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Wheaton Topples Men's Tennis, 7-2, In NEWMAC Opener

Zach O'Leary Springfield, Mass. - March 27, 2010 - The Springfield College men's tennis team dropped it's conference opener to rival Wheaton College, 7-2, on Saturday afternoon in a New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) contest.

In the match for the Pride, Trevor Romanzi and Tim Tunis won at No. 1 doubles by a score of 8-6. In singles competition, Zach O'Leary was the only member of the Pride to record a victory as he edged of a victory 7-5, 6-7 (10-8), 13-11.

Springfield will next play Rhode Island College on Tuesday afternoon in a non-conference match.

Wheaton 7, Springfield 2
Doubles

1) Trevor Romanzi/Tim Tunis (SC) def. Neall Oliver/Kyle Hudgins (WC), 8-6
2) James Little/Gregory Poulin (WC) def. Kevin Leahy/Ben Burnap (SC), 8-5
3) Brian Krantz/Harry Altman (WC) def. Doug Nickerson/Eric Henne (SC), 8-6

Singles
1) Neall Oliver (WC) def. Trevor Romanzi (SC), 6-1,6-2
2) James Little (WC) def. Tim Tunis (SC), 6-4, 6-3
3) Kyle Hudgins (WC) def. Ben Burnap (SC), 6-2, 6-3
4) Zach O’Leary (SC) def. Gregory Poulin (WC), 7-5, 6-7(10-8), 13-11
5) Brian Krantz (WC) def. Eric Henne (WC), 6-3, 6-3
6) Harry Altman (WC) def. Dough Nickerson (SC), 4-6, 6-2, 10-6

Records: Springfield 2-7, Wheaton 5-2

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