SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (April 14, 2007) – The Springfield College men’s tennis team lost to Wheaton College, 7-2, this afternoon in a New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference match in Norton, Mass.
With the win, Wheaton moves to 9-2 overall, and 4-0 in the NEWMAC. Springfield falls to 6-5 overall, and 2-2 in conference play.
Wheaton jumped to a 2-1 lead after doubles. The lone doubles highlight was produced by the No. 1 team of sophomore Andrew Constant (Kingston, N.Y.) and junior Joe Lisi (Southbridge, Mass., who won their match, 9-8. SC’s only other win on the afternoon came at No. 5 singles as freshman Trevor Romanzi (Bayshore, N.Y.) remained hot with a straight set, 6-0, 6-3 victory.
Springfield will attempt to play tomorrow at Amherst at 1:30 p.m. (weather permitting).
The match began with doubles play.
Wheaton 7, Springfield 2
Payum Payman (W) def. Andrew Constant (SC), 6-0, 6-2
Brian Danishevsky (W) def. Joe Lisi (SC), 6-3, 6-3
Brad Dressler (W) def. Ethan Clime (SC), 6-1, 6-1
Will Stoddard (W) def. Alex Kosicki (SC), 6-3, 6-1
Trevor Romanzi (SC) def. Raymour Radhakrishnan (W), 6-0, 6-3
Kyle Hudgins (W) def. Bobby Schlink (SC), 6-2, 7-5
Constant-Lisi (SC) def. Payman-Dressler (W), 9-8
Danishevsky-Radhakrishnan (W) def. Clime-Rahul Bala (SC), 8-5
Stoddard-James Little (W) def. Romanzi-Guy Lepore (SC), 9-7