Charlie Volkwein
Mark Seliger Photography
Mark Seliger Photography
Charlie Volkwein

Menís Tennis Defeats Eastern Nazarene On Tuesday, 5-2

Holy Cross Athletics   10-06-2015
THE BASICS:
  • Score: Holy Cross 5, Eastern Nazarene 2
  • Records: Holy Cross (2-0); Eastern Nazarene (1-1)
  • Location: Worcester, Mass. (Sinnott Family Tennis Facility)
  • The Lead: Holy Cross freshman Michael Varda (La Porte, Ind.) won both his singles and doubles matches to help lead the Crusaders to a 5-2 victory over Eastern Nazarene in men’s tennis action on Tuesday afternoon at the Sinnott Family Tennis Facility.

HOW IT HAPPENED:

  • Varda won his No. 3 singles match over Davis Steelman in straight sets, 6-2, 7-5, while he paired with freshman Henry Harrs (Thornwood, N.Y.) in No. 1 doubles action to defeat Steelman and Shaw Campbell, 8-4.
  • Holy Cross senior Charlie Volkwein (Surry, Maine) won his No. 5 singles match over Andres Biondi, 6-3, 6-2, and earned the victory in No. 2 doubles with classmate Jimmy Ye (Boston, Mass.) over Vladisav Tolmachev and Kevin Paterno, 8-4.
  • Crusader freshman Peter Campito (Loudonville, N.Y.) picked up the win in No. 6 singles against Yahalel Carter, 6-0, 6-1. He also paired with junior Elmar Lutz (Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.) to earn the 8-3 win in No. 3 doubles action.

MATCH RESULTS:
Holy Cross 5, Eastern Nazarene 2

Singles Competition
1. Vladislav Tolmachev (EN) def. Jimmy Ye (HC), 6-3, 6-1
2. Kevin Paterno (EN) def. Henry Harrs (HC), 6-4, 7-6
3. Michael Varda (HC) def. Davis Steelman (EN), 6-2, 7-5
4. Ming Lao (HC) def. Shaw Campbell (EN), 6-4, 6-3
5. Charlie Volkwein (HC) def. Andres Biondi (EN), 6-3, 6-2
6. Peter Campito (HC) def. Yahalel Carter (EN), 6-0, 6-1

Doubles Competition
1. Harrs / Varda (HC) def. Steelman / Campbell (EN), 8-4
2. Ye / Volkwein (HC) def. Tolmachev / Paterno (EN), 8-4
3. Campito / Elmar Lutz (HC) def. Biondi / Carter (EN), 8-3

UP NEXT:

  • Holy Cross returns to action on Thursday, Oct. 8, when it hosts Bentley at 3:30 p.m.

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