With the setback, the Pride is now 1-3 overall, and finishes its Florida stretch in countable matches at 1-2. Springfield has one remaining match in Florida that is considered an exhibition and will not count towards its record.
The Pride's lone victory came at No. 3 singles, where senior co-captain Rahul Bala (Enfield, Conn.) won his match by a score of 6-3, 7-5. All of the singles matches were determined in straight sets. The closest SC came to winning in doubles was at No. 1 doubles where junior Andrew Constant (Kingston, N.Y.) and senior co-captain Joe Lisi (Southbridge, Mass.) went down to defeat, 8-6.
The following are the results from tonight's match. Opponents' names will be added when they become available.
1) Lago/Martin (SR) def. Constant/Lisi (SC), 8-6
2) Norton/Masso (SR) def. Bala/Romanzi (SC), 8-5
3) Collins/Van Buskirk (SR) def. Schlink/Tunis (SC), 8-1
1) Rob Norton (SR) def. Andrew Constant (SC), 6-1, 6-2
2) Jason Lago (SR) def. Joe Lisi (SC) 6-3, 6-1
3) Rahul Bala (SC) def. Trey Van Buskirk (SR), 6-3, 7-5
4) Mike Collins (SR) def.Trevor Romanzi (SC), 6-3, 7-5
5) Andrew Martin (SR) def. Bobby Schlink (SC), 6-3, 6-3
6) Chris Tolo (SR) def. Tim Tunis (SC), 7-5, 6-3