Jon Godsall '06
Senior Jon Godsall posted victories in both his singles and doubles matches on Sunday.

Jeffs Crush Colby, 6-1

October 16, 2005

AMHERST, MA - The Amherst College men's tennis team crushed visiting Colby College on Sunday, 6-1. The Jeffs close their fall slate with a perfect 3-0 record, while Colby drops to 0-1 after its only dual match of the season.

The Jeffs secured the doubles point behind the strong play of junior Lenny Lepner (Tartu, Estonia) and senior Jon Godsall (Toronto, Ontario) in the No. 1 match and senior Josh Rilla (Westboro, MA) and sophomore Austin Moller (Manhattan Beach, CA) in No. 2 play. Lepner and Godall topped first-year Brian Brown and sophomore Zach Schuman, 8-5, and Rilla and Moller bested senior Ben Crane and rookie Mather Neill, 8-2.

Amherst took five of the six singles bouts, but the Mules didn't go quietly, forcing three-set decisions in three matches. Amherst sophomore Mike Mintz (New York, NY) defeated Crane in the No. 3 match, 6-2, 4-6, 6-3, while Godsall topped junior Tom Gildersleeve at No. 5 6-4, 4-6, 6-2. Brown secured the Mules only point of the day with a 5-7, 6-4, 11-9 victory over Rilla in the No. 1 match.

Lepner, sophomore Jeffrey Wan (Staten Island, NY) and rookie Zach Lerner (Scarsdale, NY) each won in straight sets.

Amherst 6 - Colby 1
1. Brian Brown (Col.) def. Josh Rilla (7-6. 3-6, 11-9)
2. Lenny Lepner (Amh.) def. Zach Schuman (6-4, 6-4)
3. Mike Mintz (Amh.) def. Ben Crane (6-2, 4-6, 6-3)
4. Zach Lerner (Amh.) def. Tim Fuhriman (7-6 (4), 6-2)
5. Jon Godsall (Amh.) def. Tom Gildersleeve (6-4, 4-6, 6-2)
6. Jeffrey Wan (Amh.) def. Mather Neill (6-1, 6-0)

1. Lepner/Godsall (Amh.) def. Brown/Schuman (8-5)
2. Rilla/Moller (Amh.) def. Crane/Neill (8-2)
3. Fuhriman/Alex Chin (Col.) def. Danny Babkes/Lerner (8-6)