Men's Tennis Puts Six In Finals Of Two Tournaments

FLUSHING MEADOWS, N.Y. - Three different players reached the finals in their respective flights at the USTA Men's College Invitational, while three other Quakers advanced to the finals in their flights at the Saint Joseph's Invitational on Saturday.

In a field of 15 Division I schools, sophomore transfer Eugen Brazdil, senior Jeffrey Karsh and freshman Jason Magnes all advanced to Sunday's finals with their performances on Saturday.

Brazdil defeated St. John's Milo Hauk 6-4,6-1 to advance to the A Flight final where he will face #3 seed Johnathan Wong of Columbia. The sophomore will be going for back-to-back Championships - having won the Princeton Invitational last weekend.

Freshman Jason Magnes defeated Princeton's Michael Lin 6-1, 6-2 and will now face Marist's Hank Bessinger. Meanwhile, senior Jeff Karsh defeated Princeton's Parker Preyer to advance to Sunday's final where he will face Colmbia's John Yetimoglu.

At the Saint Joseph's Invitational, junior Dmitry Bury defeated Joe Adewumi of UMBC in the quarterfinals and Manu Bajpal of Drexel in the semifinals to advance to Sunday's Flight 2 final.

In the Flight 2 final, Bury will face off against fellow Quaker Lucas Andreika, who defeated Logan Bricker of UMBC and Peter Cognetti of Saint Joseph's on his way to the final.

In Flight 3, freshman Gorkem Yurtseven advanced to the final by defeating Alln Tsang of UMBC and Nick Tuxen of Saint Joselph's. He will face off against Mwali Phiri of UMBC in Sundays Final.

The lone doubles team still playing, the duo of Zach Gorn and Mark Milbrandt advanced, to the semifinal round by defeating the Drexel team of Rhazali/Nguyen 8-4.

Competition finishes for both tournaments on Sunday.