April 8, 2013



Worcester, Mass.-Behind a dominating performance in doubles play in which they lost just one point, Clark University rolled to a decisive 9-0 win over visiting Rhode Island College (1-6) in non-league menís tennis action on Monday afternoon at Corash Tennis Courts.


With the win the Cougars improve to 8-6 and have won four of the last five matches with the Anchormen dating back to the 2009 season.


Diego Angel (Lima, Peru) and Antoine Martin (Bryn Mawr, PA) continued their excellent play together at No. 1 doubles, topping junior Alex Werchadlo (Woonsocket, RI) and freshman Ben Proctor (Cumberland, RI), 8-1.


Daniel Stein (Newton, MA) and Zack Goodstein (Columbus, OH) swept past junior Matt Collins (Rumford, RI) and sophomore Mike McCaffrey (Cumberland, RI), 8-0 at No. 2 and Josh Burger (Fairfield, CT) and Scott Cabell (West Hartford, CT) followed that with the exact same score over junior Ted James (West Greenwich, RI) and freshman Cory Duquette (Warwick, RI).


All six singles matches were straight set victories for the Cougars, led by Angel defeating Werchadlo 6-0, 6-4 at No. 1 and Goodstein ousting Proctor 6-0, 6-1 at No. 2.


Fernando Pinoargote (Guayaquil, Ecuador) had no trouble with McCaffrey at No. 3 (6-0, 6-0), while the same was the case for Joel Simonson (Waterford, CT) in his victory over James at No. 4, 6-0, 6-1.


Spencer Brightman (Sudbury, MA) cruised by Collins 6-1, 6-1 at No. 5 and Cabell wrapped up the match with a 6-0, 6-1 win at No. 6 over Duquette. 


In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will travel to Gordon College on Thursday, Apr. 11 (3:30 p.m.).