September 22, 2012

Men's Tennis Competes In Conn. College Tournament

NEW LONDON, Conn. - Freshman Rich DeGregoris (Rockville Centre, N.Y.) won two flights for Holy Cross at the Connecticut College Tournament held on Saturday, September 22. This was the second team tournament for the Crusaders during their fall season.

DeGregoris, competeing in his first collegiate matches, captured the 6th flight singles championship with a 6-2, 6-2 win over Conn. College, and a 7-5, 6-3 victory over Roger Williams. He also teamed with junior Chris Brosnan (Garden City, N.J.) to claim the 2nd doubles flight as they defeated Roger Williams in the first match (8-3) and Conn. College in the finals (8-5).  

Brosnan made it into the finals in the third flight singles as he won his first match over Roger Williams 6-1, 6-3, but lost in the finals to Conn. College 8-4.  

Sophomore Nick Berrettini (Haverford, Pa.) played in the first singles flight and won his first match over Coast Guard on a default.  He pushed Conn. College in the finals to a third tiebreaking set, but ultimately lost 6-2, 5-7, 10-7.  

The Crusaders have completed their fall slate and will not compete again until the spring.

 

SINGLES

1st Flight
Nick Berrettini (HC) d. Coast Guard (retired)
Conn. College d. Nick Berrettini (HC) 6-2, 5-7, (10-7)

2nd Flight
Coast Guard d. Ryan Sullivan (HC) 6-3, 6-4
Ryan Sullivan d. Endicott (default)

3rd Flight
Chris Brosnan (HC) d. Roger Williams 6-1, 6-3
Conn. College d. Chris Brosnan (HC) 8-4

4th Flight
Conn. College d. Connor McCann (HC) 6-1, 6-3
Connor McCann (HC) d. Endicott 6-1, 6-0

5th Flight
Conn. College d. Scot Brownell (HC) 6-0, 6-3
Scot Brownell (HC) d. Springfield College 6-3, 6-3

6th Flight
Rich DeGregoris (HC) d. Conn. College 6-2, 6-2
Rich DeGregoris (HC) d. Roger Williams 7-5, 6-3

 

DOUBLES

1st Flight
Coast Guard d. Nick Berrettini / Ryan Sullivan (HC) 8-5
Nick Berrettini / Ryan Sullivan (HC) d. Roger Williams 8-2

2nd Flight
Chris Brosnan / Rich DeGregoris (HC) d. Roger Williams 8-3
Chris Brosnan / Rich DeGregoris (HC) d. Conn. College 8-5

3rd Flight
Scot Brownell / Connor McCann (HC) d. Springfield College 8-4
Roger Williams d. Scot Brownell / Connor McCann (HC) 8-1

4th Flight
Coast Guard d. Jeff Paadre / Rob Buetti (HC) 9-8
Conn. College d. Jeff Paadre / Rob Buetti (HC) 8-5