Flushing, N.Y. - April 17, 2012 - The Springfield College men's tennis team cruised to a 9-0 win against Hunter on Tuesday in a match played at the USTA National Tennis Center. The win boosts Springfield's record to 7-9 this year, while the Hawks drop to 7-5.
Hunter was playing with just four players in the match and forfeited No. 3 doubles as well as No. 5 and No. 6 singles.
Kyle Mersereau and Benjamin Burnap won 8-1 at No. 1 doubles, while Doug Nickerson and Jesse Boyd picked up an 8-0 win at No. 2 doubles.
Zach O'Leary won 6-3, 6-1 at No. 1 singles and Joe Giannelli won by the same scores at No. 2 singles.
At No. 3 singles, Alex Orban was victorious 6-2,-6-1 and Sean Seifert closed out the results be earning a 6-0, 6-2 win at No. 4
The Pride will now prep for a crucial conference match against Babson, beginnging at 1:00 pm on Appleton Courts.