Parr Moves into Second in Singles Wins as Men's Tennis Battles Sarah Lawrence

Parr Moves into Second in Singles Wins as Men's Tennis Battles Sarah Lawrence

HARRISON, N.Y. — Senior Nolan Parr (Red Hook, N.Y./Red Hook Central) collected his fourth singles win of the season and moved into second place in the Bears record book for singles victories, but the St. Joseph's College (Brooklyn) men's tennis team dropped a 6-3 decision to Sarah Lawrence College in Skyline Conference play on Saturday afternoon.

The Basics

  • Final Score: Sarah Lawrence 6, St. Joseph's 3
  • Records: Sarah Lawrence (5-5, 3-3 Skyline), St. Joseph's (2-8, 1-4 Skyline)
  • Date: April 23, 2016
  • Location: Harrison, N.Y.
  • Courts: Life Time Athletic Club

How It Happened

  • Despite three hard-fought matches from the Gryphons swept doubles play to take a 3-0 lead.
  • Kevin Caicedo held off Garrett Hsuan at No. 2 singles, 6-4, 6-4, for his third singles win of the season.
  • Nolan Parr in the third position took his opening set at No. 3 singles, 7-5, before cruising 6-0 in the second set for a straight set victory.
  • Alec Smalley move collected his third straight singles win defeating Ben Dougherty at No. 6 singles 6-3-6-4.

The Bear Facts

  • Parr's win at singles is his 16th of his career, moving him within one of tying Muhammad Ali Bhatti '12 for the all-time singles record with three more matches to play.
  • Parr, Smalley and Mayorga currently share the team lead for singles victories with four.
  • Former Hudson Valley rivals, Sarah Lawrence improves to 9-2 in the all-time series.

Next up for St. Joseph's

Two matches remaining in their inaugural Skyline schedule, the Bears face sibling rivals St.Joseph's College (Long Island) tomorrow, April 24 in a road matchup starting at 12 p.m. at the SJC Outdoor Complex.