Colonels take down Men's Tennis

Alex Kielczewski

MILTON, Mass. – The Becker College men's tennis team lost 9-0 at Curry College on Monday afternoon in non-conference action at the Big Nine Tennis Courts.

The Colonels (1-11 overall) had a clean sweep in doubles play with all three finishing with 8-0 scores.

The tightest singles match of the day came at the number four spot between Nicholas Piotrowski (Groveland, Mass.) and John Tomkowiak (Lindenhurst, Ill.). Piotrowski won the first set by a 6-0 final but Tomkowiak made the second set close before falling 6-3 in the second.

The rest of singles were dominant from Curry, dropping five total games in the remaining matches. Aidan Roach(Norwell, Mass.) blanked Thomas Lanphear (Manchester, Maine) at the top spot 6-0, 6-0. Dawson Stento(Wellesley Hills, Mass.) won at No. 2 by 6-1, 6-1 finals over Alex Kielczewski (Grand Prairie, Texas) while Richie Hefler (Canton, Conn.) got by Emmett Smith (Freeport, Maine) 6-0 and 6-2 at No. 3. Zach Muller (Methuen, Mass.) and Daniel Ritucci (Middleboro, Mass.) closed out the remaining singles spots to all post wins.

Curry will next play at home against Johnson & Wales on Thursday, April 12 at 3:30 p.m. Becker (1-5) travels to UMass.-Dartmouth on Thursday for a non-league matchup starting at 3:30 p.m.