Rams Defeat St. Joe's; Win Third Straight Match

Farmingdale State - 7, St. Joseph's - 2


Patchogue, N.Y. - The Farmingdale State men's tennis team earned a 7-2 Skyline Conference win at St. Joseph's on Wednesday afternoon. The Rams improved to 6-4 overall and 4-2 in conference action, while the Golden Eagles fell to 4-3, 1-2.

Farmingdale State earned one point in doubles competition as juniors Jimmy Lopez (Medford, N.Y.) and Brian Heinlein (Patchogue, N.Y.) earned an 8-6 victory in the third position.

In singles play, the Rams swept and earned all six points. Freshman Tyler Danzy (Central Islip, N.Y.) won 6-1, 6-1 in the #1 slot, while senior Judd Bahoui (Long Beach, N.Y.) earned a 7-6 (7-3), 5-7, 7-6 (8-6) victory in the #2 position.

At third singles, sophomore Kevin Palacios (Glen Cove, N.Y.) defeated Tom O'Keefe 6-2, 7-6 (12-10) and Heinlein won 6-3, 5-7, 6-4 in the fourth position. Lopez (3-6, 6-2, 6-3) and freshman Cajetan Ferrao (6-1, 6-1) (Flushing, N.Y.) rounded out the singles sweep for Farmingdale State.

The Rams next will host Ramapo in a non-conference match on Thursday, April 17th at 5:00 p.m.

Singles competition
1. Danzy, Tyler (FSCM) def. Abbatiello, Brandon (SJC-M-14) 6-1, 6-1
2. Bahoui, Judd (FSCM) def. Friel, Adam (SJC-M-14) 7-6 (7-3), 5-7, 7-6 (8-6)
3. Palacios, Kevin (FSCM) def. O'Keefe, Tom (SJC-M-14) 6-2, 7-6 (12-10)
4. Heinlein, Brian (FSCM) def. Corrao, Chris (SJC-M-14) 6-3, 5-7, 6-4
5. Lopez, Jimmy (FSCM) def. Fox, Stephen (SJC-M-14) 3-6, 6-2, 6-3
6. Ferrao, Cajetan (FSCM) def. Fisher, Alexander (SJC-M-14) 6-1, 6-1
Doubles competition
1. Friel, Adam/O'Keefe, Tom (SJC-M-14) def. Danzy, Tyler/Bahoui, Judd (FSCM) 8-3
2. Abbatiello, Brandon/Corrao, Chris (SJC-M-14) def. Palacios, Kevin/Beaubrun, Marvin (FSCM) 8-3
3. Lopez, Jimmy/Heinlein, Brian (FSCM) def. Fox, Stephen/Charles, Denzil (SJC-M-14) 8-6

 

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