TRUMBULL, Conn.- The Sacred Heart University men's tennis team fell to UCONN today by a final score of 6-1. The team returns to action on Sunday, Feb. 10 when the Pioneers face NJIT and Fordham. Match-times are set for 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.
The lone win for the Pioneers in singles play came from junior Seiji Hosokawa as he defeated Yili Zheng 3-6, 6-4, 6-4 while on the doubles side the duo of Sause and Abdo defeated UCONN's Provanzano and Warren 6-3 to give SHU the doubles victory.
1. Seiji Hosokawa (SHU1) def. Yili Zheng (UCONN) 3-6, 6-4, 6-4
2. John Holtmann (UCONN) def. William Wibmer (SHU1) 6-4, 6-1
3. Hank Hill (UCONN) def. Luca Casalduc Pla (SHU1) 7-6 (7-1), 6-3
4. Jack McLister (UCONN) def. Chris Sause (SHU1) 6-2, 6-3
5. Justin Warren (UCONN) def. Bryan Einstoss (SHU1) 7-6 (7-5), 6-1
6. Christian Provanzano (UCONN) def. Ayman Khan (SHU1) 7-6 (5-3), 6-2
2. Hank Hill/Yili Zheng (UCONN) def. William Wibmer/Luca Casalduc Pla (SHU1) 7-6 (11-9)