Men's Tennis Blanks Second Consecutive Opponent to Begin Season

Men's Tennis Blanks Second Consecutive Opponent to Begin Season

COLCHESTER, Vt. - The Saint Michael's College men's tennis team moved to 2-0 this year behind a 9-0 victory against Regis College on Friday afternoon in the Tarrant Recreation Center, its second clean sweep of the fall.

RECORDS

  • Saint Michael's (2-0), Regis (0-4)

SAINT MICHAEL'S LEADERS

  • Senior Matt Mosher (Fairfield, Conn./Fairfield Warde), 2 wins
  • Sophomore Constantin Krogh (Oslo, Norway/Persbråten VGS), 2 wins
  • Sophomore Michael Rosen (Andover, Mass./Andover/Saint Anselm), 2 wins
  • First-year Josh Weiss (Pittsford, N.Y./Pittsford Mendon), 2 wins
  • Sophomore Ivan Llona (Shelburne, Vt./Champlain Valley Union), 1 win
  • First-year Jason Boucher (Bedford, N.H./Bedford), 1 win
  • First-year Connor Scott (Bellevue, Wash./Newport), 1 win
  • First-year Seb Tonini (Derry, N.H./Pinkerton Academy), 1 win

MATCH FACTS

  • Saint Michael's played its only home match prior to Feb. 18, and one of just five among its 17 regular-season matches for the 2019-20 school year.
  • Eight different players earned a win for the second straight the match.
  • Saint Michael's swept its second consecutive dual match.
  • The Purple Knights are off to their first 2-0 start since the 2011-12 season.

THE ACTION

  • Boucher and Scott opened doubles play with a 6-0 triumph in the first position before Mosher and Rosen clinched their team the doubles point courtesy of a 6-1 win at No. 3 during their first match together.
  • Krogh and Weiss also partnered for the first time and claimed a 6-4 victory in the second spot.
  • Mosher and Rosen opened singles play with dueling 6-1, 6-1 victories at No. 5 and 2, respectively, to provide the hosts a 3-0 lead.
  • Llona clinched the team win by turning in a 6-0, 6-2 win in the sixth position.
  • Weiss finished off a 6-1, 6-2 triumph at No. 1, Krogh won 6-2, 6-0 in the third spot, and Tonini captured a 6-1, 6-0 decision at No. 4.

NEXT SAINT MICHAEL'S MATCH

  • Oct. 13 vs. the University of Massachusetts at Boston, 1:30 p.m.
  • The teams will meet at Longfellow New Hampshire Tennis & Swim Club in Nashua, N.H.
  • UMass Boston qualified for the 2019 NCAA Division III Tournament as the automatic qualifier and postseason champion from the Little East Conference.