Sacred Heart Tops Holy Cross, 4-3

March 1, 2005

Milford, Conn. - The Sacred Heart men's tennis team defeated Holy Cross, 4-3 on Saturday. Mike Marano, John Deaver and Rob Guido all won singles matches for the Crusaders, but the Pioneers took two of three doubles matches to record the overall win. The Crusaders (0-3) have a short break before returning to action Monday, March 21 when they take on Connecticut on the campus of HC.

Singles:
1. Jarred Dye (SH) def. Brian Kelly (HC) 6-2, 6-4
2. Peter George (SH) def. Nick Casolaro (HC) 6-3, 6-3
3. Mike Marano (HC) def. Joseph Merendino (SH) 6-1, 6-4
4. John Deaver (HC) def. Alex Kantarelis (SH) 7-6 (7-4), 3-6, (10-7)
5. Chris McDonnell (SH) def. Marc Lombardo (HC) 7-5, 6-1
6. Rob Guido (HC) def. Kevin Guidicipietro (SH) 7-6 (7-5), 6-1

Doubles:
1. Dye/Merendino (SHU) def. Brian Kelly/Mike Marano (HC) 8-3
2. George/Kantarelis (SHU) def. Nick Casalaro/John Deaver (HC) 9-8 (10-8)
3. Mareo Lombardo/Rob Guido (HC) def. Kevin Teague/Guidicipietro (SH) 8-5