The Hamilton College Continentals won both of their non-conference matches at the USTA National Campus in Lake Nona, Florida, on Wednesday.
Hamilton (3-1 overall) first defeated the Illinois Institute of Technology Scarlet Hawks 7-2 and dropped the Colorado College Tigers 8-1 in the nightcap. The Scarlet Hawks (8-7) and Tigers (4-4) were both in the midst of three-match winning streaks.
The Continentals are back on the courts on Thursday, March 21 as they take on Bethel University at 11:30 a.m. at the USTA National Tennis Center.
Tim Derby '21, Sam Farber '20, Joe Reiner '22 and Jafar Sharipov '21 won all of their slated matches. Farber went 4-for-4, winning both of his singles and doubles matches. Derby went 3-for-3 with two wins in singles and one in doubles, and Reiner and Sharipov won all of their singles matches.
Hamilton 7, Illinois Tech 2
USTA National Campus
Lake Nona, Fla.
1. Pol de Santiago (I) d. Max Zimmerman 6-4, 6-2
2. Sam Farber (H) d. Yousef Abdo 6-4, 6-2
3. Rob Dotterer (H) d. Franklin Zhong 6-2, 6-1
4. Tim Derby (H) d. Davis Housman 6-2, 6-1
5. Joe Reiner (H) d. Adam Laitinen 6-2, 6-2
6. Jafar Sharipov (H) d. Mohammad Shamel 7-5, 6-3
Hamilton 8, Colorado College 1
1. Max Zimmerman (H) d. Noah Forman 6-2, 6-3
2. Sam Farber (H) d. Daniel Holland 6-4, 6-1
3. Jacob Adas (C) d. Rob Dotterer 6-4, 3-6, 10-6
4. Tim Derby (H) d. Christian Kitchen 6-7 (3), 7-6, 10-4
5. Joe Reiner (H) d. Alex Kley 6-3, 6-0
6. Jafar Sharipov (H) d. Alex Wimer 6-3, 6-1