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Ramapo Men's Tennis Falls to Yeshiva in NCAA Tournament First-Round Matchup


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Courtesy of Ramapo Athletics Communications

Brunswick, Maine - In the opening round of the 2018 NCAA Division III men's tennis tournament, the Roadrunners fell to Yeshiva University, 5-0 in a match-up held at Bowdoin College in Maine. 

The Roadrunners fell behind, 3-0 after doubles play as Willen Feygin and Adam Patrovics fell 7-9 in a hard fought doubles match-up at first doubles.  Second doubles was close again as Mike Abelev and Kevin Ilinets teamed up.  The duo fell 6-8 to Mikey Ozery and Dor Gutterman.  Brendan Hines and Justin Rinaldi made up the third Ramapo team falling short, 1-8.  The three doubles pairings finished in reverse order with third doubles finishing their match-up first.
 
In singles action, Hines, at fifth singles, would complete his match-up first falling 0-6, 1-6 to put the Maccabees ahead, 4-0.  The overall match was clinched by decision with a win for Yeshiva at sixth singles.  Avidan Rudansky defeated Rinaldi, 6-1, 6-4. 
 
At the time of decision, Feygin was leading at first singles, 6-2, 4-1 and Patrovics was behind 5-7 at second singles.  Abelev was leading Gutterman at third singles, 6-1, 2-2 and at fourth singles, Charlie Friedman won the first set, 6-3 and Ilinets was leading in the second set, 1-2.
 
Ramapo finishes the season standing at 11-7 overall.

Singles competition
1. Willen Feygin (RCNJMT) vs. Adam Rosemblaum (YUMT) 6-2, 1-4, unfinished
2. Adam Patrovics (RCNJMT) vs. Mikey Ozery (YUMT) 5-7, unfinished
3. Mike Abelev (RCNJMT) vs. Dor Gutterman (YUMT) 6-1, 2-2, unfinished
4. Kevin Ilinets (RCNJMT) vs. Charlie Friedman (YUMT) 3-6, 2-1, unfinished
5. Lior Brik (YUMT) def. Brendan Hines (RCNJMT) 6-0, 6-1
6. Avidan Rudansky (YUMT) def. Justin Rinaldi (RCNJMT) 6-1, 6-4

 

Doubles competition
1. Adam Rosemblaum/Lior Brik (YUMT) def. Willen Feygin/Adam Patrovics (RCNJMT) 9-7
2. Mikey Ozery/Dor Gutterman (YUMT) def. Mike Abelev/Kevin Ilinets (RCNJMT) 8-6
3. Charlie Friedman/Ezra Rudansky (YUMT) def. Brendan Hines/Justin Rinaldi (RCNJMT) 8-1

 

Match Notes
Yeshiva University 13-5
Ramapo College 11-7
Order of finish: Doubles (3,2,1); Singles (5,6)
NCAA First Round.