TOWSON, MD – The St. Bonaventure University men's tennis team won five out of six singles matches and also grabbed the doubles point, defeating Loyola (MD), 6-1, Friday night in the Bonnies spring opener.
The Bonnies started the night by taking the doubles point from the Greyhounds. Martin Estevarena and John Rutkowski defeated Benny Glezer and C.J. Cash, 6-3, at the number two doubles flight. Securing the doubles point for the Brown and White at No. 3 was the freshmen duo of Marco Rivolo and Logan D'Angelo who took down Brian Hoffarth and Kyle Gower, 6-4.
Junior Lukas Linden Malmberg started the Bonnies off on the right foot in singles play, defeating Hoffarth in straight sets at number one, 6-4, 7-6 (1). Estevarena, Rutkowski, Rivolo and D'Angelo also won in straight sets in singles action.
The Bonnies are back in action Saturday, Jan. 19 at Navy. Play is slated to begin at 5:00 p.m.
St. Bonaventure 6, Loyola (MD) 1
1. Skylar Gates/Matt Fitzmaurice (LOY) def. Lukas Malmberg/Ante Zovko (SBUM) 6-2
2. Martin Estevarena/John Rutkowski (SBUM) def. Benny Glezer/C.J. Cash (LOY) 6-3
3. Marco Rivolo/Logan D'Angelo (SBUM) def. Brian Hoffarth/Kyle Gower (LOY) 6-4
1. Lukas Malmberg (SBUM) def. Brian Hoffarth (LOY) 6-4, 7-6 (7-1)
2. Skylar Gates (LOY) def. Ante Zovko (SBUM) 6-3, 6-1
3. Martin Estevarena (SBUM) def. Benny Glezer (LOY) 6-2, 6-4
4. John Rutkowski (SBUM) def. Kyle Gower (LOY) 6-4, 6-2
5. Marco Rivolo (SBUM) def. Matt Fitzmaurice (LOY) 6-4, 6-4
6. Logan D'Angelo (SBUM) def. C.J. Cash (LOY) 6-2, 6-1
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