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MEN’S TENNIS DEFEATS RIDER FOR FIFTH STRAIGHT MAAC SWEEP

Courtesy: Monmouth Sports Information
         
Release: April 19, 2017
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WEST LONG BRANCH, NJ – After sweeping MAAC opponents Saint Peter’s, Niagara, Fairfield, and Siena, the Monmouth University men’s tennis team earned its fifth straight 7-0 conference victory over Rider. Earlier in the day, the Hawks defeated Ramapo by an identical 7-0 outcome. Christian Vieira and Alberto Giuffrida both earned two singles victories and two doubles victories on the day. Nicola Pipoli and Przemyslaw Filipek took care of business at #1 and #2 singles against Rider, before also earning wins during doubles play. Ale Gomez Estrada picked up wins at #1 singles against Ramapo and #3 singles against Rider, while also taking the 6-0 #1 doubles win with Filipek against the Broncs. Monmouth improves to a perfect 5-0 in MAAC play, and will face similarly undefeated Marist this Saturday.

 

NUMBERS CRUNCH

 

Monmouth 7, Ramapo College 0

Singles competition

1. Gomez Estrada, Ale (MONM) def. Willen Feygin (RCNJMT) 7-5, 2-6, 10-8

2. Vieira, Christian (MONM) def. Adam Patrovics (RCNJMT) 6-1, 6-0

3. Giuffrida, Alberto (MONM) def. Kevin Ilinets (RCNJMT) 6-0, 6-0

4. Martinez, Sergio (MONM) def. Matt Talmage (RCNJMT) 6-0, 6-0

5. Dahiya, Vikrant (MONM) def. Justin Reich (RCNJMT) 6-0, 6-1

6. Bellersen, Sam (MONM) def. Stephen Margolese (RCNJMT) 6-0, 6-1

Doubles competition

1. Gomez Estrada, Ale/Martinez, Sergio (MONM) vs. Willen Feygin/Adam Patrovics (RCNJMT) unfinished

2. Vieira, Christian/Dahiya, Vikrant (MONM) def. Kevin Ilinets/Matt Talmage (RCNJMT) 6-0

3. Bellersen, Sam/Chen, Richard (MONM) def. Justin Reich/Stephen Margolese (RCNJMT) 6-0

 

Monmouth 7, Rider University 0

Singles competition

1. Pipoli, Nicola (MONM) def. Begley, Matthew (RID-M) 6-0, 6-0

2. Filipek, Przemyslaw (MONM) def. Clark, Griffin (RID-M) 6-0, 6-1

3. Gomez Estrada, Ale (MONM) def. Van Herwarde, Jeremy (RID-M) 6-4, 6-0

4. Vieira, Christian (MONM) def. Popso, Chris (RID-M) 6-0, 6-1

5. Giuffrida, Alberto (MONM) def. Gildea, Brandon (RID-M) 6-0, 6-0

6. Martinez, Sergio (MONM) def. Levi, Adam (RID-M) 6-0, 6-1

Doubles competition

1. Filipek, Przemyslaw/Gomez Estrada, Ale (MONM) def. Clark, Griffin/Gildea, Brandon (RID-M) 6-0

2. Pipoli, Nicola/Giuffrida, Alberto (MONM) def. Levi, Adam/Popso, Chris (RID-M) 6-0

3. Vieira, Christian/Dahiya, Vikrant (MONM) def. Begley, Matthew/Van Herwarde, Jeremy (RID-M) 6-1

 

UP NEXT

The Hawks will host MAAC opponent Marist on Saturday at 1:00 PM. The two teams are both undefeated in conference play. Monmouth will then host Quinnipiac in the final game of the regular season on Sunday.    

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