Men's Tennis Weekly Release


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Season-Opening St. Bonaventure Invite in the Books

The University at Buffalo’s men’s tennis team kicked off the 2006-07 campaign with the three-day St. Bonaventure Fall Classic which concluded Sunday afternoon. There was no team scoring and individual champions were crowned in six singles and three doubles flights in the six-team tournament. The Bulls played with just four healthy players in the lineup.

Stane is Unblemished

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Octavian Stane
Sophomore Octavian Stane (Toronto, Ontario/Leaside) had the most productive weekend for the Bulls. Stane, playing in the number three singles bracket, went undefeated in his three matches claiming the title on Sunday with a 5-7, 7-5, 6-0 win over St. Bonaventure’s Andrew Hart. Stane advanced into the title match with a pair of three-set victories on Saturday over Niagara’s Alex Abji and Duquesne’s Jeremy McClelland. Stane needed to rally in both of his Saturday matches. Against Abji, he dropped the first set, 7-5, and needed a tiebreaker win to force a third-set super-tiebreaker, winning 10-6. Against McClelland, Stane won the opening set, 6-3, but dropped the second set, 6-2. The pair played a full third set with Stane emerging victorious, 6-4.

Rockman, Hadisubroto Reach Third-Place Matches

Senior Mike Rockman (Toronto, Ontario/Thornlea) earned a third-place finish in the first singles bracket. Rockman downed Cleveland State’s Ryan Hamning, 6-0, 6-3. Rockman went 1-1 on Saturday, falling to Niagara’s Walter Garcia, 6-4, 6-4, before defeating Duquesne’s Paul Clough, 6-1, 6-1. Senior Yules Hadisubroto (Jakarta, Indonesia/SMUN 21) also played in Sunday’s third-place match in the second singles bracket, falling to Brad Groleski of Cleveland State, 6-3, 6-4. Sophomore Eric Rothstein (Phoenixville, PA/Great Valley) picked up a fifth-place win downing Bryan Meek of Youngstown State, 7-5, 6-3.

Doubles Squads Break Even

Rockman and Hadisubroto teamed to take the third-place match in the first doubles bracket, defeating Cleveland State’s Dan Singer and Rob West, 9-7. The UB pair finished the weekend 2-1, which also included an 8-5 win over Duquesne’s Adam Townsend and Clough in Friday’s opener. Stane and Rothstein took the fifth-place match in the second doubles bracket with an 8-5 victory over Youngstown State’s Tom Barth and Meek for the duo’s first win of the season. The two UB duos compiled an overall 3-3 record in their six matches over the weekend.

09/11/2006

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