Holy Cross Men's Tennis Drops Match To Siena, 6-1

Chris Das

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. - Four Siena tennis players went undefeated in the meet as Holy Cross lost to the Saints, 6-1, at Central Park in Schenectady, N.Y. With the loss the Crusaders drop to 1-2 on the season while the Saints improve to 2-1.

Junior Matt Wierzel (Garden, City, N.Y.) remains undefeated in singles action so far this season for the Crusaders. He defeated Michael Amico at No. 1 singles 7-5, 6-4. Siena swept the six remaining matches in the meet. Amico teamed with Jarrett Siewiec to defeat Wierzel and senior John Burke (Burlington, Mass.) at No. 1 doubles, 9-8.

Siena's Dylan Roberts defeated Burke 6-3, 6-1 at No. 2 singles. Jay Godbole, Nick Godbole and Vikaran Kadaba won all their matches during the meet for Siena, in addition to Siewiec.

Holy Cross is next in action Tuesday, Sept. 22 when it travels to West Hartford, Conn. to battle Hartford. The match is set to start at 4:00 p.m.

SINGLES
Matt Wierzel (HC) def. Michael Amico (SIE) 7-5, 6-4
Dylan Roberts (SIE) def. John Burke (HC) 6-3, 6-1
Jarrett Siewiec (SIE) def. Dan Phelan (HC) 6-4, 6-3
Jay Godbole (SIE) def. Chris Das (HC) 6-3, 6-4
Nick Godbole (SIE) def. Ajeya Shekar (HC) 6-3, 6-0
Vikaran Kadaba (SIE) def. Dan Sheehan (HC) 6-1, 6-1

DOUBLES
Amico/Siewiec (SIE) def. Wierzel/Burke (HC) 9-8
Kevin Gioia/Kadaba (SIE) def. Phelan/Das (HC) 8-5
Godbole/Godbole (SIE) def. Tom Steinert/Shekar (HC) 8-2