Newburgh, NY- The Sage Colleges' men's tennis team travelled to face Mt. St. Mary College on Thursday evening in the season opener for the Gators. The Knights posted the 9-0 win to improve to 2-1, while the young Gators fall to 0-1 on the year.
The Gators almost collected a win at No. 6 singles as rookie Mitesh Joshi (Orlando, FL/Lake George) fell to Davonte Woodton, 7-5, 6-3. At No. 2 doubles, Sage's tandem of senior Nathaniel Miller (Green Island, NY/Heatly) and rookie Dan Mackey (Westerlo, NY/Greenville) needed a tie breaker against MSMC's pair of Shane Terry and Charles Benfer, but dropped a heartbreaker, 8-7, falling 7-4 in the breaker.
Tennis Match Results
The Sage Colleges vs Mount Saint Mary
Oct 12, 2017 at Newburgh, N.Y. (MSMC Tennis Courts) Mount Saint Mary 9, The Sage Colleges 0
1. Anastasi, Matt (MSMC-MT) def. Casey Fitzpatrick (SAGEMEN) 6-0, 6-0
2. McGorty, Chris (MSMC-MT) def. Dan Mackey (SAGEMEN) 6-0, 6-1
3. Terry, Shane (MSMC-MT) def. Nathaniel Miller (SAGEMEN) 6-1, 6-0
4. Tiriolo, Jaden (MSMC-MT) def. Henry Golden (SAGEMEN) 6-0, 6-0
5. Benfer, Charles (MSMC-MT) def. Christian Rosario (SAGEMEN) 6-1, 6-1
6. Woodton, Davonte (MSMC-MT) def. Mitesh Joshi (SAGEMEN) 7-5, 6-3
The Sage Colleges 0-1
Mount Saint Mary 2-1