Pioneers Earn 4-3 Win over Hartford

Pioneers Earn 4-3 Win over Hartford

FAIRFIELD, Conn – The Sacred Heart men's tennis team earned the doubles point and won three singles matches on their way to a hard fought 4-3 win over Hartford at the SHU Tennis Courts Wednesday afternoon. The Pioneers improve to 5-9 on the season.

The Pioneers won two out of three doubles matches with Justin Pagan (Flushing, NY) and Brian Power (Pelham, NY) winning 8-2 at second doubles and Freshman Anthony Savio (Bangalore, India) and Ryan Wennberg (Huntington Station, NY) defeating Juan Molina and Morgan White 8-6 at three doubles.

In singles, Savio made it two-for-two on the day with a 7-6 (4), 6-0 win at number five singles, while Matt Dean (Newington, CT) and Kevin Budrawich (New Canaan, CT) also tallied wins. Dean defeated America East Player of the Week Alex Holdstein, 6-0, 6-3, while Budrawich took home a 6-4, 6-2 win at number three singles.

The Pioneers are back in action on Friday morning when they play host to the Wagner Seahawks at 10:30 am.


Full Results:



Nick Sharwarko def. Brian Power (SHU), 2-6, 6-3, 6-4

Jordan Badenko def. Justin Pagan (SHU), 6-3, 6-4

Kevin Budrawich (SHU) def. Juan Molina, 6-4, 6-2

Matt Dean (SHU) def. Alex Holdstein, 6-0, 6-3

Anthony Savio (SHU) def. Morgan White, 7-6 (4), 6-0

Harrison Max def. John Bogdanovich (SHU), 6-1, 6-3



Sharwarko/Badenko def. Dean/Budrawich (SHU), 8-5

Pagan/Power (SHU) def. Holdstein/Luis Montes, 8-2

Savio/Ryan Wennberg (SHU)  def. Molina/White, 8-6