Lynbrook, NY - James Madison won all five contested singles matches and all three doubles matches in posting a 6-1 win over the Pride at Sportime Friday night. The match marked the Hofstra coaching debut of new Director of Tennis Lauren Leo, who took over the position two weeks ago.
Hofstra falls to 1-1 in dual matches, 0-1 in the CAA. James Madison in 1-4, 1-0 in the CAA.
Hofstra got its lone point at sixth singles as Ryhaan Gill won by default over Bastien Russo.
James Madison's Ryan Pool defeated Ari Richman at first singles, 6-2, 6-3, while Greg Vladimirsky won a 6-4, 6-3 decision over Adrien Bailly at second singles. Matthew Gemmell fell to Robert Sterling, 6-2, 6-2, at third singles Florent Sentenac posted a 6-1, 6-2 win over Johan Vila at fourth singles and Maxi Branth won, 6-2, 6-0, over Joseph Erichsen at fifth singles.
The Dukes swept the doubles portion with Pool and Sterling taking an 8-2 win over Richman and Bailly at first doubles. Vladimirsky and Hugo Ramadier defeated Erichsen and Gemmell, 8-1 at second doubles, while Sentenac and Russo defeated Beau Wills and Vila, 8-3 at third doubles.
Hofstra returns to action on February 23 against Bucknell in Quakerstown, Pennsylvania.