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Top 3 Singles lift Niagara men’s tennis over Peacocks



NIAGARA UNIVERSITY ATHLETICS

SCORE: Niagara 4, Saint Peter's 3
RECORDS: Niagara (4-17, 2-4 MAAC), Saint Peter's (2-19, 0-5 MAAC)
LOCATION: Binghamton Racquet Club
 
EDGEWATER, N.J. -- Singles victories from the top three spot pushed the Purple Eagles past the Peacocks, 4-3, on Sunday.
 
Match Summary
  • Niagara won the doubles point after picking up wins in two and three doubles.
  • Taylan Ozdemir and Shyam Srinivasan held on to take two doubles, 7-5.
  • Josh Wilson and Pere Padro dominated in three doubles to win 6-1.
  • The match was decided at No. 3 singles as the match was tied at 3-3.
  • Niagara's No. 1 Taylan Ozdemir and No. 2 Josh Wilson won their respective matches in straight sets, but Saint Peter's won in four, five and six singles.
  • Finnbar Adams rallied in the third set to pull out a 7-6(3), 4-6, 7-6 win.
 
Purple Points
  • The doubles team of Josh Wilson and Pere Padro improved to 3-1 in league matches in three doubles.
  • Josh Wilson won his 11th overall match and second straight to improve to 3-2 in MAAC matches.
  • Taylan Ozdemir won his team-best 16th overall singles match.
  • Finnbar Adams improved to 2-2 in MAAC matches.
 
Up Next
  • Niagara concludes its regular season hosting Rider on Sunday, April 22 at 10 a.m. at the Niagara Tennis Courts.