Tennis falls to Saint Joseph's University
OLEAN, N.Y. – The Saint Bonaventure men's and women's tennis teams fell to Saint Joseph's University on Sunday afternoon. The men's team fell 5-2 and the women's team lost with a score of 4-3.
In men's action, doubles team of Luis Guevara and Oscar Yanez defeated SJU's Kessler and Montague with a score of 8-6. Singles of Yanez and Elliot Fanshel also defeated their opponents and gained wins for the Bonnies.
In women's action, doubles teams of Amanda Pallikunnel and Marissa Brossard, Fatya Amiri and Manuela Marin-Salcedo, and Andrea Pavlovic and Kathryn Kvas defeated their opponents to sweep the doubles competition.
Brossard defeated SJU's Laura Matz, and Amiri defeated Devi Jadeja from SJU in singles competition.
The men return to action this Friday when then travel to Mason, Ohio for the Atlantic 10 Championship. The women will take a week off and return to action for the Atlantic 10 Championships in Charlottesville, VA at the Boar's Head Sports Club.
Men's - Saint Joseph's 5, St. Bonaventure 2
1. Luis Guevara / Oscar Yanez (SBU) def. Jeff Kessler / Max Montague (SJU), 8-6
2. Dan Barrus / Tommy Gates (SJU) def. Elliot Fanshel / Javier Ortiz (SBU), 9-8 (5)
3. Peter Cognetti / Alex Veronis (SJU) def. Trevor Haskell / Miguel Suarez (SBU), 8-4
1. Yanez (SBU) def. Veronis (SJU), 6-2, 2-6, 6-4
2. Kessler (SJU) def. Guevara (SBU), 6-1, 6-1
3. Fanshel (SBU) def. Gates (SJU), 6-3, 6-2
4. Barrus (SJU) def. Suarez (SBU), 6-3, 6-3
5. Montague (SJU) def. Ortiz (SBU), 6-4, 6-0
6. Pierre Brondeau (SJU) def. Haskell (SBU), 6-2, 6-0
Singles: Saint Joseph's 65, St. Bonaventure 40
Doubles: Saint Joseph's 23, St. Bonaventure 20
Total: Saint Joseph's 88, St. Bonaventure 60
Women's – Saint Joseph's 4, St. Bonaventure 3
1. Casey Robinson (SJU) def. Manuela Marin-Salcedo (SBU) 2-6, 6-2, 6-2
2. Fatya Amiri (SBU) def. Devi Jadeja (SJU) 6-3, 7-5
3. Marissa Brossard (SBU) def. Laura Matz (SJU) 6-1, 6-0
4. Lauren Roy (SJU) def. Amanda Pallikunnel (SBU) 6-2, 6-4
5. Kelly Mulquin (SJU) def. Kathryn Kvas (SBU) 6-4, 7-5
6. Kate Dowd (SJU) def. Andrea Pavlovic (SBU) 6-2, 6-4
Saint Joseph's: 80
St. Bonaventure: 81