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Berg, No. 1 doubles win for men's tennis at Williams

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. -- Bates first-year Tim Berg (Bradenton, Fla.) wrapped up a stellar rookie season with a three-set win at No. 3 singles, as the No. 24 nationally ranked Bobcat men's tennis team suffered a 7-2 NESCAC defeat on Saturday at 10th-ranked Williams.

Bates' top doubles pair, sophomores Matt Bettles (Taunton, England) and Rob Crampton (Wilton, England), notched another win against a tough opponent in Williams' Bryan Chow and Matt Micheli, prevailing by an 8-6 score.

Bates finishes 8-10 overall and 3-5 in NESCAc play, Williams at 10-3 and 5-2.

Williams 7, Bates 2

April 30, 2011 at Williams

Doubles

1. Matt Bettles/Rob Crampton (B) def Bryan Chow/Matt Micheli  (W) 8-6

2. Felix Sun/Richard Meyer (W) def Jeff Beaton/Sam Woods (B) 8-1

3. Will Petrie/Kevin Shallcross (W) def Tim Berg/Kyle DeSisto (B) 8-5

Singles

1. Sun (W) def Bettles (B) 7-6 6-1

2. Micheli (W) def Crampton (B) 6-0 4-6 6-2

3. Berg (B) def Meyer (W) 6-2 4-6 10-8

4. Weiss (W) def Beaton (B) 6-1 6-2

5. Chow (W) def Bogard (B) 6-0 6-2

6. Page (W) def Dylan Reffe (B) 6-1 7-6