Men's tennis wins fifth straight topping Southern Virginia, 6-3

Men's tennis wins fifth straight topping Southern Virginia, 6-3

BUENA VISTA, Va. – The Salisbury University men's tennis team pulled out a 6-3 Capital Athletic Conference victory on Saturday afternoon, winning at Southern Virginia University to push the Sea Gulls' winning streak to five matches.

In doubles play, Salisbury (12-4, 4-0 CAC) was able to get a pair of points with wins at No. 2 by juniors Alec Angradi and Patrick MacLean, by an 8-7 (7-3) score, and at No. 3 by junior Matthew Ryan and freshman Ryan Santmyer by an 8-4 score.

The only doubles point for Southern Virginia (10-2, 2-2 CAC) came at No. 1 where Daniel Blonquist and Kukutla Motlojoa topped juniors Colt Williamson and Ian Siew by an 8-5 score.

Salisbury's lead grew to 3-1 quickly as singles play got under way and Paul Monson retired at No. 1 after just one point against Angradi.

Siew took a 6-1, 6-2 win at No. 2 singles while sophomore Stefan Hein picked up a 6-3, 6-2 win at No. 5 and freshman Brad Pappalardo won at No. 6 by a 6-1, 6-1 score.

The Knights earned singles wins at the No. 3 and No. 4 spots, with Williamson falling in the No. 3 match by a 6-1, 7-5 score and senior Kelson Weber falling at No. 5 by a 7-5, 6-1 score.

The Sea Gulls look to continue their strong CAC play on Sunday at Frostburg State University, in a match beginning at 11 a.m.

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