June 4, 2008 | Kingsborough Community College
Dr. Regina Peruggi, president, Kingsborough Community College (KCC), today announced that the KCC men’s tennis team placed fourth in the National Junior College Athletic Association’s Division III Men’s Tennis Championships with a score of 21 team points.
With a 7-6 (7-5), 6-2 score, defeating Ross Armstrong and Farid Vatan of Montgomery — College-Rockville, KCC’s duo of Haris Redzematovic and Maksim Vergazov were both named All-American after winning the No. 1 doubles flight.
Redamatovic advanced to the finals of the No. 1 singles flight, but finished runner-up to Mercer Community College’s Marc Nichols (6-2, 6-1). Vergazov won the No.2 singles flight, securing the title with a 6-3, 7-6 (7-5) victory over Dupage’s James Winkle. Both were named All-American in singles.
Chris Kim, third singles, won two singles matches and will attend Cornell University. Fourth singles, Roy Gutierrez, won one match at the Nationals. Fifth singles, Andy Cao, and six singles, Yelnar Nurseitov, had outstanding seasons making the all tournament team at the New York State Regionals.
About Kingsborough Community College
Kingsborough Community College, one of the top ten community colleges in the country and Brooklyn’s only community college, is located on a 70-acre campus in Manhattan Beach, on the southern tip of Brooklyn. The breathtaking campus overlooks three bodies of water: Sheepshead Bay, Jamaica Bay and the Atlantic Ocean. It serves approximately thirty thousand students per year, offering a wide range of credit and non-credit courses in the liberal arts, career education, and specialized programs. For more information, visit http://www.kbcc.cuny.edu.
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