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Tom Colautti defeated a ranked opponent to give Princeton a win at third singles.
Courtesy: Princeton Athletic Communications

Columbia Gets Past Men's Tennis in ECAC Opener

By: Princeton Athletic Communications
          Release: 02/15/2014
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2 (55) Princeton (5-1) vs. (40) Columbia (6-1)
Feb. 15, 2014 • Hanover, N.H. (ECAC Tournament)
4

Doubles
1 Day/McCourt (P) (10) Narayana/Schnur (C) 6-1
2 Bloom/Davies (P) Lin/Mike Vermeer (C) 6-1
3 Colautti/Yablon (P) Ignat/Richard Pham (C) 6-5

Singles
1 Zack McCourt (P) (11) Winston Lin (C) 6-4, 6-4
2 Alex Day (P) Dragos Ignat (C) 6-4, 4-6, 6-4
3 Tom Colautti (P) (97) Ashok Narayana (C) 6-1, 3-6, 6-3
4 Josh Yablon (P) Max Schnur (C) 6-3, 6-4
5 Augie Bloom (P) X Bert Vancura (C) 3-6, 6-4, 5-3 DNF
6 Dan Davies (P) Eric Rubin (C) 6-3, 0-6, 6-4

Next match: vs. George Washington, Sunday, Feb. 16, 8 a.m. at ECAC Tournament in Hanover, N.H.
Match notes: Princeton will face George Washington in a consolation match Sunday at 8 a.m. ... with the win over 97th-ranked Ashok Narayana, Tom Colautti posted his first win of the dual season over a ranked opponent; it was Colautti's first match of the spring against a ranked foe ... Columbia has proven a tough task for the Tigers, as teh Lions have now won 11 of 12 against Princeton ... in ECAC Tournament play, Columbia now leads the series 4-2 while winning the last three, in 2014, 2013 and 2000 ... Princeton is 12-0 all-time against George Washington, with all 12 meetings coming in Princeton; 11 of the 12 meetings came between 1993 and 2005, the last time the Tigers and Colonials got together.
Order of finish: Doubles: 2,1,3; Singles: 4,1,3,2,6


Coach Billy Pate on the match:
"This was a high-level, closely contested match. Columbia has one of the best teams they've had in several years and I give them credit because it could have gone either way. We played a good doubles point and all six singles were highly competitive. We couldn't quite get the win but I couldn't be more pleased with our effort and determination today. Now it's important to rebound and get ready for a strong George Washington squad."
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