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Bonnies Drop 4-1 Decision To Saint Louis At A-10 Championships

Photo Credit: Michelle Stojkov/Atlantic 10 Conference
Photo Credit: Michelle Stojkov/Atlantic 10 Conference

ORLANDO, Fla. – The St. Bonaventure University men's tennis team fell to Saint Louis, 4-1, in the first round of the Atlantic 10 Championships Thursday afternoon.

Picking up the lone point for the Bonnies was freshman Jean Marrero, who delivered a straight set victory over Eliott Ekindi, 6-4, 6-0.

Stijn Paardekooper and Norka Sanchez were both in the third set of their respective matches before Saint Louis captured the win.

The Bonnies finish the year with an overall record of 4-6.

RESULTS
Saint Louis 4, St. Bonaventure 1
Singles
1. Oscar Alvarez (SLU) def. Martin Estevarena (SBU) 6-4, 6-4
2. Theo Ortis (SLU) def. Marco Rivolo (SBU) 6-4, 6-1
3. Stijn Paardekooper (SBU) vs. Ryota Fukushima (SLU) 3-6, 6-3, 1-0 unfinished
4. Jean Marrero (SBU) def. Eliott Ekindi (SLU) 6-4, 6-0
5. Norka Sanchez (SBU) vs. Adam Behun (SLU) 6-3, 2-6, 0-0 unfinished
6. Ignacio Tintore (SLU) def. Jonni Heikkila (SBU) 6-0, 6-2

Doubles
1. David Hopper/Eliott Ekindi (SLU) def. Martin Estevarena/Stijn Paardekooper (SBU) 6-3
2. Oscar Alvarez/Adam Behun (SLU) def. Marco Rivolo/Jean Marrero (SBU) 6-2
3. Joseph Blakeley/Norka Sanchez (SBU) vs. Ryota Fukushima/Theo Ortis (SLU) 4-4 unfinished