4)
Four Patriots earned Flight Championships. Jordan Dyke won Flight 2, Scott Keaton Flight 5, Taylor Sargent won Flight 7 and Jordan Borsanyi Flight 8.
Singles Flight Champions
Flight Name School
#1 Justin Carter UMBC
#2 Jordan Dyke George Mason
#3 Juan Manuel Aranzazu UMBC
#4 Alexandre Drean UMBC**
#5 Scott Keaton George Mason
#6 Daniel Gray UMBC
#7 Taylor Sargent George Mason
#8 Jordan Borsanyi George Mason
*-1st tie breaker is most sets won **- 2nd tie breaker is
fewest sets lost
Doubles Flight Champions
Flight Name School
#1 Gaulthier Berret/Justin Carter UMBC
#2 Tanner Baine/Jordan Dyke George Mason
#3 Nicholas Gutsche/Blake Daniel Navy
#4 Alexandre Drean/Hunter McCawley UMBC
*-1st tie breaker is most sets won