April 11, 2008

Men's Tennis Drops Match To Connecticut, 7-0

April 11, 2008

Storrs, Conn. - The Holy Cross men's tennis team traveled to Storrs, Conn., yesterday to take on Connecticut in a non-conference match. The Crusaders were defeated 7-0, dropping to 1-5 overall (0-3 Patriot League).

Matt Wierzel (Garden City, N.Y.) put in a tough performance at No. 1 singles, but it was not enough as he fell to Joe Goldstein of Connecticut 6-2, 6-4.

The Crusaders return to action when they play host to Hartford on Thursday, April 17, at 3:30 p.m.

Connecticut 7, Holy Cross 0
SINGLES
1 Joe Goldstein (UC) def. Matt Wierzel (HC): 6-2,6-4
2 Ben Schueler (UC) def. John Burke (HC): 6-0,6-2
3 Andrew Marcus (UC) def. Dan Phelan (HC): 6-1,6-1
4 Christian Malerba (UC) def. Jay DeSanto (HC): 6-2,6-0
5 Aaron Ribchinsky (UC) def. Thomas Steinert (HC): 6-1,6-0
6 Mike Bobitski (UC) def. Matthew Vicidomino (HC): 6-1,6-0

DOUBLES
1 Schueler/Goldstein (UC) def. Wierzel/Burke (HC): 8-3
2 Malerba/Michaels (UC) def. Phelan/DeSanto (HC): 8-0
3 Bobitski/Ribchinsky (UC) def. Vicidomino/McEllhenny (HC): 8-3