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Niagara Men's Tennis downed by Quinnipiac


NORTH HAVEN, C.T. -- The Niagara Purple Eagles fell at the Quinnipiac Bobcats, 6-1, on Saturday.

 North Haven, Conn. – The Niagara Purple Eagles fell at the Quinnipiac Bobcats, 6-1, on Saturday.

Match Summary
  • The doubles portion of the match came down to the number one slot.
  • Niagara's No. 3 team of Pere Padro and Josh Wilson edged a 7-5 victory. However, the Bobcats won in two and one doubles to take the point.
  • In singles play, Niagara won one of the six matches while falling in three sets in two matches.
  • Josh Wilson won in straight sets over Kyle Alper, 6-3, 7-6, in two singles as NU trailed 2-1.
  • Taylan Ozdemir (No. 1) and Brent Boleslav (No. 3) both fell in three sets.

Purple Points
  • The duo of Josh Wilson and Pere Padro improved to 2-0 in MAAC play.
  • Josh Wilson won his ninth singles match of the season, which are second most on the team.

Up Next
  • Niagara returns to the Village Glen Tennis Club to host the Monmouth Hawks on Saturday, March 31 at 6:30 p.m.
Quinnipiac 6, Niagara University 1

 Singles competition
1. Julian Rozenstein (QUI) def. Ozdemir, Taylan (NIAM) 1-6, 6-2, 6-4
2. Wilson, Josh (NIAM) def. Kyle Alper (QUI) 6-3, 7-6
3. Patrick Cachapero (QUI) def. Boleslav, Brent (NIAM) 6-4, 3-6, 6-2
4. Axel Stern (QUI) def. Padro, Pere (NIAM) 6-2, 6-2
5. Austin Yannone (QUI) def. Srinivasan, Shyam (NIAM) 6-3, 6-0
6. Hielke Moore (QUI) def. Villalpando, Eduardo (NIAM) 6-4, 6-3

 Doubles competition
1. Julian Rozenstein/Freddie Zaretsky (QUI) def. Ozdemir, Taylan/Villalpando, Eduardo (NIAM) 6-4
2. Axel Stern/Austin Yannone (QUI) def. Boleslav, Brent/Srinivasan, Shyam (NIAM) 6-3
3. Padro, Pere/Wilson, Josh (NIAM) def. Kyle Alper/Hielke Moore (QUI) 7-5

Match Notes:
Niagara University 3-13, 1-1 MAAC
Quinnipiac 4-7, 2-0 MAAC
T-4;15  A-50 

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