Men's Tennis

Men's Tennis Prepares to Host Monmouth and Niagara this Weekend

Men's Tennis Prepares to Host Monmouth and Niagara this Weekend

Saint Peter's (2-16, 0-3) vs Monmouth (7-13, 1-0 MAAC)

Date: Saturday, April 14

Time: 4 p.m.

Location: Lincoln Park Tennis Center - Jersey City, NJ

 

Saint Peter's vs Niagara (3-16, 1-3 MAAC)

Date: Sunday, April 15

Time: 3:45 p.m.

Location: Binghamton Racquet Club - Edgewater, NJ

 

The Saint Peter's men's tennis team will continue their stretch of MAAC matches by hosting defending champion and hOURglass rival, Monmouth, and Niagara over the weekend. The Peacocks are seeking their first win in conference.

 

Scouting the Hawks - Monmouth University is undefeated in conference with a win against Niagara and they will end their season with six straight MAAC matches. The Hawks have wins against mutual opponents Navy and Wagner. Last season, Saint Peter's was swept at Monmouth on February 17, 2017. Monmouth University was selected to repeat as the conference champion in the MAAC Men's Tennis Coaches' Preseason Poll. Monmouth leads all institutions with three Player of the Week selection on February 28, April 4, and April 11 with Srdjan Jakovljevic, Nicola Pipoli, and Jakovljevic again, respectively.

 

Scouting the Purple Eagles - Niagara University has one win in conference against Siena with losses to Quinnipiac, Monmouth, and Fairfield. Last season, on April 22, 2017, the Peacocks were swept by the Purple Eagles. Niagara University was selected 6th in the MAAC Men's Tennis Coaches' Preseason Poll. Niagara has had one Player of the Week with Finnbar Adams being named on February 1.

 

Up Next - The Saint Peter's University men's tennis team will travel to Fairfield, CT on Sunday, April 22 for a MAAC match against Fairfield. Match time is set for 1:00pm at the WAC Tennis Courts.

 

Be sure to follow the team on Instagram and Twitter (@SPUTennis) for more updates!

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