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Bonnies Defeat Oberlin, 7-0, To Split Sunday Doubleheader

Bonnies Defeat Oberlin, 7-0, To Split Sunday Doubleheader

CLEVELAND, Ohio – The St. Bonaventure University men's tennis team split its doubleheader on the road in Cleveland Sunday afternoon, defeating Oberlin 7-0.

The Bonnies grabbed the doubles point in the second of two matches, gaining an early advantage. Indra Patwardhan and Ante Zovko started things off at No. 1 doubles, seizing their match against James Dill and Cameron Cohen, 6-1. At No. 3 doubles, Lukas Linden Malmberg teamed up with Marco Rivolo to pick up a win over Elliot Nuss and Sam Topper, 6-1.

Bona was able to sweep all six singles matches to secure the 7-0 victory over the Yeomen. Sophomore Jonni Heikkila captured his first win of the season at No. 6 singles, needing three sets to take down Matthew Gittings, 6-1, 4-6, 13-11.

In the first match of the day, Cleveland State was able to get past the Bonnies, 7-0.

The Bonnies return to action Saturday, March 2 on the road at Army West Point. Play is scheduled to begin at 6:00 p.m.

RESULTS
St. Bonaventure 7, Oberlin 0
Singles
1. Indra Patwardhan (SBUM) def. Zachary Vaughn (OBE) 6-1, 6-1
2. Martin Estevarena (SBUM) def. Cameron Cohen (OBE) 6-2, 6-0
3. Lukas Linden Malmberg (SBUM) def. Elliot Nuss (OBE) 6-3, 6-2
4. John Rutkowski (SBUM) def. Sam Topper (OBE) 6-2, 6-3
5. Marco Rivolo (SBUM) def. James Dill (OBE) 6-1, 6-1
6. Jonni Heikkila (SBUM) def. Matthew Gittings (OBE) 6-1, 4-6, 13-11

Doubles
1. Indra Patwardhan/Ante Zovko (SBUM) def. James Dill/Cameron Cohen (OBE) 6-1
2. John Rutkowski/Martin Estevarena (SBUM) vs. Matthew Gittings/Zachary Vaughn (OBE) DNF
3. Lukas Linden Malmberg/Marco Rivolo (SBUM) def. Elliot Nuss/Sam Topper (OBE) 6-1

Cleveland State 7, St. Bonaventure 0
Singles
1. MOSTARDI, Nico (CSUM) def. Indra Patwardhan (SBUM) 6-2, 6-2
2. TERRY, Matthew (CSUM) def. Martin Estevarena (SBUM) 6-4, 6-2
3. PHILLIPS, Luke (CSUM) def. Lukas Linden Malmberg (SBUM) 6-1, 6-1
4. SLADE, Benjamin (CSUM) def. John Rutkowski (SBUM) 6-2, 6-4
5. TEICHMANN, Raul (CSUM) def. Marco Rivolo (SBUM) 6-1, 7-6 (7-4)
6. BILINOVICH, Clark (CSUM) def. Logan D'Angelo (SBUM) 6-0, 7-6 (7-2)

Doubles
1. MOSTARDI, Nico/SLADE, Benjamin (CSUM) def. Indra Patwardhan/Ante Zovko (SBUM) 6-2
2. MALM, William/PHILLIPS, Luke (CSUM) vs. John Rutkowski/Martin Estevarena (SBUM) 2-5, unfinished
3. SANTILLI, Jack/BILINOVICH, Clark (CSUM) def. Lukas Linden Malmberg/Marco Rivolo (SBUM) 6-2

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