Men’s Tennis Falls 7-0 to Merrimack

Brandon Sze

THE BASICS:

- Scores: Merrimack 7, Assumption 0

- Records: Merrimack (12-6, 4-0 NE10), Assumption (2-13, 2-4 NE10)

- Location: Worcester, Mass.   

- The Lead: Assumption put up a fight in singles but wasn't able to capture a match against Merrimack, who improved to a perfect 4-0 in the NE10 with its 7-0 victory on Saturday.

HOW IT HAPPENED:

- Assumption dropped all three doubles matches, allowing Merrimack to capture the doubles point. Sophomore Max Francis (West Barnstable, Mass. / Barnstable) and senior Reb Mariano (New London, Conn. / Saint Andrew's) fell by a 6-2 margin.

- In singles, Francis dropped his opening set 6-4 at No. 1 but rebounded to the take the second 6-3 and nearly took the third before falling 10-6. Jameson Keppeler (Syracuse, N.Y. / CBA Syracuse) was solid at No. 5 singles dropping his match 6-1, 6-3.

UP NEXT:

- Assumption returns to action when the team hosts Adelphi at 2 p.m. on Sunday afternoon.

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