Gator fall at the hands of the Golden Bears

Gator fall at the hands of the Golden Bears

Troy, NY—The Sage College's Men's Tennis team hosted Western New England University on Monday afternoon in a non-conference match held at Prospect Park. The Golden Bears recorded the 9-0 win to improve to 2-7, while the loss puts the Gators at 0-3.

At No. 1 doubles, WNEU's senior Chris Holzinger (Foster, RI/Ponoganset) teamed with sophomore Peter Lefrancois (Marlborough, MA/Marlborough) to beat Sage's junior Mike Hilton (Waterford, NY/Waterford Halfmoon) and sophomore Rob Hansen (Niskayuna, NY/Niskayuna), 8-0.  Both were winners at No. 1 and No. 5 singles, respectively as Holzinger bested Hansen, 6-2, 6-0 at first singles. Lefrancois was a 6-1, 6-1 winner over the Gators junior Gerard Beaudin (Delmar, NY/Home Schooled).

At No. 2  singles, WNEU's freshman Alexander Sause (Cusago, Italy) was a 6-2, 6-3 winner over Hilton.

The Gators return to action on April 2 travelling to Bard College for a 6 p.m. non-conference match, while Western New England University is back in action tomorrow as well hosting Curry College at 3:30 p.m.

Western New England vs The Sage Colleges

Apr 01, 2013 at Troy, NY  (Prospect Park)

Western New England 9, The Sage Colleges 0


 Singles competition

1. Chris Holzinger (WNE-M) def. Hansen, Rob (SAGEMEN) 6-2, 6-0

2. Alexander Sause (WNE-M) def. Hilton, Mike (SAGEMEN) 6-2, 6-3

3. Andres Otero (WNE-M) def. Castillo, Mark (SAGEMEN) 6-0, 6-0

4. Ethan Belisle (WNE-M) def. Alvarado, Cory (SAGEMEN) 6-1, 6-3

5. Peter Lefrancois (WNE-M) def. Beaudin, Gerard (SAGEMEN) 6-1, 6-1

6. Tyler Unwin (WNE-M) def. Alvarado, Sean (SAGEMEN) 6-0, 6-0


 Doubles competition

1. Chris Holzinger/Peter Lefrancois (WNE-M) def. Hansen, Rob/Hilton, Mike (SAGEMEN) 8-0

2. Andres Otero/Alexander Sause (WNE-M) def. Beaudin, Gerard/Kenealy, Joe (SAGEMEN) 8-0

3. Peter Nassar/John Mindek (WNE-M) def. Butt, Rick/Castillo, Mark (SAGEMEN) 8-0


Match Notes:

Western New England 2-7

The Sage Colleges 0-3

T-1:50  A-15