FAIRFIELD, Conn. - The Fairfield University men’s tennis team traveled to New Haven this weekend for the Yale Invitational and matched up with Marist, Stony Brook, and Yale over the course of two days.
First up for the Stags was Marist on Saturday morning in what was a non-conference matchup between the two MAAC foes. Fairfield fell 5-2 to the Red Foxes grabbing wins at No. 3 and No. 5 singles. Jeffrey Rodgers won in straight sets in the third spot (6-2, 7-6). And in the fifth spot, Dylan Appel picked up a 7-5, 6-4 win.
Stony Brook was their next match, the Seawolves got the 6-1 decision after splitting doubles and singles action between Saturday and Sunday. The lone point for Fairfield came from Appel at No. 5 singles where he posted a 6-0, 6-1 win. Brad Orban and Anthony Caputo also picked up a win in doubles action where they secured a 6-4 victory at No. 1.
Finally against the hosts, the Stags were on the losing end of a 7-0 decision. The Bulldogs earned the doubles point after winning at the No. 2 and No. 3 spots. Then in singles action, earned all six wins in straight sets.
Fairfield’s next match will be against Liberty on March 15 in Orlando, Florida.