BOSTON, Mass.—Seven different players earned victories, to lead UMass Boston men's tennis past Salve Regina University on Sunday afternoon in their 2019-20 home opener.
UMass Boston 9, Salve Regina 0
(UMass Boston 1-0)
(Salve Regina 0-1)
HOW IT HAPPENED
The Beacons dominated from start-to-finish in their first dual match of the season.
In singles action, Jay Cyriaque (Boston, Mass.) made it 4-0 when he cruised past Benjamin Resende 6-1, 6-0 at fifth singles.
The Beacons clinched the match victory at second singles. Shah defeated Chasse 6-2, 6-1 at second singles to earn the fifth point of the day.
Mokoka made it 6-0 moments later, as he knocked off Salazar 6-2, 6-2 at third singles.
At number one singles, Comerchero defeated Jones 6-3, 6-2.
The Beacons made it 8-0 at number three singles, when Yuspi outlasted White 6-2, 6-4.
In the closest match of the day, Albano came back to defeat 6-7 (7-4), 6-2, 10-3 in a third-set super tiebreaker.
BY THE NUMBERS
- The Beacons improved to 3-1 all-time against the Seahawks. UMass Boston has defeated Salve Regina by a combined 17-1 score in their last two matches.
- Kubinec earned his first collegiate victory at second doubles.
- All three of the Beacons victories over the Seahawks have come in their fall opener.
- Yuspi collected his first career singles win at third singles.
UMass Boston will conclude the fall portion of their 2019-20 season, when members of the squad travel to Colby College for the 2019 ITA Regional Invitational Tournament this weekend.