Cards Down Coast Guard & Union as Matt O'Connell '09 & Michael Piderit '12 Win at Singles & Doubles


Matt O'Connell '09 (main photo) came through with a 7-6, 6-1 victory at #1 singles and teamed with Jaafar Rizvi '09 for an 8-5 triumph at #1 doubles to pace Wesleyan to its first win of the year, 7-2, over visiting Coast Guard Thurs., Sept. 11. Also winning at both singles and doubles was Michael Piderit '12 (photo insert lower right), a 6-1, 7-5 victor at #4 singles and an 8-6 winner at #2 doubles, paired with Graham Immerman '09. Also winning at singles for the Cardinals was Alejandro Alvarado '09 at #5 and Robert Troyer '12 at #6. The team was even more successful when it took on Union Sat., Sept. 20, winning by an 8-1 count. Again, O'Connell and Piderit were winners in both categories, this time joined by Immerman and Paul Gerdes '09. Up next for the squad is a trip to Babson Tues., Sept. 23.