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Bonnies Conclude Fall Season At Army Invite

Bonnies Conclude Fall Season At Army Invite

WEST POINT, N.Y. – The St. Bonaventure University men's tennis team concluded its 2019 fall season on the road at the Army West Point Invitational with a slate of weekend competition.

The Bonnies played in singles action against Holy Cross, NJIT and Monmouth while taking on Army, St. John's, UConn and Marist in doubles play. 

Against Holy Cross, Lukas Linden Malmberg and John Rutkowski came out on top of their matches. Malmberg did not drop a game, winning 6-0, 6-0, while Rutkowski triumphed, 6-2, 6-3.

All four singles wins the Bonnies claimed against NJIT needed three sets with Malmberg battling back from a set down to claim victory. Also defeating NJIT for the Bonnies was Marco Rivolo, Jonni Heikkila and Joseph Blakeley.

In doubles action, the Brown and White won a total of six doubles matches on the weekend. The Bonnies won two matches against Marist and UConn while winning one match each against St. John's and Army.

Action resumes for the Bonnies in January when they kick off the 2020 spring schedule.

BONNIES vs. ARMY
Doubles
Deigo Huttepain/Nikita Larichev (ARMY) def. Marco Rivolo/Lukas Linden Malmberg (SBU) 6-3
Martin Estevarena/John Rutkowski (SBU) def. Thomas Lake/Alejandro Quiros (ARMY) 6-4
Nathan Jose/Anant Mundra (ARMY) def. Andres Vergara/Joseph Blakeley (SBU) 6-4

BONNIES vs. HOLY CROSS
Singles
Will Chen (HC) def. Estevarena (SBU) 6-3, 6-0
Malmberg (SBU) def. Matthew Murphy (HC) 6-0, 6-0
Connor Nelson (HC) def. Rivolo (SBU) 7-6 (4), 6-4
Rutkowski (SBU) def. Alex Ruenhorst (HC) 6-2, 6-3
Robert Hagen (HC) def. Jonni Heikkila (SBU) 7-6 (3), 6-1
Declan O'Flynn (HC) def. Blakeley (SBU) 7-6 (5), 7-5

BONNIES vs. ST. JOHN'S
Ignacio Garcia/Charlie James (SJ) def. Malmberg/Rivolo (SBU) 6-0
Nils Michel/Giuseppe De Camelis (SJ) def. Estevarena/Rutkowski (SBU) 6-3
Blakeley/Vergara (SBU) def. Dylan Loru/Udayan Bhakar (SJ) 7-6 (7)

BONNIES vs. UCONN
Doubles
Rivolo/Malmberg (SBU) def. John Holtmann/Christian Provenzano (UConn) 7-6 (5)
Yili Zheng/Rami Scheetz (UConn) def. Estevarena/Rutkowski (SBU) 7-5
Blakeley/Vergara (SBU) def. Luke Reimann/Nicholas Gore (UConn) 6-3

BONNIES vs. NJIT
Singles
Abdullah Fouad (NJIT) def. Estevarena (SBU) 6-4, 6-3
Malmberg (SBU) def. Sam Townes (NJIT) 1-6, 6-3, 10-7
Rivolo (SBU) def. George Svensson (NJIT) 6-3, 2-6, 10-7
Daniel Sabogal (NJIT) def. Rutkowski (SBU) 6-7, 7-5, 10-4
Heikkila (SBU) def. Juan Bejarano (NJIT) 6-1, 2-6, 10-6
Blakeley (SBU) def. Luka Dragoljic (NJIT) 6-7, 6-4, 15-13
Ammar Fekry (NJIT) def. Vergara (SBU) 6-4, 6-4

BONNIES vs. MONMOUTH
Singles
Estevarena (SBU) def. Max Benaim (MON) 6-2, 3-6, 10-2
Charles Gortzounian (MON) def. Malmberg (SBU) 6-1, 6-4
Gabe Busato (MON) def. Rivolo (SBU) 6-1, 6-1
Sergio Martinez (MON) def. Rutkowski (SBU) 6-2, 6-0
Christof Zeiler (MON) def. Heikkila (SBU) 6-1, 6-0
Austin Klapman (MON) def. Blakeley (SBU) 6-1, 6-1
Sasah Pachnev (MON) def. Vergara (SBU) 6-2, 6-3

BONNIES vs. MARIST
Doubles
Rivolo/Malmberg (SBU) def. Piotr Sowinski/Nestor Lopez (MAR) 7-5
Lars Schouten/Augusto Bonorino (MAR) def. Esteverana/Rutkowski (SBU) 6-0
Vergara/Blakeley (SBU) def. Alexi Watelet/Kian Yazdi (MAR) 6-1

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