MILTON, Mass. – The Curry College men's tennis team blanked visiting Lesley University, 9-0, at the Big Nine Courts on Wednesday afternoon. With the win the Colonels move to 2-4 on the season. The Lynx fall to 0-2 overall in the loss.
Curry started the match with a clean sweep of doubles and then continued their strong play and won all six singles matches.
The Colonels number one singles player, Ryan Sullivan (Winnetka, Ill.) won his match 6-1, 6-4 against Niko Marcolini (Newbury, Mass.). Curry's number two singles player Dawson Stento (Wellesley Hills, Mass.) defeated Evan Flaherty (Plymouth, Mass.), 6-1, 6-0. At number three singles, the Colonels' Richie Hefler (Canton, Conn.) bested the Lynxs' Beowolf Urban (Blue Hills, Maine.), 6-3, 6-3. Zach Muller (Methuen, Mass.) earned the number four singles win for Curry, 6-1, 6-0 defeating Patrick Corcoran (West Hartford, Conn). The Colonels' Daniel Ritucci (Middleboro, Mass.) claimed his tilt verse Evan Zona (Hingham, Mass.), 6-1, 6-0 at the number five slot and at the number six position Samuel Pitts (Cohassett, Mass.) produced a 6-0, 6-0 victory over Lesley's Adam, Valladares (Middleton, N.H.).
In doubles, the number one tandem of Aidan Roach (Norwell, Mass.) and Sullivan defeated the pair of Marcolini and Corcoran, 8-4. The number two duo of Stento and Hefler bested the Lynx team of Urban and Flaherty, 8-1. The number three Curry doubles partners, Muller and Pitts outlasted Peter Weiss (East Longmeadow, Mass.) and Evan McDermod (Portsmouth, N.H.), 8-6.
Curry will return to the courts on Thursday to resume their match against Roger Williams which was suspended due to rain. That match will continue at 4:00 p.m. at the Big Nine Tennis Courts. Lesley will next play against Albertus Magnus College on Saturday at Buckingham, Browne and Nichols at 2:00 p.m.