Men's Tennis

2018 RECORD: 0-13; GNAC 0-3 / All-GNAC PLAYERS: 5 / GNAC Major Award Winners: 1

Men's Tennis Weekly Preview: Lehman and John Jay

Men's Tennis Weekly Preview: Lehman and John Jay

Albertus Magnus College
Men's Tennis Weekly Preview

Albertus Magnus College (0-1)
vs.
Lehman (1-2)
Sat., March 24 • 1 p.m. • Celentano Courts • New Haven, Conn.

Albertus Magnus College (0-1)
at
John Jay (1-0)
Sun., March 25 • 4 p.m. • U.S. National Tennis Center • Flushing, N.Y.
 

A NEW WEEK
The Albertus Magnus College men's tennis team looks to bounce back after opening 2018 with a loss at Vaughn as the Falcons take on Lehman and John Jay in non-conference action this weekend.

RECAP VS. VAUGHN
Game 1:
Vaughn 7 | Albertus Magnus 2 – RECAP / BOX SCORE
Game Highlights:
Zach Hart (New Haven, Conn.) and William Kouakou (Bridgeport, Conn.) picked up their first wins of the season at No. 1 and No. 2 singles, respectively.

ALL-TIME VS. LEHMAN
Lehman holds a 1-0 advantage over Albertus Magnus in the all-time series.

LAST TIME VS. LEHMAN
Game (4/9/17):
Lehman 7 | Albertus Magnus 2 – RECAP / BOX SCORE

ALL-TIME VS. JOHN JAY
John Jay leads the all-time series over Albertus Magnus, 3-0.

LAST TIME VS. JOHN JAY
Game (4/2/17):
John Jay 6 | Albertus Magnus 3 –RECAP / BOX SCORE

NEWCOMERS
Albertus Magnus welcomes three newcomers to the squad for the 2018 season – Ruk NazariEric Brown and William Kouakou.

WELCOME BACK
Albertus Magnus has three-student athletes – Zach HartZach Monti and Gabriel Perez – returning from last year's squad.

FALCONS TABBED FOURTH IN GNAC PRESEASON POLL
LINK:
 Complete GNAC Release

The Albertus Magnus College men's tennis team was picked to finish fourth in the South Division in the 2018 Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Preseason Poll.

The Falcons, who are coming off a record of 2-10 last spring, earned eight points to finish 11-point behind third-place Rutgers-Camden. Rutgers-Newark finished second on the South side with 21 points while Ramapo received all eight first-place votes to land at the top with 32 points.

LAST SEASON RECAP

  • The Falcons ended the 2017 campaign with an overall record of 2-10 and a conference mark of 0-3.
  • Albertus Magnus posted wins over the College of New Rochelle and York (N.Y.).
  • Former Falcon Dan Constantinidi opened last season with an undefeated record of 4-0 and finished out the year with a 5-7 record.

YEAR-END HONORS

  • Senior Daniel Constantinidi (North Branford, Conn.) was named to the 2017 Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) All-Conference Second Team for singles' play. 
  • Daniel Pollack represented the Falcons on the GNAC All-Sportsmanship team. Pollack appeared in all 12 matches and earned two wins at No. 3 singles and teamed with Constantinidi and Bryan Lober for two wins at No. 2 doubles.
  • The men's tennis team also received the GNAC Institutional Sportsmanship Award, that is voted by the leagues' coaches.

UP NEXT
The Falcons return to the court next week against Becker and Saint Joseph's (N.Y.).