The St. Lawrence University men's tennis team swept past Nazareth College, 9-0, on Friday afternoon in the Newell Field House. The Saints improve to 7-4 on the season and will host Bard on Saturday and Union on Sunday.
St. Lawrence took a 3-0 lead after doubles competition, handily defeating its opponents. At one, Michael Hayden and Paul Barrett worked past Ryan McCormick and Tyler Williams, 8-2, while John Megas and Rhonny Rosario defeated Erik Manske and Jeremy Mancus, 8-3 at two. Thomas Luchars and Tom Timpone rounded out the doubles scoring with a victory over Scott Trobert and Bret Beaver at three, 8-3.
The Saints kept things rolling in singles play with Barrett earning a quick 6-1, 6-2 win over Manske at four before Rosario clinched the victory for the Saints with a 6-0, 6-2 win over Beaver at three.
Megas topped Mancus at three, 6-2, 6-4, followed by a big victory for Hayden over McCormick at one, 6-2, 6-2. Then Timpone and Matt Burke completed the sweep for the Saints. Timpone edged Trobert in the first set at five and then put him away, 7-5, 6-0, and Burke downed Williams at six, 6-3, 6-2.
St. Lawrence University 9, Nazareth 0
Apr 05, 2013 at St. Lawrence University (Newell Field House)
1. Michael Hayden (MSLU) def. Ryan McCormick (NAZARETH) 6-2, 6-2
2. John Megas (MSLU) def. Jeremy Mancus (NAZARETH) 6-2, 6-4
3. Rhonny Rosario (MSLU) def. Bret Beaver (NAZARETH) 6-0, 6-2
4. Paul Barrett (MSLU) def. Erik Manske (NAZARETH) 6-1, 6-2
5. Tom Timpone (MSLU) def. Scott Trobert (NAZARETH) 7-5, 6-0
6. Matt Burke (MSLU) def. Tyler Williams (NAZARETH) 6-3, 6-2
1. Michael Hayden/Paul Barrett (MSLU) def. Ryan McCormick/Tyler Williams (NAZARETH) 8-2
2. John Megas/Rhonny Rosario (MSLU) def. Erik Manske/Jeremy Mancus (NAZARETH) 8-3
3. Thomas Luchars/Tom Timpone (MSLU) def. Scott Trobert/Bret Beaver (NAZARETH) 8-3
St. Lawrence University 7-4