NEW HAVEN, Connecticut – The Marist men’s tennis team defeated Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference foe Fairfield, 5-2, in non-conference action Saturday afternoon at Yale University. With the win the Red Foxes move to 5-1 on the season.

Marist took the advantage right away winning at the no. 2 and no. 3 doubles positions. Javier Restrepo and Gianlucca Massa teamed up to defeat Fairfield’s Jeffrey Rodgers and Tyler Shibles, 6-2.

The Red Foxes clinched the doubles point as Justin Chanthalangsy and Dylan Fletcher defeated the Stags’ Dylan Appel and Peter Colliard, 6-0.

Rudolf Kurz and Christopher Gladden were leading in their match 5-2 but it went unfinished once Marist clinched the doubles decision.

The Red Foxes then won four more matches in singles play to clinch the victory. Restepo defeated Brad Orban, 6-1, 6-2, Kurz downed Anthony Caputo, 6-3, 6-2, Chanthalangsy won a three set match against the Stags’ Ethan Ammon, 4-6, 6-3, 10-8, and Fletcher won from the no. 6 spot defeating Colliard in straight sets.

The Red Foxes also took part in singles play against No. 47 Yale today and will complete the doubles portion of that match tomorrow along with a full match against Stony Brook.

Marist vs Fairfield at Yale

Doubles

1. Rudolf Kurz/Christopher Gladden (MARM) vs. Brad Orban/Anthony Caputo (FFD) 5-2, unfinished

2. Javier Restrepo/Gianlucca Massa (MARM) def. Jeffrey Rodgers/Tyler Shibles (FFD) 6-2

3. Justin Chanthalangsy/Dylan Fletcher (MARM) def. Dylan Appel/Peter Colliard (FFD) 6-0

Singles

1. Javier Restrepo (MARM) def. Brad Orban (FFD) 6-1, 6-2

2. Rudolf Kurz (MARM) def. Anthony Caputo (FFD) 6-3, 6-2

3. Jeffrey Rodgers (FFD) def. Gianlucca Massa (MARM) 6-2, 7-6 (4-0)

4. Justin Chanthalangsy (MARM) def. Ethan Ammon (FFD) 4-6, 6-3, 10-8

5. Dylan Appel (FFD) def. Christopher Gladden (MARM) 7-5, 6-4

6. Dylan Fletcher (MARM) def. Peter Colliard (FFD) 6-1, 6-0