Men's Tennis Opens Postseason With 5-0 Blanking of Le Moyne

MANCHESTER, N.H. – Third-seeded Southern New Hampshire University posted a 5-0 victory over Le Moyne College in the first round of the Northeast-10 Men's Tennis Championship held Tuesday afternoon at the SNHU courts.  The Penmen, ranked sixth in the East Region, improved to 11-8 and now advance to face second-seeded Bentley University Thursday at 2:00 in an NE-10 semifinal in Waltham, Mass.  The Dolphins see their season come to a close at 7-9.

The Penmen swept the three doubles matches, with Mitch Dobek (Westfield, Mass.) and Mike Wallace (Mount Vernon, N.Y.) posting an 8-1 win at No. 1, while Juan Arango-Campo (Armenia Quindio, Colombia) and Jared Wright (Norwell, Mass.) were 8-2 winners at No. 2.  John Niland (Cheshire, Conn.) and Tim Hamilton (Hampton, N.H.) rallied for a 9-7 triumph at No. 3.

Arango-Campo made it 4-0 with a 6-0, 6-1 win at No. 2 singles, while Dobek clinched the match with a 6-1, 6-3 win at No. 1.

SNHU fell 7-2 to Bentley in the two teams' meeting during the regular season, which came this past Saturday.

So. New Hampshire 5, Le Moyne 0
04/17/12 at Manchester, N.H. (SNHU Courts)

Singles competition

1. Mitch Dobek (SNH) def. Daniel Sullivan (LEM) 6-1, 6-3

2. Juan Arango-Campo (SNH) def. James Shelp (LEM) 6-0, 6-1

3. Mike Wallace (SNH) vs. Joseph Persia (LEM) 6-5, unfinished

4. Jared Wright (SNH) vs. Andrew Gleason (LEM) 0-6, 2-5, unfinished

5. Daryl Johnson (LEM) vs. Brad Malenich (SNH) no result

6. Shane Evans (LEM) vs. John Niland (SNH) no result

 

Doubles competition

1. Mitch Dobek/Mike Wallace (SNH) def. Daniel Sullivan/Ken Schiefer (LEM) 8-1

2. Juan Arango-Campo/Jared Wright (SNH) def. Joseph Persia/Allesandro Nieves (LEM) 8-2

3. Tim Hamilton/John Niland (SNH) def. James Shelp/Daryl Johnson (LEM) 9-7

 

Match Notes

Le Moyne 7-9

So. New Hampshire 11-8; Regional ranking #6

Order of finish: Doubles (1,2,3); Singles (,2,1)

Northeast-10 Championship - First Round

SNHU seeded No. 3, Le Moyne No. 6

T-2:32 A-50