Courtesy: Fairfield University

Men's Tennis Handles Niagara 7-0

Courtesy: Fairfield University
April 09, 2017

FAIRFIELD, Conn. - The Fairfield University men's tennis team improved to 3-1 in MAAC play with a 7-0 win over Niagara on the WAC Tennis Courts on Sunday afternoon.

Fairfield was able to win two of three doubles matches to earn the doubles point. Ethan Ammon / Jeffrey Rodgers won their match 6-4 at No. 2 and Dylan Appel / Tyler Shibles won 6-0 at No. 3. 

In singles action, the Stags swept all six matches in straight sets. Brad Orban picked up a 6-0, 6-4 win at No. 1. Anthony Caputo earned a 6-4, 6-2 victory at No. 2. At No. 3, Rodgers won 6-4, 6-1. In the fourth spot, Ammon grabbed a 6-1, 6-1 victory. Appel at No. 5 won 6-1, 6-1. And at No. 6, Shibles won 6-2, 6-0. 

"I'm really happy with how the team played today," said Head Coach Jeff Bricker." They came out and took care of business. That was their most complete match of the season and  it should help us on Tuesday against a very good Marist team."

The men will welcome the Red Foxes to campus on Tuesday with first serve slated for 3:00 p.m.




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