Posted: Oct 13, 2019
PROVIDENCE, R.I.- First-year Luke Nickerson and senior doubles partner Alex Rohana led the men's tennis team to a convincing 8-1 victory over Salve Regina.
Nickerson and Rohana opened the match with an 8-1 win in doubles play and both players cruised to 6-0, 6-0 victories in their singles matches.
Junior Gianni Rodrigues and first-year doubles partner Cam Ness earned the second Wildcat win of the day, taking their double match 8-2. Rodrigues went on to win his singles match 6-0, 6-0.
Sophomore doubles partners Steven Heizler and Will Lyons also grabbed an 8-1 win, giving the Wildcats a 3-0 lead after doubles play. Lyons snagged a 6-0, 6-0 victory while Heizler battled to win 6-4, 6-1.
The Wildcats will return to action this spring, opening up their season at home on March 14, 2020 against Norwich.