Men’s Tennis Stumbles against UMass Boston, 8-1

Men’s Tennis Stumbles against UMass Boston, 8-1
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The Suffolk men's tennis team dropped a non-conference contest against UMass Boston, 8-1, at Buckingham, Browne & Nichols Thursday night. 
SCORE: Suffolk 1, UMass Boston 8 
RECORDS: Suffolk (1-4) | UMass Boston (2-3)
UMass Boston took an early 2-1 lead as the Beacons earned points on No. 1 and No. 3. The tandem of Rami Esrawi and Chris Parnagian got the Rams on the board with an 8-6 victory on the second court over Miguel Beltran and Okgoposte. The win marked the pair's second of the season, a team-high. 
Suffolk could not rally a comeback, however, as UMass swept singles action to claim the 8-1 non-conference victory. 
  • The Rams' lone point came thanks to the partnership of Rami Esrawi and Chris Parnagian. The senior pair earned their second straight victory from the second court. 
1 – Nandish Shah (UMass Boston) defeated Mike DeFelice (Suffolk) 6-1, 6-1
2 – Miguel Beltran (UMass Boston) defeated Chris Parnagian (Suffolk) 7-5, 6-1
3 – Roy Platteel (UMass Boston) defeated Rami Esrawi (Suffolk) 6-1, 6-3
4 – Alexander Comechero (UMass Boston) defeated Nick Vaillancourt (Suffolk) 6-3, 6-2 
5 – Ray Platteel (UMass Boston) defeated Davis Altimonte (Suffolk) 6-0, 6-1
6 – Trin Tran (UMass Boston) defeated Hasan Esrawi (Suffolk) 6-0, 6-0
1 – Nadish Shah/Alexander Comechero (Umass Boston) defeated Mike DeFelice/Nick Valliancourt (Suffolk) 8-4
2 – Rami Esrawi/Chris Parnagian (Suffolk) defeated Miguel Beltran/Onkgoposte Mokoka (Umass Boston) 8-6
3 – Ray Platteel/Roy Platteel (UMass Boston) defeated Charles Tang/Hasan Esrawi (Suffolk) 8-1
ORDER OF FINISH: Singles (5,6,1,2,4,3), Doubles (3,1,2)
Suffolk sets its sights on GNAC action as it entertains Johnson & Wales Saturday, March 30 at 1 p.m. at Buckingham, Browne & Nichols.