Saint Peter's (1-4, 0-1 MAAC) vs Loyola (MD) (3-0, 0-0 Patriot League)
Date: February 10
Time: 12:00 p.m.
Location: Yanitelli Recreational Life Center Bubble - Jersey City, NJ
The Peacocks men's tennis team, will welcome the Greyhounds of Loyola (MD) to Jersey City for a dual match beginning at 12 noon on Saturday.
Last Time Out - The men's tennis team loss a close home match to Queens (NY), 4-3, on Sunday, February 4. In singles, No. 3 John Oxner, No 4 Ignacio Tintore, and No. 6 Igor Khvorostian, all won their respective matches against the Knights.
Scouting the Greyhounds - Loyola (MD) is undefeated in dual matches with wins against St. Bonaventure, St. Francis Brooklyn, and Howard University.
History - The Peacocks were swept by the Greyhounds last year at home on February 11, 2017. No player was able to win a set in singles or doubles. During the Navy Gold Invitational in the fall, both teams had players meet up. Hector Andres Jacome defeated Brian Hoffart in "A" Singles consolation quarterfinals. Kyle Gower defeated Piotr Sowinski in the "B" Singles consolation quarterfinals and Ignacio Tintore in the "B" Singles 9th Place final. Charlie Shanker was victorious over Gabriel Russotto in the "C" Singles consolation quarterfinals. Sebastian Ferrer went 1-1 in the "D" Singles round robin against Loyola with a win against Rodrigo Moreno and a loss against Peter Kelley. Jacome and Oxner went 1-1 against the Greyhounds with a loss to Tyler Blessing and Reid Burch in the "A" Doubles main draw and a win against Matt Fitzmaurice and Blest Jones in the "A" Doubles consolation quarterfinals. Saint Peter's was undefeated against Loyola (MD) in the "A" Doubles consolation Round of 16 with Ferrer and Tintore defeating Moreno and Shanker and Khvorostian and Russotto victorious against Colin Kanuch and Jack Shortell.
Up Next - The Peacocks will continue their home stand with their first home MAAC match against Marist College on Thursday, February 15.