Men’s Tennis Wins Another Singles Match in 8-1 Defeat at #26 BYU-Hawaii

Men’s Tennis Wins Another Singles Match in 8-1 Defeat at #26 BYU-Hawaii


When and Where: March 17, 2017 – Laie, Hawaii (BYUH Tennis Courts)
Brigham Young University-Hawaii 8, Southern New Hampshire University 1
Records: BYUH 12-3, SNHU 6-5

Junior Tiago Fernandes (Porto, Portugal) claimed a No. 1 singles win, but the Southern New Hampshire University men's tennis team was handed another 8-1 loss by Brigham Young University-Hawaii on Friday at the BYUH Tennis Courts. 

Fernandes held a 3-0 lead on Sterling Galli in the first set of their No. 1 singles match when Galli retired.

Junior Ricardo Marreiros (Portimao, Portugal), who earned a 9-8 (7-6) victory against Giullermo Ucelay in Wednesday's match, came out on the wrong end of a 3-6, 6-7 (3-7) decision with Ucelay. 

Freshman Bas van Biezen (Sassenheim, Netherland) and junior Xavier Aubron (Herouville, France) made things close against Simon Gullin and Ucelay at No. 2 doubles, falling 9-7.

-Since notching the program's best start ever at 6-0, the Penmen have lost five straight.
-SNHU is ranked fourth in the Oracle/ITA East Regional Rankings. 

Up Next:
The Penmen return to action Monday, March 20 (11 p.m.) when they meet top-ranked Hawaii Pacific.

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