CLAREMONT, Calif. – The Salisbury University men's tennis team remained unbeaten to begin the 2017 season, collecting a 7-2 victory over St. Lawrence University in their first match of the team's spring break trip to California.
The Sea Gulls (9-0) swept the three doubles matches, with freshmen Ian Siew and Colt Williamson grabbing an 8-3 win at No. 1, while senior Grant Hudson and freshman Patrick MacLean won 8-6 at No. 2 and sophomore Andrew Rainger and freshman Garrett Malave winning by the same score at No. 3.
Salisbury won four of the six singles matches, with three of them going in straight sets. Siew won at No. 2 by a 6-4, 6-4 score with Rainger taking a 6-1, 6-2 win at No. 5 and freshman Matthew Ryan winning 6-4, 6-2 at No. 6
The only three-set match of the day went in MacLean's favor at No. 4, picking up a 6-4, 6-7 (5-7), 6-1 win.
The two wins for the Saints (2-2) came at No. 1, where Williamson fell 6-1, 6-3, and at No. 3, where Hudson dropped a 6-3, 6-4 match.
The Sea Gulls are in action again on Monday, March 20, facing No. 23 Sewanee beginning at 2 p.m., eastern time.