Marist Sweeps Siena Men

Oct. 6, 2004

The Marist men's tennis team defeated Siena this afternoon, 7-0, sweeping its first Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference match of the year. The Saints dropped to 1-6 on the season with the loss.

In first singles, Marist's Pedro Genovese downed Brian Onofry, 6-2, 6-3. Freshman Leonardo Rodriguez downed John Michalisin, 7-6 (8-6), 6-2 in second singles, while Ray Josephs defeated Mike Aliotta in third singles, 6-1, 6-0.

The third, fourth and fifth singles matches were all sweeps, with the Red Foxes not allowing the Saints to win a single game. Frank Algier won fourth singles over Jose Loren, 6-0, 6-0 while Brendon Van Wasbeck defeated Pat Hutnick, 6-0, 6-0 in fifth singles and Jeff Nguyen downed Adam Mastriani 6-0, 6-0 in the sixth match-up.

On the doubles side, Marist's Josephs and Nguyen took out Onofry and Aliotta, 8-1 in first doubles. Genovese and Rodriguez took out Michalisin and Loren in second doubles, 8-1 and Sean Tully and Van Wasbeck downed Hutnick and Mastriani, 8-2 in the third match.