Holy Cross Competes in Fairfield University Doubles Festival

Sept. 11, 2004

Fairfield, Conn. - The Holy Cross men's tennis team competed in the Fairfield University Invitational this weekend. The Crusaders' best finish was the Pool C Doubles in which Marco Lombardo and Rob Guido came in second place.

POOL A DOUBLES UConn (Sam Sutherland/Mason Viau) def. Holy Cross (Nick Casolaro/Brian Kelly) 8-4 Quinnipiac def. Holy Cross 8-6 Queens def. Holy Cross 8-3

Holy Cross def. Sacred Heart 8-4

Holy Cross places seventh overall

POOL B DOUBLES Rhode Island (Nick Barbera/Nate Carvalho) def. Holy Cross (Mike Morano/John Deaver) 8-5 UConn def. Holy Cross 8-4 Holy Cross def. Quinnipiac 8-4 Consolation Match: Holy Cross def Quinnipiac 8-4 Holy Cross places fifth overall

POOL C DOUBLES UConn (Joe Mercuri/Sho Sato) def. Holy Cross (Rob Guido/Marco Lombardo) 8-0 Holy Cross (Guido/Lombardo) def. Sacred Heart (Keer/Teague) 8-5 Holy Cross (Guido/Lombardo) def. Fairfield (Adam Belardino/Zack Morrisson) 9-8 (4) Semifinals: Holy Cross (Guido/Lombardo) def. Rhode Island (Kyle Duffy/Pat McGuire)

Final: Quinnipiac (Justin Worthy/Alex Altman) def. Holy Cross (Guido/Lombardo)

Holy Cross places second overall