WASHINGTON, D.C. – The St. Mary’s College of Maryland men’s tennis team (1-0, 0-0 CAC) began their 2019-20 campaign Saturday afternoon as they took on the Cardinals of Catholic University (0-1, 0-0 Landmark).
St. Mary’s – 7, Catholic – 2
- Jon Gorelteamed up with first-yearStephen Alamto take down Catholic’s top duo in Frankie Fortunnti and Eric Macarski 8-4.
- Ethan GarrenandJack Brandenburgfollowed up with another 8-4 doubles win over Kyle Weber and David Brennan 8-4.
- Ron StithandLiam Pratttook a close 8-7 match to complete the doubles sweep over Catholic.
- Gorel started off his senior season with a 6-2, 7-5 win over Catholic’s top player in Fortunnti.
- Alam began his college career with a 6-0, 6-0 win in the third spot for the Seahawks.
- Brandenburg defeated Brennan 6-4, 6-3 andRon Stithtook down Dom Mazzeo with a score of 7-5, 6-0.
Up Next for the Seahawks
- Sept. 17 vs Gettysburg College | 3:30 P.M. | Somerset Tennis Complex
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