OLEAN, N.Y. – Freshman Logan D'Angelo's win at No. 6 singles gave the St. Bonaventure University men's tennis team a 4-3 victory over Wright State Monday afternoon at the SBU Fitness Center.
Monday's win pushes the Bonnies record to 4-8 on the season.
After dropping the first set to Wright State's Theo Bourghelle, 3-6, D'Angelo fought back and won the next two sets, 6-3, 6-4, to clinch the match-winning point for the Brown and White.
The Bonnies started the match by taking the doubles point away from the Raiders. Lukas Linden Malmberg and Indra Patwardhan paired up for a 7-5 win over Param Pun and Lorenzo Maccarini at the top flight. Marco Rivolo teamed with John Rutkowski, defeating Carlos Estrada and Leighton Brandon, 6-3.
Also winning crucial singles matches for the Bonnies was Patwardhan and Rivolo. Patwardhan took down Maccarini in a three-set match at No. 2, 6-4, 5-7, 6-4. At the No. 5 flight, Rivolo defeated Brandon in straight sets, 7-6, 6-3.
St. Bonaventure returns to action Sunday, March 10 at home against Daemen.
St. Bonaventure 4, Wright State 3
1. Param Pun (WSU) def. Martin Estevarena (SBUM) 6-4, 6-3
2. Indra Patwardhan (SBUM) def. Lorenzo Maccarini (WSU) 6-4, 5-7, 6-4
3. Javier Alvarez (WSU) def. Lukas Linden Malmberg (SBUM) 6-2, 6-4
4. William Morton (WSU) def. John Rutkowski (SBUM) 5-7, 7-6, 6-0
5. Marco Rivolo (SBUM) def. Leighton Brandon (WSU) 7-6, 6-3
6. Logan D'Angelo (SBUM) def. Theo Bourghelle (WSU) 3-6, 6-3, 6-4
1. Lukas Linden Malmberg/Indra Patwardhan (SBUM) def. Param Pun/Lorenzo Maccarini (WSU) 7-5
2. Marco Rivolo/John Rutkowski (SBUM) def. Carlos Estrada/Leighton Brandon (WSU) 6-3
3. Logan D'Angelo/Martin Estevarena (SBUM) vs. Theo Bourghelle/Javier Alvarez (WSU) unfinished
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