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Bonnies Dominate Fall Classic

Bonnies Dominate Fall Classic

OLEAN, N.Y. – The St. Bonaventure University men's tennis team went 17-4 against Roberts Wesleyan and Niagara at the SBU Fall Classic Saturday inside the St. Bonaventure Fitness Center.

Sophomore Martin Estevarena and freshman Andres Vergara won four matches each on the afternoon to highlight results for the Brown and White.

Estevarena used a pair of straight-set victories in singles and two 6-4 wins in doubles action with teammate John Rutkowski. Vergara and partner Joseph Blakeley went 2-0 in doubles while defeating Christopher Mazza from Roberts Wesleyan in straight sets and battled to a three-set victory over Niagara's Harsh Banthia.

The Bona duo of Marco Rivolo and Lukas Linden Malmberg were also victorious in doubles play against Roberts Wesleyan.

The Bonnies are back in action Nov. 1-3 at the Army West Point Invitational.

Bonnies vs. Niagara
Martin Estevarena (SBU) def. Darrel Harxhi (NIA) 6-3, 6-2
Lukas Linden Malmberg (SBU) def. Jorge Sedeno (NIA) 6-1, 6-2
Marco Rivolo (SBU) def. Manuel Alonso (NIA) 6-2, 3-6, 10-6
Pere Padro (NIA) def. John Rutkowski (SBU) 6-2, 7-6 (3)
Jonni Heikkila (SBU) def. Bruno Goncavlves (NIA) 6-3, 1-6, 10-7
Eduardo Villalpando (NIA) def. Joseph Blakeley (SBU) 7-5, 6-7 (6), 10-4
Andres Vergara (SBU) def. Harsh Banthia (NIA) 6-4, 5-7, 10-8

Alonso/Harxhi (NIA) def. Malmberg/Rivolo (SBU) 6-3
Estevarena/Rutkowski (SBU) def. Villapando/Sedeno (NIA) 6-4
Blakeley/Vergara (SBU) def. Josh Wilson/Padro (NIA) 7-5
Banthia/Goncalves (NIA) def. Heikkila/Filip Morawski (SBU) 6-1

Bonnies vs. Roberts Wesleyan
Estevarena (SBU) def. Benjamin Davis (RW) 6-2, 6-0
Malmberg (SBU) def. Dennis Barlotta (RW) 6-3, 6-2
Rivolo (SBU) def. Matthew Forrest (RW) 6-0, 6-1
Rutkowski (SBU) def. Matthew Cruz (RW) 6-1, 6-4
Heikkila (SBU) def. Harmeet Luthra (RW) 6-0, 6-2
Blakeley (SBU) def. Gregory Monrad (RW) 6-2, 6-3
Vergara (SBU) def. Christopher Mazza (RW) 6-0, 6-2

Rivolo/Malmberg (SBU) def. Davis/Forrest (RW) 6-1
Estevarena/Rutkowski (SBU) def. Barlotta/Cruz (RW) 6-4
Vergara/Blakeley (SBU) def. Luthra/Monrad (RW) 6-4


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