Bulls Get Back Into Win Column With Victory at Kalamazoo

Men's tennis scores 7-0 win over top-ranked Division III program

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Kirill Kolomytes

KALAMAZOO, MI Ė The University at Buffalo menís tennis team got back into the win column on Saturday with a 7-0 win over Kalamazoo College, ranked 13th in the latest Intercollegiate Tennis Associationís Division III poll. The Bulls are now 5-11 overall while Kalamazoo is 6-8, with three of their losses coming to Division I programs.

The Bulls swept all six singles matches with the top five going to UB in straight sets. Freshman Kirill Kolomytes (Moscow, Russia/Moscow High School 155) scored the most impressive singles win with a 6-1, 6-1 victory over Cyrus Jadun in the number three match. Sophomore Octavian Stane (Toronto, Ontario/Leaside) needed a third-set super-tiebreaker to dispose of Luke Marker in the number six match, 1-6, 6-3, 1-0 (11-9).

UBís top two doubles teams secured wins as Kolomytes paired with Yules Hadisubroto (Jakarta, Indonesia/SMUN 21) for an 8-5 win over Alec Kempster and Jason Brown in the number one match. At number two, Mike Rockman (Toronto, Ontario/Thornlea) and Albert Alant (Pretoria, South Africa/Niskayuna (NY)) defeated Jadun and Tim Hubbard, 9-7.

The Bulls are next in action on April 13 when they host Northern Illinois.

Buffalo 7, Kalamazoo College 0


1 Yules Hadisubroto/Kirill Kolomytes (UB) d. Alec Kempster/Jason Brown (KC), 8-5

2 Mike Rockman/Albert Alant (UB) d. Cyrus Jadun/Tim Hubbard (KC), 9-7

3 Andrew Brown/Luke Marker (KC) d. Octavian Stane/Eric Rothstein (UB), 8-5


1 Nikesh Singh Panthlia (UB) d. Alec Kempster (KC), 6-1, 6-3

2 Mike Rockman (UB) d. Jason Brown (KC), 6-3, 6-1

3 Kirill Kolomytes (UB) d. Cyrus Jadun (KC), 6-1, 6-1

4 Yules Hadisubroto (UB) d. Tim Hubbard (KC), 6-4, 6-1

5 Albert Alant (UB) d. Matt Wise (KC), 7-5, 6-3

6 Octavian Stane (UB) d. Luke Marker (KC), 1-6, 6-3, 1-0 (11-9)


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