Marist Menís Tennis Wins MAAC Regular Season Crown
LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. - The Marist men's tennis team wrapped up their third straight undefeated Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) season with a convincing 7-0 win over Rider.
The Red Foxes (12-5, 6-0 MAAC) only dropped three points overall in singles' play, winning three of the matches in straight 6-0, 6-0 fashion. Lorenzo Rossi (Lugano, Switzerland), Jacob Solly (Sydney, Australia) and Ian Sims (Stow, Ohio) all won without a blemish at the first, fifth and sixth singles' positions, respectively. Matt Himmelsbach (Longmeadow, Mass), Dalen Klassen (St. Louis, Mo.) and Matteo Giudici (Parma, Italy) all won easily as well.
The doubles combinations of Himmelsbach and Giudici, Klassen and Solly and Rossi and Sims swept the doubles matches as well to take the point.
Marist concludes their regular season with three non-conference matches. The first two are on the road this Wednesday and Sunday against Fordham and Hartford. They will then celebrate Senior Day on Monday, April 23 with a home match versus Army scheduled for 3 p.m.
Rossi (M) def. Malfitano (R): 6-0,6-0
Himmelsbach (M) def. Milosovici (R): 6-0, 6-1
Klassen (M) def. Laverty (R): 6-0, 6-1
Giudici (M) def. Carpenter (R): 6-0, 6-1
Solly (M) def. Kulpinski (R): 6-0, 6-0
Sims (M) def. Gershon (R): 6-0, 6-0
Himmelsbach/Giudici (M) def. Malfitano/Lubold (R): 8-3
Klassen/Solly (M) def. Lavery/Dimartino (R): 8-2
Rossi/Sims (M) def. Milosovici/Carpenter (R): 8-1