North Adams, MA – The Sage Colleges' men's tennis team travelled to Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts on Thursday for a non-conference match. The MCLA Men's Tennis team collected their second win of
the season as they swept the doubles matches en route to a 6-3 win over the Sage Gators at Zavattaro Athletics complex. With the win, MCLA is now 2-6 overall while Sage falls to 0-9.
Taylor Krowitz and Rob Wabshinak each scored a pair of points in the top two slots for MCLA. Wabshinak bested senior Gerard Beaudin (Delmar, NY/Home Schooled) in straight sets 7-5, 6-2 in the top singles slot. Krowitz also earned a convincing win at number two singles with a 6-0, 6-1 victory over junior Rick Butt (Ballston Spa, NY/Bellport). The duo would continue their dominance earning the top doubles point with an 8-2 win over the same pair.
Jeffrey Mason and Christian Sanchez earned a hard fought point in the second doubles slot, 8-6, over senior Cory Alvarado (Shokan, NY/Onteora) and freshman Robert Scott (Huntington Station, NY/Huntington). Richard LaRocque and Ray Yelle defeated sophomore Khademe Osbourne (Brooklyn, NY/East New York Transit Tech) and junior Mark Castillo (Randolph, MA/Randolph), 9-7 in the third doubles match to complete the Trailblazer sweep.
For Sage, Cory Alvarado, Scott, and Castillo earned singles points, all of which came in straight sets. Castillo leads the Gators this season with his two singles' wins.
Sage's next match is on April 12 when the Gators host St. Joseph's College in a 1 p.m. Skyline Conference match at Prospect Park.
Tennis Match Results The Sage Colleges vs MCLA
Apr 10, 2014 at North Adams, MA (Zavattaro Complex)
MCLA 6, The Sage Colleges 3
1. Robert Wabshinak (MCLA) def. Beaudin, Gerard (SAGEMEN) 7-5, 6-2
2. Taylor Krowitz (MCLA) def. Butt, Rick (SAGEMEN) 6-0, 6-1
3. Alvarado, Cory (SAGEMEN) def. Jeffrey Mason (MCLA) 6-4, 6-4
4. Scott, Robert (SAGEMEN) def. Cristian Sanchez (MCLA) 6-2, 6-1
5. Castillo, Mark (SAGEMEN) def. Richard LaRocque (MCLA) 6-3, 7-5
6. Andrea Binder (MCLA) def. Fernandez, Alex (SAGEMEN) 2-6, 6-0, 6-1
1. Robert Wabshinak/Taylor Krowitz (MCLA) def. Beaudin, Gerard/Butt, Rick (SAGEMEN) 8-2
2. Jeffrey Mason/Cristian Sanchez (MCLA) def. Alvarado, Cory/Scott, Robert (SAGEMEN) 8-6
3. Richard LaRocque/Ray Yelle (MCLA) def. Osbourne, Khademe/Castillo, Mark (SAGEMEN) 9-7
The Sage Colleges 0-9