SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (April 7, 2007) – The Springfield College men’s tennis team defeated Clark University, 9-0, this afternoon in a New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference match at SC’s Appleton Courts.
With the win, Springfield ups its record to 5-4 overall, and 1-1 in the NEWMAC. Clark falls to 1-4 overall, 0-2 in the conference.
Springfield jumped to a 3-0 lead by sweeping the doubles. The highlight there was an 8-0 victory produced at No. 1 by the combination of sophomore Andrew Constant (Kingston, N.Y.) and junior Joe Lisi (Southbridge, Mass.). That duo later went on to win their singles in straight sets. Constant won at No. 1 singles by a score of 6-2, 6-1, over Clark sophomore Adam Bisceglia (No. Granby, Conn.). Lisi won at No. 2 singles, 7-6(2), 6-3, over CU sophomore Ben Gross (Newton, Mass.). Also playing well for SC was freshman Trevor Romanzi (Bayshore, N.Y.), a 6-0, 6-1 winner at No. 5, and junior Guy Lepore (Bayshore, N.Y.)>, a 6-0, 6-0 winner at No. 6.
The match began with doubles play.
Springfield 9, Clark 0
Andrew Constant (SC) def. Adam Bisceglia (CU), 6-2, 6-1
Joe Lisi (SC) def. Ben Gross (CU), 7-6 (2), 6-3
Ethan Clime (SC) def. Brian Brown (CU), 6-1, 6-3
Bobby Schlink (SC) def. Rocco Li (CU), 6-1, 3-6, (10-7)
Trevor Romanzi (SC) def. Ben Voynick (CU), 6-0, 6-1
Guy Lepore (SC) def. Socheata Ly (CU), 6-0, 6-0
Constant-Lisi (SC) def. Bisceglia-Brown (CU), 8-0
Clime-Lepore (SC) def. Li-Ly (CU), 8-2
Romanzi-Tim Tunis (SC) def. Gross-Voynick (CU), 8-5