April 11, 2012

Bentley Cruises to Sixth Straight, 8-1 over Franklin Pierce

WALTHAM, Mass. – Bentley University won its sixth straight men's tennis match in convincing fashion Wednesday, 8-1 over Franklin Pierce to improve to 13-4 overall and 9-0 in the NE-10.

The win sets up a big final two matches of the regular season for the Falcons, who are tied atop the standings with Merrimack (9-0 NE-10) and lead Southern New Hampshire (9-1 NE-10) by a half-game. Bentley hosts Merrimack Thursday before facing the Penmen on the road in the regular season finale on Saturday. The results of those two matches will determine the NE-10 regular season champ and top-seed in the NE-10 Tournament.

Bentley won two of the three doubles matches and all six singles matches. Highlights were sophomore Jimmy Rindo (Lowell, Mass./Lowell) winning in second-flight singles 6-0, 6-2, and senior Alec Spycher (Sarasota, Fla./Saint Stephens Episcopal) winning the third-flight 6-0, 6-0.

Box Score

At Waltham, Mass.

Bentley 8, Franklin Pierce 1

 

Doubles

1. Ben Brewer/Patrick Gilhuly (FP) def. Raghav Tanna/Alec Spycher (BEN) 8-6

2. Jimmy Rindo/Rodrigo Ribeiro (BEN) def. Sam Aubin/Chris Brewer (FP) 8-0

3. Andrew Waddington/Victor Suski (BEN) def. Keith Bujak/Tyler Colombo (FP) 8-2

 

Singles

1. Rodrigo Ribeiro (BEN) def. Patrick Gilhuly (FP) 3-6, 6-4, 6-1

2. Jimmy Rindo (BEN) def. Chris Brewer (FP) 6-0, 6-2

3. Alec Spycher (BEN) def. Andrew Wong (FP) 6-0, 6-0

4. Andrew Waddington (BEN) def. Ben Brewer (FP) 6-2, 6-3

5. Raghav Tanna (BEN) def. Sam Aubin (FP) 6-2, 6-1

6. Victor Suski (BEN) def. Tyler Colombo (FP) 8-3

 

Franklin Pierce 4-7, 3-7 NE-10

Bentley 13-4, 9-0 NE-10

 

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