WESTON, Mass. – In the resumption of a match halted back in September, the Saint Anselm College men's tennis team completed a 7-2 victory over Regis (Mass.) College to finish its season with a win on Tuesday afternoon at Regis Tennis Center.
Saint Anselm (4-15) and Regis (11-5) started the match back on Sept. 14 with the Hawks holding a 2-1 lead after doubles before rain postponed the singles portion of the match. The Hawks won five of Tuesday's six singles matches to win its season finale and send off its six seniors with a victory.
Leading 2-1 entering singles, Saint Anselm secured the win by claiming the first three singles matches to finish. Junior Daniel Kmetz earned a 6-3, 6-4 victory at No. 3 singles before seniors Brian Kavanagh and Adam Weinstein recorded three-set victories to seal the season-ending win.
Kavanagh came back from a set down to post a 4-6, 7-5, 10-5 victory in his first-career match atop the singles lineup. Weinstein won a first-set tiebreak before dropping the second, but recovered to win his super tiebreak also by a 10-5 margin for a 7-6 (8-6), 4-6, 10-5 victory.
Nolan Bebarta provided the Pride with its second point courtesy of a three-set win at fourth singles. Seniors Benji Page and Alex Pearson were straight-set victors at No. 5 and No. 6 singles, respectively, for the Hawks. Page's 6-3, 6-3 win was his fourth in a row and his team-high 12th of the season, while Pearson's 6-4, 6-2 victory was his second in as many singles matches this season.
The Hawks conclude their season with a 4-15 overall record.
WESTON, Mass. - The Saint Anselm College men's tennis team led Regis (Mass.) 2-1 after doubles before inclement weather caused the singles matches to be postponed on Thursday at Regis Tennis Center.
Saint Anselm got doubles wins from the tandems of Adam Weinstein and Daniel Kmetz and Benji Page and Colby Antonacci, while Chris Harrow and Luke Horton were victorious at the top spot for Regis. The Hawks and Pride plan to finish the match at a later date.
Kmetz and Weinstein improved to 2-1 on the season by blanking Cam Charbonneau and Johnny Pallotta, 8-0, at No. 2 doubles. In their first match as partners, Page and Antonacci recorded an 8-5 victory over Tim Miller and Nolan Bebarta at No. 3 doubles, which was also Antonacci's first collegiate dual match win.