September 12, 2013

Men's Tennis Opens 2013 Season In The Bubble Against Fordham

GAME 1: Saint Peter's vs. Fordham 
WHEN: Fri, Sept. 14, 2013, 11 a.m.
WHERE: Yanitelli Center Bubble, Jersey City, N.J.
LAST MEETING: Fordham 6, Saint Peter's 1 (10-13-12)

opening serve… The Saint Peter's men's tennis team welcomes Fordham University to the Yanitelli Center Bubble for Friday's season-opening match.

last time we met… Saint Peter's and Fordham faced off last season with the Peacocks falling, 6-1.

the word on the rams… Fordham finished last season 8-11 overall. They struggled on the road, finishing 2-6 away from home. The Rams welcome back nine players from last year's roster.  

last season… The Peacocks finished last season 6-14 overall, going 2-4 in MAAC play.

welcome back… Saint Peter's return five players to their roster, including seniors Mario Huljev and Marko Knezevic.

next on deck… The Peacocks return to action Sept. 20, when they compete in the USTA Invitational.

new to the flock… Saint Peter's welcomes freshmen Tom Jottrand, Jorge Rodriguez, Lucas Whaley, Hugo Lima and Andres Rojas to the 2013 squad.

about the coach… Head coach Mike Scolamieri is entering his ninth season at Saint Peter's.