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NCAA Division III Men's Tennis Championships

Teammates pile up on Middlebury's Alex Scott after he clinched the team's first NCAA Men's Tennis championship with a three-set win at sixth singles on Friday.

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Quarterfinal Matches
Emory vs. Washington (Mo.)
Middlebury vs. Trinity (Tex.)
UC Santa Cruz vs. Mary Washington
Unfortunately, photos from the Gustavus Adolphus/Williams match did not come out due to fading light.

Semifinal Matches
Emory vs. Middlebury
Williams vs. UC Santa Cruz

Third Place Match
Emory vs. UC Santa Cruz

Championship
Middlebury vs. Williams

Friday, May 14, 2004

Middlebury 4, Williams 3
Alex Scott held serve with an overhead slam to give Middlebury its first NCAA Division III Men’s Tennis Championship title with a 4-3 win over Williams on Friday afternoon at Bates College’s Wallach Tennis Center.

Scott’s win capped a tremendous comeback for the Panthers, who trailed 3-1 after Williams’ Andrew Murray won 6-3, 6-1 at first singles. The Ephs won the doubles points and also got a point at fifth singles with Scott MacKenzie’s straight set victory.

Ari Beilin started the comeback for the Panthers, coming back from a set down for a 2-6, 6-3, 6-1 win. George Mayer added a 6-4, 6-7, 6-0 win at fourth singles to knot the score at 3-3.

Scott lost the first set to Williams’ Lex Urban 3-6, but rebounded with a 7-5 win in the second set. The duo traded service breaks for five consecutive games before Scott finally capped the match with a 7-5 win in the third set.

Middlebury finished the season 18-3, while Williams fell to 13-6.

Singles Results
1. Andrew Murray (Williams) def. Nathan Edmunds (Middlebury) 6-3, 6-1
2. Brian Waldron (Middlebury) def. Daniel Murray (Williams) 6-1, 6-3
3. Ari Beilin (Middlebury) def. Jeff Kivitz (Williams) 2-6, 6-3, 6-1
4. George Mayer (Midd.) def. John Haywood (Williams) 6-4, 6-7 (7-5) 6-0
5. Scott MacKenzie (Williams) def. Justin Ingoglia (Middlebury) 6-1, 6-2
6. Alex Scott (Middlebury) def. Lax Urban (Williams) 3-6, 7-5, 7-5

Doubles Results
1. A. Murray/D. Murray (Williams) def. Ingoglia/Mayer (Middlebury) 8-4
2. Haywood/Urban def. Beilin/Scott (Middlebury) 9-8 (7-4)
3. Edmunds/Waldron (Middlebury) def. Kivitz/MacKenzie (Williams) 8-6

Emory 4, UC Santa Cruz 3
Emory’s Patrick Redmond came back from a set down to win his fourth singles match to give the Eagles a 4-3 win over UC Santa Cruz in the third place match at the 2004 NCAA Division III Men’s Tennis Championship hosted by Bates College on Friday morning.

Emory, the defending NCAA champions, finished the season 24-2. The Banana Slugs finished the year 26-6.

The Eagles took a 1-0 win with two quick wins in first and second doubles. UC Santa Cruz came back with straight set wins from Matt Seeberger at first singles, Brian Casey at second singles and Andrew Cohen at fifth singles.

Alex Jacobs and Jesse Ferlianto won at third and sixth singles for Emory, which set up Redmond’s deciding 6-7 (4) 6-4, 6-3 win.

Singles Results
1. Matt Seeberger (UCSC) def. Mark Odgers (Emory) 6-2, 7-5
2. Brian Casey (UCSC) def. Tyson Ramsay (Emory) 6-2, 6-2
3. Alex Jacobs (Emory) def. Kevin Casey (UCSC) 6-4, 6-2
4. Patrick Redmond (Emory) def. Shane Templeman (UCSC) 6-7 (4) 6-4, 6-3
5. Andrew Cohen (UCSC) def. Josh Rubens (Emory) 6-1, 6-4
6. Jesse Ferlianto (Emory) def. Kellen Ali Christie (UCSC) 6-1, 6-3

