Men’s Tennis Drops 4-3 Decision To Fairleigh Dickinson

Men’s Tennis Drops 4-3 Decision To Fairleigh Dickinson

BRONXVILLE, N.Y. – Sophomore Michele Fenoaltea (Rome, Italy) won a three-set match and freshman Jan Godfrey Seno (Cebu City, Philippines) added a straight-set sweep against Division I Fairleigh Dickinson on Tuesday evening, but the visiting Knights snapped the No. 21 Concordia College New York men's tennis team's 14-match win streak at the Meyers Tennis Center in a 4-3 setback.

• Concordia falls to 1-2.

• Fairleigh Dickinson improves to 2-3.

• The Clippers' last loss at home came on Mar. 31, 2016 against FDU

• Fairleigh Dickinson forfeited the third court in doubles play.

• At the top position, the seventh-ranked Division II duo of senior Eymeric Chevalier (Bordeaux, France) and Fenoaltea fell in a competitive 7-5 match to FDU's Mehdi Dhouib and Andris Gudins.

• Sophomore William Nilsson (Bastad, Sweden) and Godfrey Seno managed to fend off set point trailing 5-4 on the second court and rallied to force a tiebreaker game, with the doubles point on the line, but the Knights' Ivan Solans Diaz and Eduardo Cabral prevailed 8-6.

• Fairleigh Dickinson forfeited the sixth singles slot.

• Eymeric rallied in the second set at the main position after a 6-2 opening-set defeat but could not force a third set as Dhouib won 7-5.

• Sophomore Henry Masters (Northampton, England) fell 6-4, 6-4 to Gudins on court two.

• No. 10 Fenoaltea outlasted Budinszky in the opening set on court three 6-3 before a 4-6 second set from forced the third frame which Fenoaltea cruised through 6-1.

• Godfrey Seno swept Cabral 6-2, 6-1 to even the overall score 3-all.

• With the score tied and winning side on court four taking the overall match, Nilsson fell 6-4, 6-4 to Solans to end the night.

The men's tennis team concludes its current three-match homestand on Saturday, Feb. 23 against Manhattanville College at 4 p.m.

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