March 30, 2007
WORCESTER, Mass. - In its first home match of the 2007 spring season, the Holy Cross men's tennis team was defeated by Fordham 6-1. The Crusaders fall to 1-6 in the spring season with the loss, while the Rams now stand 3-3 this spring.
Senior Brian Kelly (Winchester, Mass.) won his second straight match at No. 2 singles, to earn lone victory for Holy Cross. Kelly defeated the Rams' Mike Misiti 6-1, 6-1. The No. 3 doubles team of sophomore Jay DeSanto (Dalton, Pa.) and senior Tom Moran (Concord, N.H.) also put in a strong showing, dropping a close 9-7 match to Ben Ehrman and Sotiris Georgiou.
The Crusaders are scheduled to return to action on Saturday, April 14, when they face Colgate in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
Singles #1 Mike Rosado (F) def. Angelo Sica (HC), 6-3, 6-2 #2 Brian Kelly (HC) def. Mike Misiti (F), 6-1, 6-1 #3 Peter Zipf (F) def. John Burke (HC), 6-1, 6-4 #4 Pat Tool (F) def. Marco Lombardo (HC), 7-5, 7-5 #5 Peter Slucky (F) def. Jay DeSanto (HC), 6-4, 6-3 #6 Sotiris Georgiou (F) def. Tom Moran (HC), 6-3, 6-4
Doubles #1 Mike Misiti/Mike Rosado (F) def. Angelo Sica/Brian Kelly (HC), 8-6 #2 John Burke/Marco Lombardo (HC) def. Peter Zipf/Pat Tool (F), 8-4 #3 Ben Ehrman/Sotiris Georgiou (F) def. Jay DeSanto/Tom Moran (HC), 9-7