Rams Remain Undefeated with Win at Purchase

Rams Remain Undefeated with Win at Purchase

Farmingdale State - 7, Purchase College - 2

Purchase, N.Y. - The Farmingdale State men's tennis team defeated Purchase College 7-2 on Friday afternoon in a conference match in Purchase, N.Y.. The Rams improved to 5-1, 4-0 in the Skyline with the win, while Purchase fell to 4-5, 1-1 in the conference.

Farmingdale State held a 2-1 lead after doubles play, as Farmingdale State's #1 doubles team of Christian Bormann and Joe Passarella notched an 8-6 victory and #3 doubles team of Joseph Falcetta (Deer Park, N.Y.) and senior Chris Genzmann (Massapequa, N.Y.) posted an 8-2 win.

In singles competition, the Rams won 5-of-6 matches, including a very close win by sophomore Alex Bessarabov (Lindenhurst, N.Y.) as he defeated Maxim Luiggi by scores of 2-6, 6-3 (10-4), 10-4.

The Rams will host NYU-Poly on Saturday, April 9th in a Skyline match at 1:00 p.m.


Singles competition
1. Keeling, Brenden (PUR-MTN) def. Bormann, Christian (FSCM) 6-4, 6-3
2. Passarella, Joe (FSCM) def. King, Roger (PUR-MTN) 6-2, 6-0
3. Bessarabov, Alex (FSCM) def. Luiggi, Maxim (PUR-MTN) 2-6, 6-3 (10-4), 10-4
4. Gioles, Theo (FSCM) def. Marceca, Nico (PUR-MTN) 6-1, 6-2
5. Falcetta, Joseph (FSCM) def. Whitacre, Blake (PUR-MTN) 6-4, 6-1
6. Genzmann, Chris (FSCM) def. Torchia, Dillion (PUR-MTN) 6-4, 6-0
Doubles competition
1. Passarella, Joe/Bormann, Christian (FSCM) def. Keeling, Brenden/King, Roger (PUR-MTN) 8-6
2. Luiggi, Maxim/Marceca, Nico (PUR-MTN) def. Bessarabov, Alex/Gioles, Theo (FSCM) 9-7
3. Falcetta, Joseph/Genzmann, Chris (FSCM) def. Ackley, Carl/Ekis, Ben (PUR-MTN) 8-2
Match Notes
Farmingdale State 5-1, 4-0 Skyline
PURCHASE PANTHERS 4-5, 1-1 Skyline
T-3:05 A-41