Western New England Rolls Past Norwich, 7-2, in Spring Opener

Western New England Rolls Past Norwich, 7-2, in Spring Opener

Kalmer & Surawski lead Golden Bears with impressive debuts

NORTHFIELD, Vt. (March 4, 2017) – The Western New England University men's tennis team opened its spring schedule with a 7-2 victory over Norwich University this afternoon in non-conference action at Shapiro Field House.

Top Performers
• Freshmen David Kalmer (Slingerlands, N.Y.) and Luke Surawski (Wethersfield, Conn.) led the way for the Golden Bears with impressive collegiate debuts. Kalmer and Surawski were victorious at No. 1 and 2 singles, respectively, after teaming up for an 8-1 win at No. 1 doubles.
• Sophomore Justin Kohut (South Windsor, Conn.) also came out on top in both his singles and doubles matches.  

Match Review
• Western New England built a 2-1 lead through doubles play as the Kalmer/Surawski picked up a win at No. 1, and freshman Daniel O'Neill (Branford, Conn.) joined Kohut for an 8-0 triumph at No. 2.
• The Golden Bears rolled through singles play, with Kalmer, Surawski, sophomore Michael Tran (West Haven, Conn.) and freshman Griffin Arnold (Meriden, Conn.) all picking up victories.

Up Next
Western New England (1-1) will be back in action next Saturday, when the Golden Bears take on Thomas (Maine) in Hilton Head, South Carolina.