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Butt records singles' win as Gators face Utica on Monday

Butt records singles' win as Gators face Utica on Monday

Utica, NY—
The Pioneers of Utica College hosted Sage in men's tennis on Monday afternoon in a non-conference match. The Pioneers tallied an 8-1 win to improve to 3-1 on the season. The loss puts Sage at 0-7 on the season.

Sophomore Rick Butt (Ballston Spa, NY/Bellport) was a winner for the Gators at No. 5 singles and he defeated Sam Cotrupe, 6-3, 6-2 for his first career victory.

The Gators return to action on April 10 travelling to the St. Joseph's College for a 6 p.m. Skyline Conference match.

1. Utica's Joe Gorman/Daniel Fadden  def. Gerard  Beaudin/Cory Alvarado, 8-1
2. Utica's Raphael Warnon/Zaloom def. Joe Kenealy/Rick Butt, 8-0
3. Utica's Sam Cotrupe/Matt Rogers def. Karim Abdelgadir/Khademe Osbourne, 8-0


1. Utica's Gorman def. Beaudin, 6-0, 6-1
2. Utica's Zaloom def. C. Alvarado, 6-1, 6-1
3. Utica's Warnon def. Kenealy, 6-3, 6-0
4. Utica's Fadden def. Mark Castillo, 6-0, 6-1
5. Sage's Butt def. Cotrupe, 6-3, 6-2
6. Utica's Rogers def. Alex Fernandez, 6-0, 6-0

Sage: 0-7                     Utica: 3-1