• GoPrincetonTigers.Tv Princeton Store Tickets
  • Donate Live Events Live Stats
NCAA Fencing
Three Finals Appearances Cap Final Day at Princeton/Farnsworth Invite
Files available Send this article to a friend Print RSS
Courtesy: Princeton Athletic Communications
Release: 09/15/2013
Final Draws Final Draws
Zack McCourt and Dan Davies came within a tiebreak of winning their doubles flight Sunday.
View larger Courtesy: Princeton Athletic Communications

Zack McCourt and Dan Davies came within a tiebreak of winning their doubles flight Sunday.

Three main-draw flight finals appearances highlighted the final day at the Princeton/Farnsworth Invitational for the Tiger men's tennis team.

The Dan Davies and Zack McCourt took Columbia's Miguel Alda and Winston Lin of Columbia to a tiebreak in the top doubles draw final but came up short, 8-7(4). Rookies Josh Yablon and Tom Colautti fell in their finals, Yablon retiring in the first set due to injury and Colautti losing in straight sets.

"In general, we were pleased with the overall performance of our team," Princeton coach Billy Pate said. "The younger players gained some much-needed collegiate match experience. It’s not always easy making the transition from junior tennis to collegiate tennis, so it was a successful event for the freshmen. Colautti did a good job of making his way to the singles final in the top flight but he didn’t play his best today and was matched against a very experienced guy (Columbia's Dragos Ignat) who played well. Though Yablon had to default in the first set it was great to see him compete in a tournament for the first time in eight months after having surgery. He’s just a bit rusty and clearly the volume of play got to him in the end. Day finished up with three quality wins and was playing better each match. We’re anxious to get back to work in the next 10 days before we take the court again at Navy.”

The Tigers will play again on Sept. 27 in the Navy Invitational in Annapolis, Md. Princeton's final-day results from the Princeton/Farnsworth Invitational are below.

"Refuse to Lose" consolation draw: Alex Hagermoser (Yale) def. Florin Radu, 6-3, 6-3

Jersey draw, final: Hicham Belliksir (Temple) def. Josh Yablon, 3-2 wo inj.

Pagoda draw, consolation final: Alex Day def. Bernardo Casares (Cornell), 6-3, 3-6, 1-0(2)

Tiger draw, final: Dragos Ignat (Columbia) def. Tom Colautti, 6-3, 6-2

Orange draw, semifinal: Dan Davies/Zack McCourt def. Augie Bloom/Jonathan Carcione, 8-4; final: Miguel Alda/Winston Lin (Columbia) def. Davies/McCourt, 8-7(4)

Back
ETAPVCFriends Groups
Free VideosTiger BlogMore Headlines

TigerBlog , the official blog of Princeton Athletics.

July 23, 2014 - The Year In Review
Tags: General

July 22, 2014 - Small World
Tags: Lacrosse

July 21, 2014 - RIP, James Garner
Tags: General

July 18, 2014 - Think About Your Life, Pippin
Tags: General

July 17, 2014 - Yoo Hoo, Mr. Pirate
Tags: General

May 15, 2014 TigerCast
Rowers Will Gillis (heavyweights) and Ed Northrop (lightweights)...
May 8, 2014 TigerCast
Molly Higgins and Adam Bragg join TigerCast to discuss the...
May 1, 2014 TigerCast
Junior Erin McMunn joined the latest edition of TigerCast to...
Fencing on Twitter
Fencing Camp
Robert Wood Johnson
Hyatt Slider

Sports Camps
PNC Bank
Tyco Community Spotlight
   
   
Athlete of the Week
Presented by Coach USA
Returns Sept. 8
National Champions
Julia Ratcliffe Wins Title
Championship Streak Now 43
Princeton Sports Properties
Official Corporate Partners
Join the Princeton Corporate Partner Team
Sports Tickets
Proud Partner of Princeton Athletics
Buy and sell college and pro sports tickets
Email Updates
Don't Miss a Minute of the Action
Sign up to receive exclusive Princeton Tiger email updates