Pioneer Men's Tennis Beat Hartford and Monmouth Over the Weekend

Pioneer Men's Tennis Beat Hartford and Monmouth Over the Weekend

March 28, 2010

Results

The Sacred Heart men's tennis team posted a pair of dual match wins over the weekend, blanking Hartford, 7-0, and topping Northeast Conference foe Monmouth, 6-1. The Pioneers raised their dual match record to 11-6-1 on the season running their streak to three-straight wins and four in their last five matches.

Junior Kirill Kasyanov (Yonkers, NY) picked up two more singles wins over the weekend, running his streak to five-straight wins at #1 singles. Kasyanov beat Hartford's Aneil Bhalla, 6-1, 6-3 and came back on Sunday to best Monmouth's Laurence Heads by the same score. He is 10-3 this spring and 20-9 on the season in singles action.

Kasyanov and fellow junior Nick Mazzarese (Stonington, CT) raised their record to 5-2 in dual match doubles action with an 8-1 win at #3 over Monmouth's Ben Dashiell and Oliver Grimbley. Mazzarese won his singles match over Hartford's Eric Floum, 6-1, 6-3 on Saturday.

Junior Adam Gart (Bedford, MA) improved to 5-1 in his last six singles matches with wins over Hartford's Marco Neves, 6-0, 6-4 and Monmouth's David Sherwood, 6-1, 6-2, both in the #3 slot. Gart also earned a pair of doubles wins, teaming with senior Jinal Shah (Mombasa, Kenya) for an 8-1 win over Bhalla and Neves of Hartford and junior Mike Syer (Oakville, Ontario) for an 8-5 win over Heads and Ian Terpilowski of Monmouth, both in the #1 position.

Shah added a singles win against Hartford, 6-1, 6-3 over Edgardo Ureta at #5 to his weekend ledger. Syer finished off Monmouth's Dashiell, 6-1, 6-1 at #5 on Sunday.

Junior Chris Ujkic (Mattituck, NY) posted two singles wins at #2 on the weekend, beating Hartford's Josh Isaacson, 6-2, 6-3, and Monmouth's Terpilowski, 6-3, 1-0 after dropping the first set 6-4. He and junior Jacob Miller (West Chesterfield, NH) won at #2 doubles over Hartford's Isaacson and Floum, 8-2 on Saturday.

Junior Cole Conrad (Fairfield, CT) earned a 6-0, 6-0 decision over Aaron Kooden of Hartford at #6 and teamed with junior John Harvey (Wethersfield, CT) for an 8-4 win in the #3 doubles spot. Sophomore Chadd Sullo (Orange, CT) notched the Pioneers other singles win against Monmouth, beating Oliver Grimbly, 6-1, 6-1 at #6.

The Pioneers are back in action on at Fairleigh Dickinson on April 1st.

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