Apr. 4: The St. Lawrence University men's tennis team handed Nazareth a 9-0 defeat on Saturday afternoon in Rochester, NY, giving the Saints their sixth consecutive victory.
St. Lawrence (7-3) was simply too much for the Golden Flyers (2-11), as they defeated an opponent by a 9-0 margin for second time this spring.
The Scarlet and Brown grabbed a 3-0 advantage through the doubles portion of the match as no team allowed Nazareth to win more than three games. Senior captain Jon Satkowski and junior Chris McDonald blitzed Adam Landry and Steve Trobert, 8-1 at the No. 1 slot, while sophomores Jake Dexter and Ren Gates cruised past Alex Wilczak and Alex Bodensieck, 8-3.
Junior captain Chris Rodilosso and classmate Christopher Tamm completed the doubles sweep with an 8-3 victory over Ben Caiella and Dan Matteo at the No. 3 spot.
The Saints continued to pour on the victories in singles play, as they won all six matches in straight sets. Satkowski handled Landry at No. 1, 6-1, 6-1, while senior Pete Abernethy dominated Trobert, 6-0, 6-2 at No. 2.
Sophomore Will Cook and McDonald won their matches at No.'s 3 and 4 over Bodensieck and Wilczak, respectively, while Gates and Rodilosso added singles wins for the Scarlet and Brown as well. Gates beat Caiella 6-2, 6-1 while Rodilosso dropped Colin Doran 6-0, 6-1.
St. Lawrence will look to extend their winning streak to seven matches on Sunday when they visit the University of Rochester.