Golden Bears def. Seahawks, 9-0

Kevin Brocks meets a backhand volley at the net. (Photo by Ed Habershaw)
Kevin Brocks meets a backhand volley at the net. (Photo by Ed Habershaw)

Western New England 9, Salve Regina 0
Leroy Avenue courts - Newport, R.I.
Wednesday, April 5, 2017

NEWPORT, R.I. - After going through the gauntlet of top men's tennis teams in the Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC), Western New England University came to Newport and posted its league victory of the season with a 9-0 decision against Salve Regina University.

The Golden Bears improved to 4-6 overall and 1-3 in CCC play; the Seahawks suffered their first loss after back-to-back non-conference victories to fall to 3-4 overall and 0-2 in the league.

Series and Streaks
The Seahawks won the first three meetings (2008, 2009, 2010) after the Golden Bears joined the league. Western New England has won the last seven meetings including the last two by a combined 18-0 score.

Tennis Match Results
Western New England vs Salve Regina
04/05/17 at Newport, R.I.
(Leroy Avenue courts)

Western New England 9, Salve Regina 0

Singles competition
1. David Kalmer (WNE) def. Will Masse (SRU) 6-2, 6-3
2. Justin Kohut (WNE) def. Kevin Brocks (SRU) 6-1, 6-0
3. Luke Surawski (WNE) def. D.J. Bisaillon (SRU) 6-1, 6-3
4. Michael Tran (WNE) def. Aaron White (SRU) 6-2, 6-2
5. Griffin Arnold (WNE) def. Zach Monahan (SRU) 3-6, 6-1, 1-0 (10-6)
6. Kevin Yawgel (WNE) def. Alessio Ayuninjam (SRU) 6-0, 6-1

Doubles competition
1. David Kalmer/Justin Kohut (WNE) def. D.J. Bisaillon/Kevin Brocks (SRU) 8-3
2. Daniel O'Neill/Luke Surawski (WNE) def. Will Masse/Aaron White (SRU) 8-3
3. Vu Nguyen/Michael Tran (WNE) def. Zach Monahan/Dante Petrosino (SRU) 8-3

Match Notes:
Western New England 4-6, 1-3 CCC
Salve Regina 3-4, 0-2 CCC
Order of finish: Doubles (1,2,3); Singles (2,1,4,6,3,5)
Official: Don Cortese T-2:46 A-47

Next Up
Salve Regina (3-4, 0-2 CCC) - Friday, April 7 at Eastern Nazarene College, 3:30 p.m.
Western New England (4-6, 1-3 CCC) - Saturday, April 8 vs. Eastern Nazarene College, 1 p.m.