Men's Tennis Finishes Fourth at Stonehill Invitational

Oct. 9, 2005

Easton, Mass. - The Holy Cross men's tennis team took fourth place overall in the Stonehill Invitational over the past weekend. The highlight of the weekend was the Crusaders advancing to the finals of third singles, only to fall to Stonehill.

After dropping the first round of the second singles competition, the Crusaders won the consolation bracket by taking two straight matches. They defeated Coly Sawyer in the consolation final. Holy Cross reached the semifinals in first singles, fourth singles and the doubles brackets.

Final Results

First Singles
Holy Cross def. Connecticut College 6-0, 6-1
Stonehill def. Holy Cross 6-7(4), 7-6(5), 10-7

Second Singles
Connecticut College def. Holy Cross 7-5, 4-6, 12-10
Holy Cross def. Roger Williams 8-2
Holy Cross def. Colby Sawyer 8-2

Third Singles
Holy Cross def. Merrimack 6-3, 6-1
Roger Williams def. Holy Cross 7-5, 6-2

Fourth Singles
Holy Cross def. Coast Guard 6-3, 6-0
Stonehill def. Holy Cross 6-0, 6-0

Doubles
Holy Cross def. Merrimack 8-5
Stonehill def. Holy Cross 8-5