Utica, NY—The Sage Colleges' men's tennis team was in action on Tuesday competing at Utica College in an Empire 8 contest. Utica collected the 5-4 win beating the Gators by a narrow margin. Sage is now 1-6 overall and 0-4 in the league, while Utica improves to 2-5 overall and 1-3 in the Empire 8.
The first doubles pair of senior Henry Golden (Troy, NY/Troy) and junior Tyler Schnaible (Ballston Lake, NY/Shenendehowa) picked up 8-6 win beating Utica's LI Nuzzo and Austin McGrain for their third win of the season together as they are now 3-3 on the spring. Golden was also victorious at No. 1 singles, beating Nuzzo, 7-5, 6-4. Schnaible added a win at No. 2 singles, beating his opponent McGrain, 6-1, 6-2. Schnaible is the leader on the team in singles wins on the season as he is now 4-3. Rookie Logan Fournia (Saranac, NY/Saranac Central) also was victorious in singles play with a three-set win over Ethan Trembley, 4-6, 6-4, 6-3.
Sage returns to action on April 13 hosting St. John Fisher College in an Empire 8 match at 1 p.m. at Albany Academy's Tennis Courts.
Tennis Match Results The Sage Colleges vs Utica College
4/9/2019 at Utica, NY (Todd and Jen Hutton Sports Dome)
Utica College 5, The Sage Colleges 4
1. Henry Golden (SAGEMEN) def. LJ Nuzzo (UTICA) 7-5, 6-4
2. Tyler Schnaible (SAGEMEN) def. Austin McGrain (UTICA) 6-1, 6-2
3. Paul Litvak (UTICA) def. Dan Mackey (SAGEMEN) 7-5, 6-2
4. Logan Fournia (SAGEMEN) def. Ethan Trembley (UTICA) 4-6, 6-4, 6-3
5. Matt Zbytniewski (UTICA) def. Mike Basile (SAGEMEN) 6-2, 7-5
6. Garrett Bortiatynski (UTICA) def. Mitesh Joshi (SAGEMEN) 6-2, 1-6, 6-1
Match Notes: The Sage Colleges 1-6, 0-4 Empire 8 Utica College 2-5, 1-3 Empire 8 T-4 hrs