Menís Tennis Downed by St. Johnís, 5-2
NEW YORK – The Columbia men’s tennis team dropped a tough match to local rival St. John’s Saturday, as the Lions fell to the Red Storm, 5-2.
Singles saw the Red Storm take three quick wins to clinch the team win. At No.3, Cyril Bucher
fell to Mike Lampa, 6-2, 6-1, while Schneiderman lost in the No.1 spot to Stefan Bojic, 6-3, 6-2. And St. John’s Mischa Koran clinched the team victory in the No.6 singles spot, as he beat Deb-Sen, 6-4, 6-3. Kung also had a loss in the No.4 spot, as he dropped a three set battle to Milo Hauk, 6-3, 4-6, 6-4.
Columbia had two singles wins on the day. In the No.5 singles spot, first-year Tizian Bucher
defeated Matty Najfeld, 6-1, 4-6, 6-2, while Gery had a tough win over Gustav Kallen, 3-6, 6-4, 1-0.
With the loss, the Lions are now 6-10 on the season, heading into the start of Ivy League play. Up first for Columbia is the northern tandem of Dartmouth and Harvard, whom the Lions will travel to play, Friday, April 1 and Saturday, April 2 at 2 p.m.
#69 St. John's 5, Columbia 2
2. Milo Hauk (SJU) def. Kevin Kung
(COL) 6-3, 4-6, 6-4
Order of finish: Doubles (3,1,2); Singles (3,1,6,5,2,4)