Troy, NY – The Sage Colleges' men's tennis team hosted the Pioneers of Utica College on Wednesday afternoon. The Pioneers tallied an 8-1 win to improve to 1-5, while Sage drops to 0-6.
Sage's sophomore Casey Fitzgerald (Haverhill, MA/Haverhill) picked up a key win in his Gator debut on the tennis court as he was a winner in three sets over senior Jacob Nigolian (Syracuse, NY/Westhill) at fifth singles. He won the first set, 7-6 (7-4), but lost the second set 6-3. He came back to win the marathon tie-breaker, 15-13 for his first career win.
Tennis Match Results Utica College vs The Sage Colleges
Apr 13, 2016 at Prospect Park (Troy, NY)
Utica College 8, The Sage Colleges 1
1. Kevin Vo (UTICA) def. Jimenez, Nelson (SAGE) 6-1, 6-0
2. Raphael Warnon (UTICA) def. Mendoza, Shanessa (SAGE) 6-1, 6-0
3. Matt Rogers (UTICA) def. Tolman, Lindsey (SAGE) 6-0, 6-0
4. Paul Litvak (UTICA) def. Deans, Kai (SAGE) 6-0, 6-0
5. Fitzpatrick, Casey (SAGE) def. Jacob Nigolian (UTICA) 7-6 (7-4), 3-6, 15-13
6. Edgar Aguilar (UTICA) def. Tejada, Melvin (SAGE) 6-0, 6-1
1. Kevin Vo/Raphael Warnon (UTICA) def. Jimenez, Nelson/Mendoza, Shanessa (SAGE) 8-1
2. Matt Rogers/Jacob Nigolian (UTICA) def. Tolman, Lindsey/Deans, Kai (SAGE) 8-1
3. Paul Litvak/Franklin Guebara (UTICA) def. Fitzpatrick, Casey/Tejada, Melvin (SAGE) 8-1
Utica College 1-5
The Sage Colleges 0-6