Troy, NY—The Sage College's Men's Tennis team hosted Western New England University on Monday afternoon in a non-conference match held at Prospect Park. The Golden Bears recorded the 9-0 win to improve to 2-7, while the loss puts the Gators at 0-3.
At No. 1 doubles, WNEU's senior Chris Holzinger (Foster, RI/Ponoganset) teamed with sophomore Peter Lefrancois (Marlborough, MA/Marlborough) to beat Sage's junior Mike Hilton (Waterford, NY/Waterford Halfmoon) and sophomore Rob Hansen (Niskayuna, NY/Niskayuna), 8-0. Both were winners at No. 1 and No. 5 singles, respectively as Holzinger bested Hansen, 6-2, 6-0 at first singles. Lefrancois was a 6-1, 6-1 winner over the Gators junior Gerard Beaudin (Delmar, NY/Home Schooled).
At No. 2 singles, WNEU's freshman Alexander Sause (Cusago, Italy) was a 6-2, 6-3 winner over Hilton.
The Gators return to action on April 2 travelling to Bard College for a 6 p.m. non-conference match, while Western New England University is back in action tomorrow as well hosting Curry College at 3:30 p.m.
Western New England vs The Sage Colleges
Apr 01, 2013 at Troy, NY (Prospect Park)
Western New England 9, The Sage Colleges 0
1. Chris Holzinger (WNE-M) def. Hansen, Rob (SAGEMEN) 6-2, 6-0
2. Alexander Sause (WNE-M) def. Hilton, Mike (SAGEMEN) 6-2, 6-3
3. Andres Otero (WNE-M) def. Castillo, Mark (SAGEMEN) 6-0, 6-0
4. Ethan Belisle (WNE-M) def. Alvarado, Cory (SAGEMEN) 6-1, 6-3
5. Peter Lefrancois (WNE-M) def. Beaudin, Gerard (SAGEMEN) 6-1, 6-1
6. Tyler Unwin (WNE-M) def. Alvarado, Sean (SAGEMEN) 6-0, 6-0
1. Chris Holzinger/Peter Lefrancois (WNE-M) def. Hansen, Rob/Hilton, Mike (SAGEMEN) 8-0
2. Andres Otero/Alexander Sause (WNE-M) def. Beaudin, Gerard/Kenealy, Joe (SAGEMEN) 8-0
3. Peter Nassar/John Mindek (WNE-M) def. Butt, Rick/Castillo, Mark (SAGEMEN) 8-0
Western New England 2-7
The Sage Colleges 0-3