Southern Maine Breaks Bridgewater State 8-1
GORHAM, Maine – Senior Michael Sarrazin (Lewiston, Maine) and junior Matt Larson (Cape Elizabeth, Maine/Profile) earned and 8-6 win at first doubles to lead the University of Southern Maine Huskies to a sweep of the doubles points en route to an 8-1 win over the Bridgewater State University Bears in a Little East Conference men's tennis match Tuesday afternoon at the Costello Sports Complex in Gorham, Maine.
With the win, Southern Maine improves to 6-4 overall and earns its first LEC win to stand at 1-2. Bridgewater State drops to 6-5 and 2-2 in the conference.
Sarrazin and Larson started the Huskies off on the right foot defeating the Bears' tandem of senior David Campbell (Vineyard Haven, Mass./Martha's Vineyard) and junior Mike Zagame (Uxbrigde, Mass./Dennis-Yarmouth Regional).
Ahead 3-0 after doubles play, the Huskies won five out of six singles matches to secure the victory. Senior Zach Caron (North Conway, N.H./Kennett) earned at 7-6 (4), 6-2 win over Campbell at the top singles flight and the Huskies earned victories at the 3-6 positions. Zagame scored the lone point of the match for the Bears defeating Larson in a hard-won contest 7-5, 0-6, 10-7 at second singles.
Southern Maine travels to UMass Dartmouth on Saturday (12:00 p.m.). Bridgewater State hosts Curry on Thursday (3:00 p.m.).