Men's Tennis
Hofstra Edges Men's Tennis 4-3
Eric Sumanaru won his singles and doubles match for the Saints

 
Eric Sumanaru won his singles and doubles match for the Saints
 

Sept. 30, 2012

Final Stats

Siena and Hofstra staged a classic tennis match Sunday afternoon, with the Pride coming away with a narrow 4-3 win. Hofstra's Ari Richman topped Dylan Roberts 4-6, 6-3 and 10-7 in a super tiebreaker at No. 1 singles for what proved to be the decisive point.

Siena began the match by sweeping the doubles competitions. Ryan Schmitz and Eric Sumanaru won 9-8 (7-3) over Richman and Adrien Bailey at No. 1 doubles, Mike Amico and Alex Burbine teamed for an 8-4 win at second doubles, and Roberts and Darren Reich won 8-6 at No. 3 doubles.

Hofstra then needed to take four of the six doubles contests to win the match, adn taht's exactly what they did.

In addition to Richman, Joe Ericksen won a 3-6, 6-4 and 10-5 decision over George Parkhurst at No. 5 singles for the Pride. Schmitz and Sumanaru posted singles wins for Siena.

Doubles:
Ryan Schmitz and Eric Sumanaru (S) def. Ari Richman and Adrien Bailly 9-8 (7-3)
Mike Amico and Alex Burbine (S) def. Matt Gemmell and Antonio Pera 8-4
Dylan Roberts and Darren Reisch (S) def. Pedro Gimenez and Joe Ericksen 8-6

Singles:
Ari Richman def Dylan Roberts 4-6, 6-3, 10-7 (super-tiebreaker)
Ryan Schmitz def Antonio Pera 6-4, 3-6, 10-6
Adrien Bailly def Mike Amico 7-6 (7-5), 6-3
Matt Gemmell def Alex Burbine 6-2, 6-0
Joe Ericksen def George Parkhurst (S) 3-6, 6-4, 10-5
Eric Sumanaru def Ryhaan Gill (H) 6-3, 7-6 (7-1)

 

 

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