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Men's Tennis Drops Opening Match of Spring Season
Courtesy: George Mason Athletics
Release: 01/21/2013

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Mason men's tennis opened up the 2013 spring season today against East Carolina at Monclair Country Club. The Pirates defeated the Patriots by a 6-1 margin, winning two of three doubles matches and five of six singles contests.

Mason's lone point came at #2 singles as Jordan Dyke defeated East Carolina's Nico Sariano in three sets, 1-6, 6-2, 7-5. The Pirates won the doubles point after winning the top two matches,each by a score of 8-5. Mason's Taylor Sargent and Tanner Baine won the #3 match 8-6.

East Carolina earned five points in the six singles matches. The Pirates defeated the Patriots by a 6-1, 6-2 margin in three matches. Jaran Vleigen defeated Mason's Jimmy Davis at the top singles positions, John Schmidt beat Tanner Baine at #3 singles Colin Roller bested Mason's Scott Keaton at #5 singles. At #6 singles, Mason's Aaron Capitel battled Pat Wolterbeek in a close contest, 2-6, 7-5(13-11).

The Patriots don't get back on the court until Saturday, February 9 against Morgan State at Monclair Country Club.



#1 J. Vliegen/C. Roller (ECU) def. Davis/Keaton(Mason), 8-5

#2 D. Brenard/J. Schmidt (ECU) def. Dykes/Borden (Mason), 8-5

#3 Sargent/Baine (Mason) def. P. Wolterbeek/N. Sariano, 8-6


#1 Jaran Vleigen (ECU) def. Jimmy Davis(Mason), 6-1, 6-2

#2 Jordan Dyke (Mason) def. Nico Sariano, 1-6, 6-2, 7-5

#3 John Schmidt (ECU) def. Tanner Baine(Mason), 6-1, 6-2

#4 Damien Brenard (ECU) def. Danny Naja(Mason), 6-4, 7-5

#5 Colin Roller (ECU) def. Scott Keaton(Mason), 6-1, 6-2

#6 Pat Wolterbeek (ECU) def. Aaron Capitel (Mason), 2-6, 7-5(13-11)