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Raiders Slip Past Bonnies, 4-3

Raiders Slip Past Bonnies, 4-3

OLEAN, N.Y. – Indra Patwardhan and Marco Rivolo grabbed singles wins, but the St. Bonaventure University men's tennis team dropped a heartbreaker to Colgate, 4-3, Saturday at the SBU Fitness Center.

The Bonnies started the day by winning the doubles point behind wins at No. 1 and No. 3.

Indra Patwardhan and partner Lukas Linden Malmberg were victorious over Noah Rosenblat and Kun Tan, 6-4 to start things for the Brown and White. At the No. 3 flight, Martin Estevarena and Logan D'Angelo teamed up for a win over Alec Dardis and Tyler Krantz, 6-1, to seal the doubles point.

The Raiders would take momentum away from the Bonnies during singles action, though, by winning three of the top four matches and four out of six overall to claim the match.

Patwardhan battled back from a set down to claim his match at No. 2 singles against Rosenblat in three sets, 1-6, 7-5, 6-4. Also winning in singles for the Bonnies was Rivolo. The freshman took down Rohan Gupta in three sets, 3-6, 6-2, 6-2.

The Bonnies are back in action Sunday, March 24 at home when they welcome Marist to the SBU Fitness Center. Play is slated to begin at 9:30 a.m.

Colgate 4, St. Bonaventure 3
1. Scott Bickel (COL) def. Martin Estevarena (SBUM) 6-4, 6-3
2. Indra Patwardhan (SBUM) def. Noah Rosenblat (COL) 1-6, 7-5, 6-4
3. Peter Hartman (COL) def. Lukas Linden Malmberg (SBUM) 6-1, 1-6, 6-2
4. Alec Dardis (COL) def. John Rutkowski (SBUM) 6-4, 7-5
5. Marco Rivolo (SBUM) def. Rohan Gupta (COL) 3-6, 6-2, 6-1
6. Kun Tan (COL) def. Logan D'Angelo (SBUM) 7-5, 6-2

1. Indra Patwardhan/Lukas Linden Malmberg (SBUM) def. Noah Rosenblat/Kun Tan (COL) 6-4
2. Scott Bickel/Peter Hartman (COL) def. John Rutkowski/Marco Rivolo (SBUM) 7-6
3. Martin Estevarena/Logan D'Angelo (SBUM) def. Alec Dardis/Tyler Krantz (COL) 6-1

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