Men's Tennis Loses Twice In Semifinals Of Columbia Classic

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Freshman Jason Magnes saw his run at the Columbia Classic end on Sunday in the semifinals, while Penn's lone doubles team lost in the semifinals as well.

Magnes lost in straight sets, 6-2, 6-4 to No. 3 seed Milo Hauk of St. John's, dropping his record in the fall to 9-2 overall.

Coach Nik DeVore was pleased with his freshman's play; "Jason has had a very good run the past few weeks - making the semifinals of the Georgetown Classic, winning the USTA College Invitational in NY and then the Semi at Columbia. He should feel very confident going into next weeks ITA Regional at Dartmouth."

In doubles action, the duo of sophomore Phil Law and freshman Mark Milbrandt made a run to the semifinals before running into the No. 1 seed of Haig Schneiderman and Jonathan Wong. The pair lost 8-6 in a close match.

The Quakers return to the court when they travel up to Hanover, N.H. for the ITA Northeast Regional from October 15-20.