In a home match against Roberts Wesleyan College on Wednesday, March 6, the UR men’s tennis team crushed the Redhawks with a 7-2 victory. The Yellowjackets won five singles matches and two doubles matches.
Ranked first in doubles, the Yellowjackets’ sophomore Julian Danko and junior Boris Borovcanin beat the Redhawks’ Charlie Farres and Sam Thorold in a 8-3 match.
Danko also dominated at first singles against Williams’ Beka Buchukuri, and Borovcanin won in straight sets at second singles.
“They are our biggest local rival, but I stayed steady and calm,” said Borovcanin.
At third doubles were senior Joel Allen and freshman Ian Baranowski, who contributed to UR’s victory with an 8-4 win over Emanuel Rauchle and Julio Toledo.
Allen continued his success at fifth singles against Williams’ Robert Beer with a score of 6-4, 7-5.
This win against Roberts Wesleyan puts the Yellowjackets at 7-1 and foreshadows a good spring season, as “everyone played brilliantly,” according to Borovcanin.
Kilbridge is a member of the class of 2015.