SHU Tennis Defeats St. Peter's 6-1

New Haven, CT – The Sacred Heart men's tennis team took care of St. Peter's, 6-1, Saturday night at Yale University. With the victory, the Pioneers notch their first non conference victory of the season and improve to 2-4 on the young season.

"We had a great effort from all the guys.  They have been working hard in practice and it shows in their play.  The four freshmen played great," commented Head Coach Paul Gagliardi on the victory.

The Pioneers hit the courts next this coming Saturday right back at Yale University against Saint Francis (PA)

Results:

 Singles

1) James Barnhart vs Charlie Carrera     SPU   6-4,6-4
2) Justin Pagan  vs  Alex Frakes   SHU  6-1,6-2
3) Matt Dean vs Marko Knezevic  SHU 6-4, 7-6
4) Brian Power Vs Fabian Valdiviezo SHU 5-7,6-0,6-0
5) John Lopresti vs Oliver Belloni   SHU 5-7,6-4,10-6
6) Jeremy Shuskus vs No player   SHU by default

Doubles

1) Justin Pagan and Kevin Budrawich vs Carrera and Frakes SHU 8-7
2) Barnhart and Power vs Belloni and Knezevic   SHU 8-1
3) Bagi and Shuskus vs no team   SHU by default.