SALISBURY, Md. = The Salisbury University men's tennis team was upended in its first outdoor match of the 2022 season, 8-1, to the Stevens Ducks on Saturday.
HOW IT HAPPENED
- The doubles matches were tightly contested but Stevens grabbed the early 3-0 advantage. Luke McMullen and Gavin Reagle battled but fell 8-6 in No. 2 doubles against Marc Feliu and Troy Zhang.
- Brad Pappalardo took his No. 1 singles opponent, Keegan Morris, to three sets. After dropping the first set 6-2, Pappalardo roared back in the second set, 6-3, but the third set went against Pappalardo as Morris took the match 6-2, 3-6, 6-3.
- McMullen drooped the first set, 6-4, but stormed back to win No. 5 singles over Matt Luzzi, 4-6, 6-4, 10-8.
- Salisbury will wrap up its six-match homestand on Saturday, March 12 against Johns Hopkins.
- The match is scheduled to begin at 1 p.m.
Salisbury University is a proud member of NCAA Division III with primary membership in the Coast-to-Coast Athletic Conference, along with the New Jersey Athletic Conference for football and the Metropolitan Swimming and Diving Conference for men's and women's swimming. With over 500 student-athletes in 21 varsity sports, SU is recognized as one of the most competitive intercollegiate athletics programs regardless of division, and dedicated coaches and staff that foster excellence on-and-off the field. The Sea Gulls have celebrated 22 team national championships, 24 individual national champions, 186 conference championships and 41 Academic All-Americans.
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