Men's Tennis Falls by 5-4 Count at Regis in Non-League Play

Men's Tennis Falls by 5-4 Count at Regis in Non-League Play

WESTON, Mass. - The Saint Michael's College men's tennis team fell to Regis College, 5-4, on Saturday at the Regis Tennis Center during non-league play.

RECORDS

  • Saint Michael's (0-2), Regis (2-1)

SAINT MICHAEL'S LEADERS

  • Sophomore Colby Antonacci (Bolton Valley, Vt./Mount Mansfield Union/Saint Anselm), 2 wins
  • First-year Ivan Llona (Shelburne, Vt./Champlain Valley Union), 2 wins
  • Junior Matt Mosher (Fairfield, Conn./Fairfield Warde), 1 win
  • First-year Constantin Krogh (Oslo, Norway/Persbråten VGS), 1 win (1st of career)

MATCH FACTS

  • Regis was the 2018 Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Championship runner-up.
  • Purple Knights' first match in 13 days.

THE ACTION

  • After losing their opening doubles match, the Purple Knights won the final two doubles decisions.
  • Krogh and Mosher won 8-2 at No. 3 to tie the match, and Antonacci and Llona claimed an 8-5 victory in the second position during their first match together to put the visitors in front.
  • Llona did not yield a game at No. 6 singles before Antonacci earned a 6-3, 6-1 victory in the fifth spot to provide Saint Michael's a 4-1 edge, within one win of clinching the match.
  • Three Purple Knights lost at least one 6-4 set during singles defeats, while Regis won the final four matches to complete the comeback win.
  • Senior Dan Foley (Wellesley, Mass./Wellesley) fell by a 6-4, 6-4 count at No. 2, classmate Max Allen (Dennis, Mass./Dennis-Yarmouth Regional) lost a 6-3, 6-4 decision in the top spot, while senior Jake Remillard (Saint Albans, Vt./BFA-Saint Albans) dropped a 6-4, 6-1 contest at No. 4.

NEXT SAINT MICHAEL'S MATCH

  • Oct. 12 vs. Norwich University, 5 p.m.