ORLANDO, Fla. – The Salisbury University men's tennis picked up its first win in Florida with a 7-2 victory over the Hope Flying Dutchmen on Tuesday.
HOW IT HAPPENED
- The Sea Gulls swept the doubles to start the match. Brad Pappalardo and Gianluca Beaujon notched an 8-6 win in first doubles over Jacob Burkett and Matt Henkel.
- The teams of Luke McMullen and Gavin Reagle as well as Mitchell Desman and Christopher Catan collected 8-3 wins in second and third doubles respectively.
- Beaujon, Catan and Reagle each swept their opponents in singles action. Beaujon tallied a 6-3, 6-2 win in third singles over Austin Becksvoort. Catan cruised a 6-1. 6-0 win in fifth singles over Henkel while Reagle recorded a 6-2. 6-3 win in sixth singles against Tyler Koran.
- McMullen came back from a 6-3 loss in the first set against Tyler Stafford to earn a 3-6, 6-2, 10-5 win in fourth singles.
- Salisbury concludes the spring break trip to Orlando against the Wisconsin-Eau Claire Blugolds.
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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