|APRIL 6 //1:00 PM
ENC TENNIS COURTS
Series Record // First Meeting
BOSTON – The Suffolk men's tennis team remains on the road Saturday, April 6 when it visits its newest GNAC foe Eastern Nazarene for a 1 p.m. serve.
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LAST TIME OUT
The men's tennis team fell on the wrong side of a 7-2 decision as the Rams were thwarted by Bridgewater State Thursday afternoon at the Rosen Memorial Tennis Courts.
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Suffolk looks to snap a three-match skid that put the Rams at 1-6 on the season and 0-2 in conference contests.
Nick Vaillancourthas been moving through the ranks on the singles ladder, earning wins in the second and fourth spots, respectively, for a 2-2 record. Hasan Esrawi (2-3) and Chris Parnagian (2-5) have also been bright spots in singles play.
In doubles, the partnership of Vaillancourt and Davis Altimonte earned their first win on the second court Thursday night at Bridgewater State. The pair will look to build on its momentum heading into Saturday's showdown.
Eastern Nazarene, who joined the GNAC men's tennis ranks for its first year in 2019, is 10-6 on the year and 2-0 in conference action. The Lions schedule has featured a 9-0 win over Regis and an 8-1 victory over Colby Sawyer.
Henry Siercke has been the Lions' primary ace this season and brings in a 7-6 slate. Diego Rodrgiuez remains dominant in the No. 4 spot, leading the team with 10 wins in 12 contests.
In doubles play, Alex Partyka and Siercke join forces for Eastern Nazarene's top team and hold a 3-0 record.
INSIDE THE SERIES
- Suffolk and Eastern Nazarene will meet for the first time.
Suffolk remains in GNAC action Tuesday, April 9 when it heads Regis for a 4:30 p.m. clash.