Washington, D.C. - The Quakers captured on one championship on Sunday, as three different tennis players reached the finals in their bracket.
Sophomore Mark Milbrandt was Penn's lone champion, taking home the consolation championship. After falling 7-6 in the third set in the first round to eventual champion Yan Levinski, Milbrandt won four straight matches to take the crown. The second year defeated Ville Maaranen of James Madison 6-3,6-2 in the semifinals and then Yaroslav Voznenko (also of JMU) 6-2,6-3 in the final.
Junior Phil Law's road to the finals included a battle with teammate Jason Lin. Law outlasted Lin in a three-hour grudge match, finally coming away victorious 7-6, 7-6. In the finals Law tried to regroup but fell 6-1, 6-1.
At Princeton, the team of Eugen Brazdil and Lucas Andreika saw their run end in the finals of the A Flight doubles, falling 8-1 to Penn State's duo of Jason Lee and Eddie Bourchier.
In the consolation finalof Flight B singles, sophomore Jason Magnes fell in a tight 6-2, 3-6, 6-4 contest to St. Johns Mike Lampa. Magnes had defeated Columbia's Nathaniel Gery and St. John's Asaf Honig in straight sets to reach the consolation final.
Next up for the Quakers are events at the National Tennis Center in NYC and Saint Joseph's. Both events run Friday-Sunday September 24-26.