Utica, NY—The Pioneers of Utica College hosted Sage in men's tennis on Monday afternoon in a non-conference match. The Pioneers tallied an 8-1 win to improve to 3-1 on the season. The loss puts Sage at 0-7 on the season.
Sophomore Rick Butt (Ballston Spa, NY/Bellport) was a winner for the Gators at No. 5 singles and he defeated Sam Cotrupe, 6-3, 6-2 for his first career victory.
The Gators return to action on April 10 travelling to the St. Joseph's College for a 6 p.m. Skyline Conference match.
1. Utica's Joe Gorman/Daniel Fadden def. Gerard Beaudin/Cory Alvarado, 8-1
2. Utica's Raphael Warnon/Zaloom def. Joe Kenealy/Rick Butt, 8-0
3. Utica's Sam Cotrupe/Matt Rogers def. Karim Abdelgadir/Khademe Osbourne, 8-0
1. Utica's Gorman def. Beaudin, 6-0, 6-1
2. Utica's Zaloom def. C. Alvarado, 6-1, 6-1
3. Utica's Warnon def. Kenealy, 6-3, 6-0
4. Utica's Fadden def. Mark Castillo, 6-0, 6-1
5. Sage's Butt def. Cotrupe, 6-3, 6-2
6. Utica's Rogers def. Alex Fernandez, 6-0, 6-0
Sage: 0-7 Utica: 3-1