Men's Tennis Wins Consolation Final to Finish Fifth

April 25, 2004

NEW YORK, N.Y - Brian Onofry, John Michalisin and Nick Julia held the top three singles with straight-set wins as the Siena men's tennins team captured fifth place at the MAAC Championships with a 5-2 win over #6 seed Loyola. Mike Aliotta and Eric Reuter also earned singles wins. John Curran defeated Dustin Temple at fourth singles and the Greyhounds captured the doubles point to account for Loyola's two points.

The fifth place finish in the MAAC equals the Saints best performance ever (1992-93) and is the highest finish by a Siena team since the MAAC moved to 10 members in 1997-98.

1. LC Nick Boweres and Dan Schiemel def. J. Michalsin and N. Julia (8-6)
2. SC B.Onofry and E. Reuter def. Jonathan Falcichio and John Currey (8-3)
3. LC Adam Wessinger and Turner Bailey def. D. Temple and M. Aliotta (8-2)

1. SC Brian Onofry def. Nick Bowers (6-3 and 6-4)
2. SC John Michalsin def. Dan Schiemel (7-9 (9) and 7-5)
3. SC Nick Julia def. Jonathan Falcichio (6-4 and 6-3)
4. LC John Curran def. Dustin Temple (6-4 and 6-1)
5. SC Mike Aliotta def. Turner Bailey (2-6, 6-4 and 10-5)
6. SC Eric Reuter def. Dan Silky (6-1 and 6-1)