St. Marys Picks Up First CAC Win
Dover, Del. - Playing in their third match in two days, the St. Mary's College of Maryland men's tennis team notched their second straight win and first Capital Athletic Conference victory of the season with a 7-2 win over Wesley College Saturday afternoon.
Junior Kenny Nugent (Pocomoke, Md./Pocomoke) is now 9-1 in his last 10 matches as Nugent posted a 6-1, 6-0 straight set victory over senior Rashad Laster (Brandywine, Md./Brandywine) at No. 6 singles. Nugent owns a 12-3 (2-0 CAC) record in singles action, including a 6-0 mark at No. 5, while his 12 wins are a team-high.
Wesley's junior Mickey DeSouza (Beverly, N.J./Palmyra) and freshman Christopher Maximo (Dover, Del./Dover) outlasted the Seahawk tandem of seniors Jeremy Butanis (Fallston, Md./Fallston) and Andrew MacLaughlin (Cambridge, Md./Cambridge-S. Dorchester) for a 9-7 win at No. 1 doubles.
St. Mary's returns to action tomorrow with a non-conference match in Bridgewater, Virginia against Bridgewater College at 1:00.
Tennis Match Results
4/04/2009 at Dover, Del. (duPont Tennis Courts)
St. Mary's (Md.) 7, Wesley 2
1. Jeremy Butanis (SMC) def. Mickey DeSouza (WES) 8-6
2. Christopher Maximo (WES) def. Andrew MacLaughlin (SMC) 3-6, 6-1, 6-2
3. Thomas Hoesman (SMC) def. Ryan Fish (WES) 2-6, 6-3, 7-5
4. Sam Barton (SMC) def. Andrew Smyth (WES) 6-1, 6-4
5. Jeff Levy (SMC) def. Jon Hall (WES) 6-0, 6-2
6. Kenny Nugent (SMC) def. Rashad Laster (WES) 6-1, 6-0
1. Mickey DeSouza/Christopher Maximo (WES) def. Jeremy Butanis/Andrew MacLaughlin (SMC) 9-7
2. Kenny Nugent/Sam Barton (SMC) def. Ryan Fish/Andrew Smyth (WES) 8-2
3. Thomas Hoesman/Robbie Bourdon (SMC) def. Rashad Laster/Jon Hall (WES) 8-3
St. Mary's (Md.) 11-4, 1-1 CAC
Wesley 0-5, 0-4 CAC