Salem State Routs Men’s Tennis, 9-0

Salem State Routs Men’s Tennis, 9-0

SALEM, Mass. – Salem State swept Suffolk men's tennis, 9-0, at the Vikings Central Campus Tennis Courts on Thursday afternoon in non-conference action. 

SCORE: Suffolk 0, Salem State 9
RECORDS: Suffolk (1-8) | Salem State (3-4)

The Vikings locked up a 3-0 lead after sweeping doubles play and kept cruise control throughout the singles matches to seal the 9-0 victory over the Rams. 

Although the match was already clinched, Chris Parnagian put forth the best performance for the Rams in the third slot, going toe to toe with Chen Chen 6-3, 7-6 (9-7) in a three set thriller. 

1 – Andrew Muttiah (Salem State) defeated Mike DeFelice (Suffolk) 6-0, 6-0
2 – Roni Bazile(Salem State) defeated Nick Vaillancourt (Suffolk) 6-3, 6-0
3 – Mitchell Dyer (Salem State) defeated Chris Parnagian (Suffolk) 6-3, 7-6 (9-7)
4 – Chen Chen(Salem State) defeated Rami Esrawi (Suffolk) 6-0, 6-1
5 – Noah Hodgkins (Salem State) defeated Ben Bricker (Suffolk) 6-1, 6-0
6 – Johnson Ngandjui (Salem State) defeated Hasan Esraai (Suffolk) 6-2, 6-2

1 – Andrew Muttiah/Chen Chen (Salem State) defeated Mike DeFelice/Nick Vaillancourt (Suffolk) 8-2
2 – Roni Bazile/Mitchell Dyer (Salem State) defeated Chris Parnagian/Rami Esrawi (Suffolk) 8-4
3 – Johnson Ngandjui/Noah Hodgkins (Salem State) defeated Davis Altimonte/Panagiotis Meltsakos (Suffolk) 8-2

Suffolk is back in action Tuesday, April 16 with a non-conference contest versus Lesley. First serve is set for 6:00 p.m. at North Reading High School.