Rams Defeat Mount Saint Mary in Conference Match

Christian Bormann
Christian Bormann

Rams Defeat Mount Saint Mary in Conference Match

Farmingdale State - 6, Mount Saint Mary College - 3

Newburgh, N.Y. - The Farmingdale State men's tennis team improved to 2-0 overall, 2-0 in the Skyline with a 6-3 victory over Mount Saint Mary College (2-3, 0-1) on Saturday afternoon. The Rams currently stand in first place in the conference.

Freshman Christian Bormann (Huntington, N.Y.) picked up two more wins in the match, defeating the Knights' #1 singles player Mike McNicholas 6-1, 6-3 and defeating the top doubles team 9-8 (7-5) in a tiebreaker.

Senior Joe Passarella (Flushing, N.Y.) won at #2 singles with a 6-2, 6-2 win and was Bormann's partner at first doubles in the victory.

Sophomore Alex Bessarabov (Lindenhurst, N.Y.), junior Theo Gioles (Wantagh, N.Y.) and freshman Joseph Falcetta (Deer Park, N.Y.) also picked up wins in singles play.

The Rams will host Brooklyn College on Tuesday, March 29th at 4:00 p.m.


Singles competition
1. Bormann, Christian (FSCM) def. McNicholas, Mike (MSMC-M) 6-1, 6-3
2. Passarella, Joe (FSCM) def. Jacob, Greg (MSMC-M) 6-2, 6-2
3. Bessarabov, Alex (FSCM) def. Willand, Stat (MSMC-M) 6-3, 6-1
4. Ahlberg, Nathaniel (MSMC-M) def. Genzmann, Chris (FSCM) 6-1, 7-5
5. Gioles, Theo (FSCM) def. Ryan, Kevin (MSMC-M) 4-6, 7-5, 1-0 (10-7)
6. Falcetta, Joseph (FSCM) def. Conlon, Zach (MSMC-M) 6-1, 6-3
Doubles competition
1. Passarella, Joe/Bormann, Christian (FSCM) def. Jacob, Greg/Willand, Stat (MSMC-M) 9-8 (7-5)
2. McNicholas, Mike/Ahlberg, Nathaniel (MSMC-M) def. Genzmann, Chris/Bessarabov, Alex (FSCM) 9-7
3. Conlon, Zach/Ryan, Kevin (MSMC-M) def. Falcetta, Joseph/Gioles, Theo (FSCM) 8-2
Match Notes
Farmingdale State 2-0, 2-0 Skyline
Mount Saint Mary College 2-3, 0-1 Skyline