April 17, 2013

Rams Improve to 9-0 with win at MSMC

Farmingdale State - 8, Mount Saint Mary College - 1


Newburgh, N.Y. - The Farmingdale State men's tennis team improved to 9-0 on the season after earning an 8-1 Skyline victory at Mount Saint Mary College on Wednesday. The Rams are 6-0 in conference play, while the Knights fell to 11-4 overall and 4-1 in the Skyline.

Farmingdale State swept the doubles matches with sophomore Justin Vijungco (Forest Hills, N.Y.) and senior Ryan Musalo's (Massapequa Park, N.Y.) 9-8 (7-3) victory in the #1 position. Senior Alex Bessarabov (Lindenhurst, N.Y.) teamed with junior Steven Ferrantello (Dix Hills, N.Y.) for an 8-5 win at second doubles, while juniors Bradley Smith (Mineola, N.Y.) and Judd Bahoui (Long Beach, N.Y.) picked up an 8-4 victory in the #3 slot.

In singles play, Vijungco won 6-3, 2-6, 1-0 (10-3) in the #1 position, while Musalo (6-4, 6-2) earned a win at second singles. Bessarabov (6-4, 7-5), Bahoui (6-7 (4-7), 6-1, 6-4) and Smith (0-6, 6-2, 6-1) all earned victories for the Rams.

Farmingdale State next will travel to Merchant Marine for a non-conference match on Thursday, April 18th at 4:30 p.m.

 
Singles competition
1. Vijungco, Justin (FSCM) def. Jacob, Greg (MSMC-M) 6-3, 2-6, 1-0 (10-3)
2. Musalo, Ryan (FSCM) def. Dimmie, Nate (MSMC-M) 6-4, 6-2
3. Bessarabov, Alex (FSCM) def. Willand, Stat (MSMC-M) 6-4, 7-5
4. Balokoz, Mike (MSMC-M) def. Ferrantello, Steven (FSCM) 6-4, 2-6, 6-3
5. Bahoui, Judd (FSCM) def. Witke, Dan (MSMC-M) 6-7 (4-7), 6-1, 6-4
6. Smith, Bradley (FSCM) def. Merryman, Conor (MSMC-M) 0-6, 6-2, 6-1
 
Doubles competition
1. Vijungco, Justin/Musalo, Ryan (FSCM) def. Jacob, Greg/Dimmie, Nate (MSMC-M) 9-8 (7-3)
2. Bessarabov, Alex/Ferrantello, Steven (FSCM) def. Willand, Stat/Balokoz, Mike (MSMC-M) 8-5
3. Smith, Bradley/Bahoui, Judd (FSCM) def. Merryman, Conor/Pujol, Bryan (MSMC-M) 8-4
 
Match Notes
Farmingdale State 9-0, 6-0 Skyline
Mount Saint Mary College 11-5, 4-1 Skyline
T-3:30 A-30

 

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