Doubles Results
1. Mark Odgers/Alex Jacobs (Emory) def. Matt Brunner/Kellen Ali Christie (UCSC) 8-1
2. Tyson Ramsay/Josh Rubens (Emory) def. Shane Templeman/Matt Seeberger (UCSC) 8-3
3. Brian Casey/Kevin Casey (UCSC) vs. Jesse Ferlianto/Patrick Redmond (Emory) 5-3 (match suspended)

Thursday, May 13, 2004
Williams 4, UC Santa Cruz 3
Jeff Kivitz broke serve to beat Kevin Casey 6-4, 6-7 (7-5), 6-4 to give Williams a 4-3 win over UC Santa Cruz in the second semifinal of the 2004 NCAA Division III Men’s Tennis Tournament hosted by Bates College at the Wallach Tennis Center on Thursday afternoon.

The Ephs, now 13-5 on the season, will face New England Small College Athletic Conference rival Middlebury in the championship match at 1 p.m. on Friday. The Banana Slugs, who fell to 26-5, will face Emory in the third place match at 9 a.m.

Williams won two of three doubles matches to take an early 1-0 lead. Andrew Murray and Daniel Murray clinched the point with a win at first doubles. Kivitz and Scott MacKenzie added an 8-4 win at third doubles for the Ephs.

UC Santa Cruz came back strong as Matt Seeberger posted a 6-2, 6-3 win at first singles and Brian Casey added a 6-2, 6-2 win at second singles. Williams held on to a one-point edge, with MacKenzie posting a 6-2, 6-1 win at fifth singles and Lex Urban winning 6-4, 6-4 at sixth singles.

Shane Templeman tied the score for UC Santa Cruz with a 6-1, 0-6, 6-2 win at fourth singles to set up Kivitz’s deciding match.

Singles Results
1. Matt Seeberger (UCSC) def. Andrew Murray (Williams) 6-2, 6-3
2. Brian Casey (UCSC) def. Daniel Murray (Williams) 6-2, 6-2
3. Jeff Kivitz (Williams) def. Kevin Casey (UCSC) 6-4, 6-7 (7-5), 6-4
4. Shane Templeman (UCSC) def. John Haywood (Williams) 6-1, 0-6, 6-2
5. Scott MacKenzie (Williams) def. Matt Bruner (UCSC) 6-2, 6-1
6. Lex Urban (Williams) def. Andrew Cohen (UCSC) 6-4, 6-4

Doubles Results
1. A. Murray/D. Murray (Williams) def. Bruner/Kellen Ali Christie (UCSC) 8-6
2. Templeman/Seeberger (UCSC) def. Haywood/Urban (Williams) 8-4
3. Kivitz/MacKenzie (Williams) def. B. Casey/K. Casey (UCSC) 8-4

Middlebury 4, Emory 1
Middlebury defeated defending NCAA champion Emory 4-1 in the semifinal round of the 2004 NCAA Division III Men’s Tennis Championship at the Wallach Tennis Center at Bates College on Thursday afternoon to earn a spot in Friday’s national championship match.

Middlebury, now 17-3 on the season, will face the winner of the second semifinal match between Williams and UC Santa Cruz at 1 p.m. on Friday. Emory, now 23-2 on the season, will play in the third place match at 9 a.m.

The Panthers took a hard fought doubles point to start the day, with Nate Edmunds and Brian Waldron deciding the match with an 8-5 win at third doubles. Ari Beilin and Alex Scott added a win at second doubles for Middlebury.

Jesse Ferlianto tied the score for Emory with a 6-2, 6-1 win at sixth singles, but Middlebury came back with three straight wins to put the Eagles away. Waldron restored Middlebury’s lead with a 6-1, 7-5 win at second singles, and Edmunds defeated Mark Odgers 6-4, 6-3 at first singles to give the Panthers a 3-1 edge. Justin Ingoglia put the match away with a come-from-behind 1-6, 6-4, 6-2 win at fifth singles for the Panthers.

