|MTEN: Pride Sweep Wagner, 7-0|
Hempstead, NY - The Hofstra Pride swept through all three doubles match and all six singles matches to post a 7-0 victory over the Wagner Seahawks at the Hofstra Tennis Center Tuesday afternoon. The Pride improved to 4-7 on the season while Wagner fell to 0-14.
Opening the match in doubles play, Hofstra sophomores Antonio Pena and Matthew Gemmell (5-3) defeated Wagner's Matthew Richards and Pierre Yuzon at second doubles, 8-1. Pride sophomore Ryhaan Gill and senior Tyler Allen (1-1) defeated Wagner's Taylor Santoro and Christian Rautenstrauch, 8-1 at third doubles to clinch the doubles point. Pride freshman Ari Richman and sophomore Adrien Bailly (5-2) downed Danil Ovechkin and David Garzon, 8-4 at first doubles to conclude doubles play.
It didn't get better for the Seahawks in singles play as the Pride did not lose a set in the six matches. Adrien Bailly (5-6) gave the Pride a 2-0 lead with a 6-0, 6-0 win over Pierre Yuzon at fourth singles. Ari Richman (6-6) boosted the lead to 3-0 with a 6-1, 6-0 win over Matthew Richards at second singles. Antonio Pena (7-10) clinched the match for Hofstra with a 6-3, 6-3 victory over Danil Ovechkin at first singles. Matthew Gemmell (7-8) topped David Garzon, 6-3, 6-3 at third singles before senior Jason Sinkoff (6-9) downed Christian Rautenstrauch, 6-1, 6-2 at fifth singles. Ryhaan Gill (1-3) closed out the match with a 6-4, 6-3 win over Taylor Santoro at sixth singles.
The Pride will return to action on Friday, March 30 when they host the Hawks of the University of Hartford at the Hofstra Tennis Center. Match time is 1:00 p.m.
Hofstra 7, Wagner 0
1) Ari Richman and Adrien Bailly (H) def. Danil Ovechkin and David Garzon (W), 8-6
2) Antonio Pena and Matthew Gemmell (H) def. Matthew Richards and Pierre Yuzon (W), 8-1
3) Ryhaan Gill and Tyler Allen (H) def. Taylor Santoro and Christian Rautenstrauch (W), 8-4
1) Antonio Pena (H) def. Danil Ovechkin (W), 6-3, 6-3
2) Ari Richman (H) def. Matthew Richards (W), 6-1, 6-0
3) Matthew Gemmell (H) def. David Garzon (W), 6-3, 6-3
4) Adrien Bailly (H) def. Pierre Yuzon (W), 6-0, 6-0
5) Jason Sinkoff (H) def. Christian Rautenstrauch (W), 6-1, 6-2
6) Ryhaan Gill (H) def. Taylor Santoro (W), 6-4, 6-3