Tennis Continues to Roll Topping JWU 8-1

The Johnson & Wales University men's tennis team dropped an 8-1 decision against Suffolk in a Great Northeast Athletic Conference contest at the Moses Brown Courts on Saturday morning.

Suffolk raced out to the 3-0 lead after sweeping all three doubles matches.  The Rams continued to control the match with five wins in the six singles contests en route to the 8-1 victory.  Junior Drew Pontillo (Slingerlands, N.Y.)  recorded the lone win for Johnson & Wales, posting a 6-0, 6-0 victory at the No. 6 spot.  Marc Winkler posted a 6-0, 6-3 win at No. 1 singles for Suffolk and teamed with Chris Staley for an 8-0 win at No. 1 doubles.  Staley also had a 6-1, 6-2 win at No. 2 singles for the Rams.

With the loss Johnson & Wales falls to 5-5 on the season and 2-2 in the GNAC while Suffolk remains undefeated at 9-0 on the year and 4-0 in league play.  The Wildcats will return to action on Thursday, April 19th when they travel to UMass Dartmouth for a non-conference contest, starting at 3:30 p.m.

(Story courtesy of Johnson & Wales Sports Information)