Singles Results
1. Nate Edmunds (Middlebury) def. Mark Odgers (Emory) 6-4, 6-3
2. Brian Waldron (Middlebury) def. Tyson Ramsay (Emory) 6-1, 7-5
3. Alex Jacobs (Emory) vs. Ari Beilin (Middlebury) 6-1, 5-7 (match suspended)
4. Patrick Redmond (Emory) vs. George Mayer (Middlebury) 6-4, 3-5 (match suspended)
5. Justin Ingoglia (Middlebury) def. Josh Rubens (Emory) 1-6, 6-4, 6-2
6. Jesse Ferlianto (Emory) def. Alex Scott (Middlebury) 6-2, 6-1

Doubles Results
1. Odgers/Jacobs (Emory) def. Mayer/Ingoglia (Middlebury) 8-6
2. Beilin/Scott (Middlebury) def. Ramsay/Rubens (Emory) 8-4
3. Edmunds/Waldron (Middlebury) def. Ferlianto/Redmond (Emory) 8-5

Wednesday, May 12, 2004
Emory 4, Washington (Mo.) 0
Emory advanced to the semifinal round with a 4-0 win over Washington University in the first match of the championship round at Bates College on Wednesday morning.

The Eagles got off to a quick start, winning the doubles point as Tyson Ramsay and Josh Rubens won the second singles match 8-2 and Jesse Ferlianto and Patrick Redmond won 8-4 at third singles. The first singles match was suspended after Emory claimed the point.

Redmond added a 6-4, 6-1 win at fourth singles, and Ferlianto won 6-1, 6-0 at sixth singles. Alex Jacobs won at third singles for the Eagles, 6-1, 6-1.

Emory will face the winner of the Trinity (Tex.) quarterfinal with Middlebury on Thursday at 10 a.m.

Singles Results
1. Mark Odgers (Emory) vs. Brian Alvo (WU) 6-4, 3-0 (match suspended)
2. Ari Rosenthal (WU) vs. Tyson Ramsay (Emory) 7-6, 4-1 (match suspended)
3. Alex Jacobs (Emory) def. Zack Fayne (WU) 6-1, 6-1
4. Patrick Redmond (Emory) def. William McMahan (WU) 6-4, 6-1
5. Josh Rubens (Emory) vs. Chris Kuppler (WU) 6-0, 1-2 (match suspended)
6. Jesse Ferlianto (Emory) def. Eric Borden (WU) 6-1, 6-0

Doubles Results
1. Odgers/Jacobs (Emory) vs. Alvo/Rosenthal (WU) 7-6 (match suspended)
2. Ramsay/Rubens (Emory) def. Fayne/McMahan (WU) 8-2
3. Ferlianto/Redmond (Emory) def. Kuppler/Tim Fisher (WU) 8-4

Middlebury 4, Trinity (Tex.) 0
Middlebury defeated Trinity (Tex.) 4-0 to earn a spot in the 2004 NCAA Men's Tennis Championship semifinals on Wednesday afternoon at Bates College. The Panthers will face Emory, a 4-0 winner over Washington (Mo.) in the first quarterfinal on Wednesday.

Nate Edmunds, Ari Beilin and Alex Scott won singles and doubles matches for the Panthers, who improved to 16-3 on the season. Trinity finished the year 15-12.

Singles Results
1. Nate Edmunds (Midd) def. Sean Fifield (Trinity) 6-1, 6-0
2. Jordan Taillon (Trinity) vs. Brian Waldron (Midd) 7-5, 2-2 (match suspended)
3. Ari Beilin (Midd) def. Nick Kaloudis (Trinity) 6-2, 6-3
4. George Mayer (Midd) vs. Stefan Parker (Trinity) 6-3, 3-1 (match suspended)
5. Justin Ingoglia (Midd) def. D.J. Petros (Trinity) 6-3, 6-3
6. Alex Scott (Midd) vs. David Mertz (Trinity) 6-3, 4-5 (match suspended)

Doubles Results
1. Fifield/Parker (Trinity) vs. Mayer/Ingoglia (Midd) 7-4 (match suspended)
2. Beilin/Scott (Midd) def. Taillon/Jeremy Stone (Trinity) 8-4
3. Edmunds/Waldron (Midd) def. Kaloudis/Petros (Trinity) 8-4

UCSC 4, Mary Washington 3
UC Santa Cruz came back from a 1-0 deficit after losing the doubles point to Mary Washington, then held off a late comeback attempt to defeat the Eagles 4-3 to advance to the semifinal round of the NCAA Division III Men’s Tennis Championship at Bates College on Wednesday afternoon.

