Seahawk Men's Tennis Travels to Salisbury for CAC Action

James Loftis '18 - Photo Credit: Bill Wood
James Loftis '18 - Photo Credit: Bill Wood

For Immediate Release · By Justin Gordon · jpgordon@smcm.edu

Salisbury, Md. – The St. Mary's College of Maryland men's tennis team (4-6, 1-2 CAC) headed across the Chesapeake Bay Bridge on Friday to face Salisbury University (9-3, 2-0 CAC) in Capital Athletic Conference action. Salisbury, who is 13th in the Atlantic South region, remained unbeaten in conference play with a 9-0 win.

St. Mary's 0, Salisbury 9

How It Happened

Doubles:

  • Salisbury dropped only three games in sweeping all three doubles matches by identical scores of 8-1.

Singles:

  • Sophomore Jon Gorel (Jessup, Md./Hammond) pushed Stefan Hein at No. 1 singles, taking seven games before falling 3-6, 4-6.
  • Senior captain James Loftis (Annapolis, Md./Saint Andrews [Del.]) took William Niessner to three sets but ultimately dropped a 1-6, 6-4, 6-10 decision.

Up Next for the Seahawks

  • Apr. 6 at Southern Virginia University (11-1, 1-1 CAC) – Buena Vista, Va. – CAC match – 3:30 p.m. 

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