Gophers Suffer 8-1 Setback to Bullets

Gophers Suffer 8-1 Setback to Bullets

Gophers Suffer 8-1 Setback to Bullets

Baum Rallies from Down One Set to Prevail at No. 2 Singles

April 22, 2008

TOWSON, Md. - Steve Baum (Fallston, MD/Fallston) came back from being down a set to win at No. 2 singles for Goucher today, earning the only point for the Gophers (4-12) in an 8-1 loss to Gettysburg.

Baum defeated Patrick Dempsey 4-6, 7-5, 1-0 (3).

At first singles, Michael Brooks (Old Westbury, NY/Solomon Schechter) was handed a 6-1, 6-0 setback by Dale Beshore of the Bullets.

Beshore and Kyle Naylor were victorious at No. 1 doubles, 8-3, over Brooks and Baum.

In the other doubles matches, Dempsey and Kevin Raynes knocked off Doug Mangi (Hamden, CT/Hamden Hall) and Michael Simon (Palo Alto, CA/Palo Alto), 8-3, at No. 2, and Will Brinks and Christopher Bruno recorded an 8-0 triumph over Billie Weiss (Lutherville, MD/Dulaney) and Jeff McLeod (Emmaus, PA/Emmaus).