Albany, NY--- The Sage Colleges' men's tennis team hosted St. Joseph's College (LI) on Saturday afternoon in the team's Skyline Conference home opener. The Golden Eagles tallied a 9-0 win to improve to 3-4 overall and 2-1 in the Skyline Conference, while Sage falls to 0-5 overall and 0-2 in the league.
SJC's senior Ken Kadar (Coram, NY/Newfield) tallied a 6-1, 6-0 win at No. 1 singles as he beat Sage's senior Alex Cabrera (Kingston, NY/Kingston). Kadar teamed at No. 1 doubles with sophomore Matt Reed (Patchogue, NY/Patchogue-Medford) for the 8-3 win over Cabrera and Rob Hansen (Niskayuna, NY/Niskayuna).
Hansen fell at second singles to Reed, 6-2, 6-2. Senior Dylan Spring (East Greenbush, NY/Columbia) played a tight match at third singles, dropping a 6-4, 6-2 decision to sophomore Adam Friel (Bayport, NY/Bayport-Blue Point).
The Gators return to action on Wednesday, April 4 for a 3:30 p.m. non-conference match at Western New England University.
Tennis Match Results
St. Joseph's-LI vs The Sage Colleges
Mar 31, 2012 at Albany, NY
(Capital Region Tennis Club)
St. Joseph's-LI 9, The Sage Colleges 0
1. Kadar, Ken (SJC-M-12) def. Cabrera, Alex (SAGEMEN) 6-1, 6-0
2. Reed, Matt (SJC-M-12) def. Robert Hansen (SAGEMEN) 6-2, 6-2
3. Friel, Adam (SJC-M-12) def. Spring, Dylan (SAGEMEN) 6-4, 6-2
4. Hicks, Brian (SJC-M-12) def. Beaudin, Gerard (SAGEMEN) 6-0, 6-1
5. Gallo, Ralph (SJC-M-12) def. Alvarado, Cory (SAGEMEN) 6-0, 6-0
6. Charles, Denzil (SJC-M-12) def. Darrow, Christopher (SAGEMEN) 6-0, 6-1
1. Kadar, Ken/Reed, Matt (SJC-M-12) def. Cabrera, Alex/Robert Hansen (SAGEMEN) 8-3
2. Friel, Adam/Hicks, Brian (SJC-M-12) def. Beaudin, Gerard/Spring, Dylan (SAGEMEN) 8-1
3. Gallo, Ralph/Charles, Denzil (SJC-M-12) def. Alvarado, Cory/Castillo, Mark (SAGEMEN) 8-0
St. Joseph's-LI 3-4, 2-1 Skyline
The Sage Colleges 0-5, 0-2 Skyline