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Amherst Athletics | April 14, 2014

Third-ranked Amherst gets by No. 12 Bowdoin

BRUNSWICK, Maine -- Third-ranked Amherst remained unbeaten in NESCAC play with a hard-fought 7-2 victory against No. 12 Bowdoin on Sunday afternoon.

Winners of 12 consecutive matches, the Jeffs improved to 24-2 (3-0 NESCAC) on the season, while the Polar Bears fell 8-5 (3-1 NESCAC) on the year.

Headlining the Purple & White’s doubles lineup, Joey Fritz and Justin Reindel outlasted Sam King and Kyle Wolstencroft 9-8 (7-3). Michael Solimano and Aaron Revzin handed Chase Savage and Luke Trinka an 8-5 loss in the second slot, while Anton Zykov and Andrew Yaraghi handled Chris Lord and Noah Bragg 8-2.

Dropping the first set of his first singles match against Bragg 7-6, Fritz rallied for a pair of 6-2, 6-4 wins in the next two frames. Solimano also needed three sets to get past Trinka, recording a 6-4, 5-7, 10-6 triumph.

Down 1-0 against King, Zykov rallied for consecutive 6-4 wins as the Jeffs swept the top three positions. Accounting for Amherst’s other singles triumph, Yaraghi made quick work of Lord, 6-1, 6-1. Wostencroft got the better of Reindel at fifth singles 6-1, 5-7. 7-6, while Savage ousted Revzin at the bottom of the order 6-4, 6-4.