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Gator men's tennis team opens season with tough 6-3 setback to MSMC

Gator men's tennis team opens season with tough 6-3 setback to MSMC

Newburgh, NY—The Sage Colleges' men's tennis team opened the new season on Wednesday night traveling to Mt. St. Mary College for the first match of the year. The Knights recorded the 6-3 win to improve to 2-0, while Sage is 0-1 on the young season.

Sage's sophomore Mike Basile (Feeding Hills, MA/Agawam) and rookie Ryan Burke (Greenville, NY/Greenville) added an 8-3 win at No. 3 doubles. Basile then posted a 6-2, 6-4 at the No. 5 spot in the singles ladder in the match. Junior Christian Rosario (Troy, NY/Troy) added a 6-2, 6-0 victory at sixth singles for Sage on the night.

Sage will return to action in the Spring with matches in late March.


Tennis Match Results            The Sage Colleges vs Mount Saint Mary       Oct 10, 2018 at Newburgh, N.Y.

(MSMC Tennis Courts)                       Mount Saint Mary 6, The Sage Colleges 3


 Singles competition

1. McGorty, Chris (MSMC-MT) def. Henry Golden (SAGEMEN) 6-0, 6-2

2. Terry, Shane (MSMC-MT) def. Mikhali Hailu (SAGEMEN) 6-0, 6-3

3. Tiriolo, Jaden (MSMC-MT) def. Logan Fournia (SAGEMEN) 6-0, 6-0

4. Benfer, Charles (MSMC-MT) def. Tyler Schnaible (SAGEMEN) 7-5, 6-1

5. Mike Basile (SAGEMEN) def. Ryan, Joe (MSMC-MT) 6-2, 6-4

6. Christian Rosario (SAGEMEN) def. Gonzalez, David (MSMC-MT) 6-2, 6-0


 Doubles competition

1. McGorty, Chris/Tiriolo, Jaden (MSMC-MT) def. Henry Golden/Mikhali Hailu (SAGEMEN) 8-1

2. Terry, Shane/Benfer, Charles (MSMC-MT) def. Logan Fournia/Tyler Schnaible (SAGEMEN) 8-0

3. Mike Basile/Ryan Burke (SAGEMEN) def. Ryan, Joe/Gonzalez, David (MSMC-MT) 8-3


Match Notes:

The Sage Colleges 0-1                        Mount Saint Mary 2-0                                   T-3:00  A-31