Nichols Downs Baruch 5-0 to Advance to Second Round at Williamstown, Mass. NCAA Regional Tourney

WILLIAMSTOWN, MA – The Nichols College Bison (20-3) toppled the Messiah College Falcons (11-5) 5-0 in the Williamstown, Mass. Regional this afternoon on the campus of Williams College.

The Bison punched their ticket into the second round by opening the match with a sweep of the doubles matches to go up 3-0.

The first Nichols point came from the doubles pairing of Blake Norton/August Moeller who defeated Jaime Zurro/Marco Gobbato, 8-3.

At #2 doubles Guilherme Barbosa/Peter Coletti beat Lewis Pena/Michael Dozortsev 8-3.

The #3 pairing of Brandon Howard and Igor Markowski posted an 8-2 win over Leonard Margolis and Clement Lacourde to complete the sweep.

The Bison secured advancement when they won in straight sets at #6 and #3 singles. Jack Donaldson got the bison to 4-0 when he downed Clement Lacoudre 6-1, 6-0.

The match clinching point was delivered by Guilherme Barbosa defeated Marco Gobbato 6-1, 6-0.

The win by the Bison sends them into a Second Round confrontation with Amherst College tomorrow at 1:30 p.m

Baruch College Men's Tennis vs Nichols May 11, 2018 at Williamstown, MA (Torrance Hunt Courts)


Nichols 5, Baruch College Men's Tennis 0



  1. Brandon Howard (NC) vs. Jaime Zurro (BARUCHM) 6-2, 2-3, unfinished
  2. Guilherme Barbosa (NC) def. Marco Gobbato (BARUCHM) 6-1, 6-0
  3. Blake Norton (NC) vs. Leonard Margolis (BARUCHM) 6-4, 1-0, unfinished
  4. Brandon Stewart (NC) vs. Lewis Pena (BARUCHM) 2-6, 2-1, unfinished
  5. August Moeller (NC) vs. Michael Dozortsev (BARUCHM) 6-2, 2-2, unfinished
  6. Jack Donaldson (NC) def. Clement Lacoudre (BARUCHM) 6-1, 6-0



  1. Blake Norton/August Moeller (NC) def. Jaime Zurro/Marco Gobbato (BARUCHM) 8-3
  2. Guilherme Barbosa/Peter Coletti (NC) def. Lewis Pena/Michael Dozortsev (BARUCHM) 8-3
  3. Brandon Howard/Igor Markowski (NC) def. Leonard Margolis/Clement Lacoudre (BARUCHM) 8-2


Match Notes:

Baruch College Men's Tennis 11-5 Nichols 20-3

Order of finish: Doubles (1,2,3); Singles (6,2) T-2:00 A-52

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