MEN’S TENNIS SWEEPS NIAGARA TO STAY PERFECT IN MAAC PLAY
WEST LONG BRANCH, NJ – After sweeping Saint Peter’s in the first conference match of the season, the Monmouth University men’s tennis team swept their second straight MAAC opponent as it defeated Niagara on Sunday morning, 7-0. Five out of six Hawks defeated the Purple Eagles in straight sets during the singles portion, as Monmouth improved to 4-10 overall record on the season.
NOTES AND QUOTES
-In the singles portion, Nicola Pipoli defeated the Purple Eagles 6-1, 6-0 at #1.
-At #2 singles, Filipek earned the 6-2 victory in the second set before outlasting Niagara 7-5 in the second set.
-Gomez Estrada, Viera, Dahiya, and Sergio Martinez closed out the last four slots, all earning convincing wins to give Monmouth the eventual 7-0 win.
1. Pipoli, Nicola (MONM) def. Fuentes, Felipe (NIAM) 6-1, 6-0
2. Filipek, Przemyslaw (MONM) def. Ozdemir, Taylan (NIAM) 6-2, 7-5
3. Gomez Estrada, Ale (MONM) def. Nadeau, Francis (NIAM) 6-0, 6-0
4. Vieira, Christian (MONM) def. Wilson, Josh (NIAM) 6-0, 6-3
5. Vikrant Dahiya (MONM) def. Boleslav, Brent (NIAM) 6-4, 5-7, 6-1
6. Sergio Martinez (MONM) def. Wenninger, Lukas (NIAM) 6-0, 6-0
The Hawks will look to remain undefeated in the conference as they travel to Connecticut this Wednesday for a matchup with the Fairfield Stags.