NEW HAVEN, Conn.- The Sacred Heart University Men's Tennis team fell to Hofstra tonight by a final score of 4-3. The Pioneers will return to action on Thursday Mar. 21 when the Pioneers face Monmouth. Matches begin at 1:00 p.m.
Three Pioneers picked up victories in singles play as Seiji Hosokawa defeated Marcus Smith 6-1, 7-5 while Kevin Chao defeated Coco Haener 6-4, 7-5. Chris Sause was also able to edge Julien Wolfe 6-1, 6-3. In doubles play the duo Hosokowa and Sause were able to defeat Marcus Smith and Jan Liethner 7-5.
1. Seiji Hosokawa (SHU1) def. Marcus Smith (HOFSTRA) 6-1, 7-5
2. Shawn Jackson (HOFSTRA) def. William Wibmer (SHU1) 6-1, 3-6, 6-3
3. Kevin Chao (SHU1) def. Coco Haener (HOFSTRA) 6-4, 7-5
4. Jan Leithner (HOFSTRA) def. Luca Casalduc Pla (SHU1) 6-4, 6-7 (5-7), 7-5
5. Chris Sause (SHU1) def. Julien Wolfe (HOFSTRA) 6-1, 6-3
6. Giacomo Pezzoli (HOFSTRA) def. Bryan Einstoss (SHU1) 4-6, 6-4, 6-4
3. Ryan Hardin/Giacomo Pezzoli (HOFSTRA) def. Luca Casalduc Pla/Francisco Del Valle (SHU1) 7-5
Hofstra University 7-3
Sacred Heart 4-9
Order of finish: Doubles (1,2,3); Singles ()