The Banana Slugs, now 26-4 on the season, will face the winner of the Gustavus Adolphus vs. Williams quarterfinal at 2 p.m. on Thursday. Mary Washington finished the season 15-4.

Mary Washington claimed the doubles point when Paul Bristow and Dan Uyar won at first doubles 8-5. Nate Hathaway and Tim Ryan added a win at second doubles for the Eagles after Brian Casey and Kevin Casey won at third doubles for UC Santa Cruz.

The Banana Slugs, however, appeared to take control of the match when Matt Seeberger, Brian Casey and Andrew Cohen won singles matches in straight sets to give UC Santa Cruz a 3-1 lead.

Mary Washington responded with comeback wins at fourth at fifth singles. Dan Uyar came back from a set down to post a 2-6, 7-5, 6-2 win at fourth singles, and Matt Rogers won at fifth singles 4-6, 6-3, 7-5 to knot the score at 3-3.

Kevin Casey gave the Banana Slugs the final point, coming back for a 5-7, 6-1, 6-2 win over Jon Clair, who battled through cramps for the final two sets.

Singles Results
1. Matt Seeberger (UCSC) def. Tim Ryan (MW) 6-3, 6-2
2. Brian Casey (UCSC) def. Paul Bristow (MW) 6-3, 6-0
3. Kevin Casey (UCSC) def. Jon Clair (MW) 5-7, 6-1, 6-2
4. Dan Uyar (MW) def. Shane Templeman (UCSC) 2-6, 7-5, 6-2
5. Matt Rogers (MW) def. Matt Bruner (UCSC) 4-6, 6-3, 7-5
6. Andrew Cohen (UCSC) def. Nate Hathaway (MW) 6-3, 6-0

Doubles Results
1. Bristow/Uyar (MW) def. Bruner/Kellen Ali Christie (UCSC) 8-5
2. Hathaway/Ryan (MW) def. Templeman/Seeberger (UCSC) 8-4
3. Brian Casey/Kevin Casey (UCSC) def. Jae Ko/Rogers (MW) 8-3

Williams 4, Gustavus Adolphus 1
After losing the doubles point in a tight start to the final NCAA Division III Men’s Tennis Championship quarterfinal of the day, Williams responded by winning four singles matches in straight sets to defeat Gustavus Adolphus 4-1 on Wednesday night at Bates College.

Williams, now 12-5 on the season, will face UC Santa Cruz in the semifinals at 2 p.m. on Thursday.

Daniel Murray won 6-1, 6-2 at second singles, Jeff Kivitz posted a 6-1, 6-2 win at third singles, Scott MacKenzie won at fifth singles 6-0, 6-0, and Lex Urban won at sixth singles 6-1, 6-1 for the Ephs.

Brett Morse-Karzen and Adam Morgan won 8-5 at first doubles for the Golden Gusties, who finished the season 27-7. Jesse Brauer and Kyle Anderson added a win at third doubles for Gustavus Adolphus.

Singles Results
1. Loren Collins (GA) vs. Andrew Murray (Williams) 6-2, 1-4 (match suspended)
2. Daniel Murray (Williams) def. Adam Morgan (GA) 6-2, 6-2
3. Jeff Kivitz (Williams) def. Ben Lundell (GA) 6-1, 6-2
4. Jesse Brauer (GA) vs. John Haywood (Williams) 6-6 (match suspended)
5. Scott MacKenzie (Williams) def. Brett Morse-Karzen (GA) 6-0, 6-0
6. Lex Urban (Williams) def. Kyle Anderson (GA) 6-1, 6-1

Doubles Results
1. Morse-Karzen/Morgan (GA) def. A. Murray/D. Murray (Williams) 8-5
2. Haywood/Urban (Williams) vs. Collins/Lundell (GA) 7-5 (match suspended)
3. Brauer/Anderson (GA) def. Kivitz/MacKenzie (Williams) 8-6