WAPPINGERS FALLS, New York – The Marist men’s tennis team picked up its 11th consecutive and sixth straight Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference wins with a 7-0 defeat over the Saint Peter’s Peacocks at the Cross Court Tennis Club on Wednesday.
With the victory, the Red Foxes improve to 16-2 (6-0 MAAC) on the year.
“Our doubles seemed to click today, maybe because we played singles first and they were thoroughly warmed up” said head coach Tim Smith. “Kudos to all the singles players for winning in straight sets and we’re looking forward with enthusiasm to the match against Monmouth on Saturday.”
Marist began the day by sweeping all six singles spot in straight sets. Dylan Fletcher beat Jonthan Paredes at number five singles by a final score of 6-0, 6-0 to give the Red Foxes their first point of the day, before Javier Restrepo won at number one singles over Ivan Knezevic 6-1, 6-1. Lars Schouten picked up a win at number six singles with a score of 6-1, 6-0 over Cuong Lam, Gianlucca Massa beat Douglas Nover at number three singles 6-0, 6-3, Rudolf Kurz topped Andres-Sebastian Rojas 6-1, 6-1 at number two singles and Christopher Gladden rounded out the sweep with a 6-2, 6-0 win at number four singles over Gabriel Russotto.
The Red Foxes then swept all three doubles matches by scores of 6-0. Chanthalangsy and Flectcher topped Knezevic and Rojas at number one doubles, Restrepo and Massa beat Russotto and Lam at number two doubles and Kurz and Gladden defeated Nover and Paredes at number three doubles.
Marist vs Saint Peter’s:
1. Javier Restrepo (MARM) def. Ivan Knezevic (SP) 6-1, 6-1
2. Rudolf Kurz (MARM) def. Andres-Sebastian Rojas (SP) 6-1, 6-1
3. Gianlucca Massa (MARM) def. Douglas Nover (SP) 6-0, 6-3
4. Christopher Gladden (MARM) def. Gabriel Russotto (SP) 6-2, 6-0
5. Dylan Fletcher (MARM) def. Jonathan Paredes (SP) 6-0, 6-0
6. Lars Schouten (MARM) def. Cuong Lam (SP) 6-1, 6-0
Order of Finish: Singles (5,1,6,3,2,4) Doubles (1,2,3)