Men's Tennis Scores 8-1 Win in Home Opener

Men's Tennis Scores 8-1 Win in Home Opener

Alexander Dove. Nicholas Meale, Alexander Cocolas and Garrett Deyle scored straight set victories in singles play to lead the Susquehanna University Men's Tennis team to a convincing 8-1 victory over Misericordia University Saturday afternoon in the home opener for the River Hawks on the James Garrett Sports Center Courts in Selinsgrove.

Dove was a 6-4, 6-0 winner at No. 1 singles, Meale took a 6-0, 6-0 win at No. 2 singles, Cocolas was a 6-0, 6-0 winner at No.3 and Deyle won a 6-1, 6-0 decision at No. 4 singles for Susquehanna.

With a limited roster of players, Misericordia forfeited the No. 5 and No. 6 singles as well as the No. 3 doubles match.

At No. 2 doubles, Jacob Mouery and Mikah Nichols teamed to score an 8-1 decision.

The River Hawks host Alvernia next weekend with a 1 p.m. match Saturday.