Men’s Tennis Falls to Lehman, 8-1

Men’s Tennis Falls to Lehman, 8-1

BRONX, N.Y. — Sophomore Denise Trerotola (Brooklyn, N.Y./St. Saviour) grabbed a straight-set victory at No. 5 singles to score the lone point for the St. Joseph's College (Brooklyn) men's tennis team in an 8-1 defeat at Lehman College on Monday afternoon.

The Basics

  • Final Score: Lehman 8, St. Joseph's 1
  • Records: Lehman (4-5), St. Joseph's (1-5)
  • Location: Bronx, N.Y.
  • Courts: Apex Tennis Courts

SJC Highlights

  • Kevin Caicedo and Shivam Ghai teamed up in the top doubles match for the first time this season and dropped an 8-5 decision. Matthew Smith and Denise Trerotola paired up at No. 2 doubles and Alex Smalley and Israel Bautista teamed up in the No. 3 position and both fell by 8-3 margins.
  • Trerotola scored the lone point for the Bears at No. 5 singles. After forcing a first-set tiebreaker, which she won 7-2, she won the second set at love for her first singles win.
  • Shivam Ghai and Matthew Smith both took four games off their opponents at No. 2 and No. 3 singles.

Next Up for St. Joseph's

  • The Bears resume Skyline Conference play Tuesday heading to United States Merchant Marine Academy for a 4 p.m. match.