Men's Tennis Concludes Season At Patriot League Tournament

April 25, 2008

HAMILTON, N.Y. - The Holy Cross men's tennis team traveled Hamilton, N.Y. to compete in the Patriot League Tournament hosted by Colgate. The Crusaders took on Army in the first round, falling 4-0 to finish the spring season with a 2-6 record.

At No. 1 singles, Matt Wierzel (Garden City, N.Y.) fell to Phil Muhawi 6-1, 6-2. John Burke (Burlington, Mass.) was trailing Eddie Kang at No . 2 singles 6-0, 3-3, when the match was stopped after the overall team outcome was determined.

At No. 2 doubles Jay DeSanto (Dalton, Pa.) and Kevin Leggio (Coram, N.Y.) teamed up to take on Sean Harris and Chris Albornoz, and trailed 5-1 before the match was stopped once Army had clinched the doubles point.

This concludes the 2008 spring season for the Crusaders.

Singles
1. Phil Muhawi, Army def. Matt Wierzel, Holy Cross 6-1, 6-2
2. Eddie Kang, Army vs. John Burke, Holy Cross 6-0, 3-3 DNF
3. Tripp Johnson, Army vs. Dan Phelan, Holy Cross 6-2, 5-1 DNF
4. Bruno Lucivero, Army vs. Jay DeSanto, Holy Cross 6-1, 5-1 DNF
5. Johnny Lucero, Army def. Thomas Steinert, Holy Cross 6-0, 6-0
6. Josh Krieter, Army def. Kevin Leggio, Holy Cross 6-0, 6-0

Doubles
1. Muhawi / Kang, Army def. Wierzel / Burke, Holy Cross 8-0
2. Sean Harris / Chris Albornoz, Army vs. DeSanto / Leggio, Holy Cross 5-1 DNF
3. Lucero / Lucivero, Army def. Phelan / Matthew Vicidomino, Holy Cross 8-0