Flushing, N.Y - Despite single wins from sophomore Zach Hart (New Haven, Conn.) and freshman William Kouakou (Bridgeport, Conn.), the Albertus Magnus College men's tennis team dropped it season opener to Vaughn, 7-2, in non-conference play on Saturday evening at the U.S. National Tennis Center.
FINAL SCORE: Vaughn 7 | Albertus Magnus 2
RECORDS: Albertus Magnus (0-1) | Vaughn (1-0)
No. 1 - Zach Hart (AMC) def. Tobi Oladeji (VC), 10-9 (8-6)
No. 2 - William Kouakou (AMC) def. Mike Panico (VC), 10-4
No. 3 - Ousmane Thioune (VC) def. Gabe Perez (AMC), 10-2
No. 4 - Raphael Cordina (VC) def. Ruk Nazari (AMC), 10-2
No. 5 - O'Brien Williams (VC) def. Eric Brown (AMC), 10-1
No. 6 - Sebastian Valencia (VC) def. NO PLAYER (AMC), Default
No. 1 - Oladeji/Ousmane (VC) def. Hart/Nazari (AMC), 8-3
No. 2 - Panico/Cordina (VC) def. Kouakou/Perez (AMC), 8-1
No. 3 - Williams/Sebastian (VC) def NO PLAYERS (AMC), Default
- Hart and Kouakou picked up their first wins of the season at No. 1 and No. 2 singles, respectively.
The Falcons return to the court on Saturday, March 24 against Lehman. The home opener is set for a 1:00 p.m. start time at Celentano Courts.