In its final match of the regular season, St. Bonaventure's men's tennis team earned its first conference victory, defeating La Salle University 7-0 on Saturday at St. Bonaventure's Fitness Center.
In singles action, all of the Bonnies beat their opponents in two sets, except Hector Martinez. Martinez took his match over La Salle's Joseph DiOrio in three sets. After losing the second set 6-4, he fought to take the win in the last set, 10-4.
Now 5-10 overall, the Bonnies will head to Charlottesville, Virginia, on Sunday, April 17 for the Atlantic 10 Championships.
1. Irizarry (SBU) def. Balico (LSU) 6-2, 6-2
2. Blanco (SBU) def. Christian (LSU) 6-1, 6-0
3. Martinez (SBU) def. DiOrio (LSU) 6-1, 4-6, 10-4
4. Nobuzawa (SBU) def. Robinson (LSU) 6-2, 6-3
5. Vasquez (SBU) def. Rodriguez (LSU) 6-2, 6-1
6. De La Cruz (SBU) def. Bangis (LSU) 6-1, 6-1
1. Irizarry/Blanco (SBU) def. Christian/Robinson (LSU) 6-0
2. Martinez/De La Cruz (SBU) def. Balico/DiOrio (LSU) 6-1
3. McGuirt/Nobuzawa (SBU) def. Rodriguez/Bangis (LSU) 6-0