Crusaders Defeat Coast Guard 5-2

April 19, 2005

WORCESTER, Mass. - The Holy Cross men's tennis won four out of six singles matches and two of three doubles matches, on its way to a 5-2 victory over the United States Coast Guard Academy on Tuesday. Sophomore Brian Kelly (Winchester, Mass.), junior John Deaver (St. Louis, Mo.) and senior Rob Guido (Huntington, N.Y.) all posted singles victories in straight sets, in addition to being part of winning doubles teams.

The Crusaders will close out the 2004-2005 season on Thursday, April 21, when they play host to Colby-Sawyer.

#1: Brian Kelly (HC) def. Matthew Nakagawa (CG), 6-3, 6-3
#2: Ryan Beck (CG) def. Nick Casolaro (HC), 7-5, 1-6, 6-3
#3: Daniel Lavinder (CG) def. Mike Marano (HC), 6-3, 5-7, (10-5)
#4: John Deaver (HC) def. Thomas Brittingham (CG), 6-1, 6-3
#5: Marco Lombardo (HC) def. Cheryl Hickey (CG), 6-2, 4-6, (10-5)
#6: Rob Guido (HC) def. Grayson Stalvey (CG), 6-2, 6-0

#1: Nakagawa/Beck (CG) def. Casolaro/Marano (HC), 8-3
#2: Kelly/Deaver (HC) def. Brittingham/Lavinder (CG), 8-2
#3: Guido/Lombardo (HC) def. Hickey/Stalvey (CG), 8-6