BROOKLYN, N.Y. -- The St. Joseph's College (Brooklyn) men's tennis team dropped a 9-0 decision to two-time defending Hudson Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Conference champion Pratt Institute on Saturday afternoon at the Pratt ARC in the Bears 2015 season opener.
Senior Dickson Tan (Brooklyn, NY / East-West School of International Studies) produced the closest match of the afternoon falling 10-4 at No. 6 singles while junior Nolan Parr (Red Hook, N.Y./Red Hook Central) lost at No. 3 singles 10-3.
The Cannoneers (3-2, 2-0) opened conference play collecting a pair of conference wins in sweeps of St. Joseph's and Webb.
The Bears (0-1, 0-1) return to the courts on Wednesday, April 1 against former HVIAC rival and future Skyline Conference rival Sarah Lawrence College at 6:30 p.m. in Bronxville, N.Y.