Men's Tennis

2019 RECORD: 8-7; GNAC 2-1 / All-GNAC PLAYERS: 6 / GNAC Major Award Winners: 1 / GNAC TOURNAMENT APPEARANCES: 1

Men's Tennis Earns 5-4 Win against Rutgers-Newark in GNAC Opener

Men's Tennis Earns 5-4 Win against Rutgers-Newark in GNAC Opener

Link: Box Score

Newark, N.J. – The Albertus Magnus College men's tennis team earned its first program win over Rutgers-Newark on Saturday afternoon in a Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) showdown at The Golden Dome Courts. 

THE BASICS
FINAL: Albertus Magnus 5 | Rutgers-Newark 4
RECORDS: Albertus Magnus (5-5, 1-0) | Rutgers-Newark (0-4, 0-1)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • With the match tied at 4-4 going into No. 6 singles, junior Nick Tagliaferri (Hamden, Conn.) came up big with the match on the line and pulled out the win to give the Falcons the road victory.
  • This was the Falcons first conference win since the 2015 season. 
  • Order of Finish - Doubles (#2, #3, #1) Singles (#1, #4, #2, #5, #3, #6)

RESULTS
Singles:

1. Zak Levine (AMC) def. Sebastian Narath (RN) 6-0, 6-4
2. Alex Hale (AMC) def. Alan Yu (RN) 6-4, 6-1
3. Richard Nguyen (RN) def. William Kouakou (AMC) 6-2, 6-1
4. Marcus Hooks (AMC) def. Shadman Munshi (RN) 6-1, 6-3
5. Vihang Patel (RN) def. Alessandro Proscino (AMC) 6-2, 6-2
6. Nick Tagliaferri (AMC) def. Shridhar Amin (RN) 6-0, 6-4

Doubles:

1. Sebastian Narath/Alan Yu (RN) def. Zak Levine/Alex Hale (AMC) 8-7 (7-5 Tie Breaker)
2. Richard Nguyen/Vihang Patel (RN) def. William Kouakou/Marcus Hooks (AMC) 8-4
3. Alessandro Proscino/Nick Tagliaferri (AMC) def. Shadman Munshi/Shridhar Amin (RN) 8-5