Men's Tennis Sweeps Queens College and Lafayette

JERSEY CITY, N.J.- The Saint Peter's University men's tennis team (2-5) picked up decisive 7-0 wins over Queens College and Lafayette (2-2) on Friday and Sunday, respectively.

Against Queens, Carlos Carrera (Quito, Ecuador / APCH) and Marko Knezevic (Zadar, Croatia / V. Nazor) each won in three sets, while Luccas Coutinho (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil / Coligio GPI-Vinicula), Oliver Bellomi (Parksville, BC / Laurel Spring), Fabian Valdiviezo (Guayaquil, Ecuador / Colegio-Aleman) and Mario Huljev (Zadar, Croatia / Zadar Private HS) handled their opponents in straight sets. 

The Peacocks' doubles teams all won in straight sets as well. 

Today against Lafayette, the Peacocks won every match with the exception of the third singles match. In singles play, the Peacocks won every match in two sets, with the exception of #1 singles where Carrera bested Lafayette's Brandon Goldstein in three by scores of 6-2, 6-7 (5) and 10-3. 

 

Saint Peter's 7, Queens College 0

Singles competition

1. Carrera, Carlos (SP) def. Pelligrino, Andre (QUEENS) 6-4, 5-7, 6-3

2. Knezevic, Marko (SP) def. Hidass, Younes (QUEENS) 6-1, 1-6, 6-4

3. Coutinho, Luccas (SP) def. Baron, Christopher (QUEENS) 6-4, 6-0

4. Bellomi, Oliver (SP) def. Wulff, Nikolaj (QUEENS) 6-0, 6-4

5. Valdiviezo, Fabian (SP) def. Morris, Alexander (QUEENS) 7-6, 6-4

6. Huljev, Mario (SP) def. Dizow, Adam (QUEENS) 6-2, 6-0

 

Doubles competition

1. Carrera, Carlos/Knezevic, Marko (SP) def. Hidass, Younes/Baron, Christopher (QUEENS) 8-6

2. Coutinho, Luccas/Bellomi, Oliver (SP) def. Pelligrino, Andre/Wulff, Nikolaj (QUEENS) 8-3

3. Valdiviezo, Fabian/Huljev, Mario (SP) def. Morris, Alexander/Dizow, Adam (QUEENS) 8-3

 

Saint Peter's 7, Lafayette 0

Singles competition

1. Carrera, Carlos (SP) def. Goldstein, Brandon (LAF) 6-2, 6-7, 10-3

2. Frakes, Alex (SP) def. Mercorella, Will (LAF) 6-1, 7-5

3. Knezevic, Marko (SP) def. Gelbman, Scott (LAF) 7-5, 6-1

4. Coutinho, Luccas (SP) def. Shadner, Gavin (LAF) 6-2, 6-2

5. Bellomi, Oliver (SP) def. Matturi, Chris (LAF) 6-1, 6-2

6. Valdiviezo, Fabian (SP) def. Stefanowicz, Brian (LAF) 6-4, 7-5

 

Doubles competition

1. Carrera, Carlos/Frakes, Alex (SP) def. Mercorella, Will/Gelbman, Scott (LAF) 8-4

2. Knezevic, Marko/Coutinho, Luccas (SP) def. Goldstein, Brandon/Lazar, Jake (LAF) 8-0

3. Shadner, Gavin/Stefanowicz, Brian (LAF) def. Huljev, Mario/Bellomi, Oliver (SP) 8-2