Men's and Women's Tennis Fall in MAAC Contest to Siena

Men's and Women's Tennis Fall in MAAC Contest to Siena

LATHAM, NY - The Saint Peter's University men's and women's tennis teams fell to the Saints of Siena College, 7-0. The men's record drops to 1-13 and the women's record to 2-12 after the losses. The Siena College men's tennis team earned their third win overall and their second MAAC win. The Saints women's tennis team remains undefeated on the season and improved to 2-0 in the MAAC.

Men's Results - The Peacocks fought hard in the doubles; they lost the tandem point, falling 2-1. Douglas Nover and Gabriel Russotto pulled out a 6-3 win at the No. 2 against Cameron Kirkwood and Diego Lebron. At No. 1, Andres-Sebastian Rojas and Ivan Knezevic fell 6-3 to Alessandro Saglia and Matt Bellino. Jonathan Paredes and Justin Sinprasith dropped their No. 3 contest to Jace Koretz and Peter Galante, 6-2. The men lost all their singles matches. Ivan Knezevic (No. 1) and Andres-Sebastian Rojas (No. 2) fell to Cameron Kirkwood and Alessandro Saglia, respectively, by identical scores of 6-4, 7-5. Douglas Nover (No. 3) and Jonathan Paredes (No. 5) dropped their matches by identical scores of 6-0, 6-3, to Geovanny Mendoza and Diego Lebron, respectively. Gabriel Russotto lost to Matt Bellino at No. 4, 6-1, 6-3. Justin Sinprasith was defeated by Jace Koretz, 6-0, 6-0, at No. 6.

Women's Results - The Peacocks lost all their matches. At No. 1 Doubles, Lucia Radovic and Malieva Hedberg fell to Ali Garrity and Mitsuki Fukamachi, 6-4. Elena Melian Puigventos and Aidah Muhammad lost 6-1 to Anessa Leyva and Rina Sakai at No. 2. No. 3 doubles was defaulted by Saint Peter's. Lucia Radovic lost 6-3, 6-1 to Ali Garrity at No. 1. At No. 2, Elena Melian Puigventos fell 6-2, 6-0 against Ivana Boberic. Malieva Hedberg had to retire down 6-0, 5-0 with an injury at No. 3 against Mitsuki Fukamachi. Christian Resurreccion was defeated 6-0, 6-0, against Natalie Weaver at No. 4. At No. 5, Aidah Muhammad lost 6-0, 6-1 to Juliana Goehner. No. 6 singles was defaulted by Saint Peter's.

Up Next - The women's tennis team returns to the Yanitelli Recreational Life Center Bubble on Friday, March 24 for a 3:15pm match against Queens College (NY) and a 2pm match on Sunday against Fairfield University. The men's team returns to the Yanitelli Recreational Life Center Bubble for a 2pm match against Fairfield University on Saturday.

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