Jeff Wan '08
Junior Jeff Wan lost a hard-fought match to the eventual A Singles Flight champion

Jeffs Wrap Up Fall Slate at Wallach Invitational

October 16, 2006

LEWISTON, ME – The Amherst men's tennis team traveled to Bates College over the weekend to compete in the Wallach Men’s Tennis Invitational. Colby College’s Brian Brown won the A Singles Flight and Bowdoin College won three other flights at the Invitational. Amherst played well, despite producing no champions. 

In the A Double Flight, Amherst sophomore Zach Lerner (Scarsdale, NY) and senior co-captain Karti Subramanian (Bethesda, MD) paired up to advance to the quarterfinals, but lost a close match to eventual finalist Bates.

Junior Jeff Wan (Staten Island, NY) and Lerner represented Amherst in the A Singles Flight of the tournament; both lost hard-fought matches. Wan lost to Colby's Brown, the eventual champion, and Lerner fell to Bowdoin finalist Alex Caughron.

The Jeffs found more success in the B Flight: senior co-captain Jeff Lawrence (Irvine, CA) advanced to the finals, but dropped the match in heartbreaking fashion to Middlebury College’s Chris Mason.

Young Jeffs showed promise in the C and D Singles Flights, as first-years Daniel Gonzalez (West Roxbury, MA) and Ben Krause (Vancouver, BC) advanced in the C and D flights, respectively. Gonzalez lost in the quarterfinals, and Krause lost in the semifinals to the D Flight Champion Zach Fenno, who represented Bates.

Its fall slate finished, Amherst returns to action in the spring, starting with a spring break trip.