DARTMOUTH, Mass. -- The UMass Dartmouth men’s tennis team received wins in both singles and doubles action from four different individuals to post an 8-1 Little East Conference dual-match victory over Bridgewater State Saturday afternoon at the Dartmouth Indoor Tennis Center.
Senior Anthony Joseph (Acushnet, Mass.) and sophomores Eli Brooks (Franklin, Mass.) & Baylen Harper (Leicester, Mass.) joined freshman Kyle Noseworthy (Dartmouth, Mass.) in notching straight set singles triumphs on the day for the host Corsairs (6-7, 3-2 LEC), who received a straight set win at number six singles from freshman Dan Botelho (Somerset, Mass.). Joseph and sophomore Tristin Viale (Westfield, Mass.) teamed up for an 8-3 victory at number one doubles for UMass Dartmouth, which received a similar result at the number two spot from Brooks and Harper along with an 8-1 triumph at the number three position from the tandem of Noseworthy and sophomore Sean Nutter (Mattapoisett, Mass.).
Sophomore William Jones (Wrexham, England) earned the lone point of the afternoon in the setback for the visiting Bears (2-6, 1-3 LEC), as he won a 13-11 pro set over Viale after the two players had split sets at number two singles.
UMass Dartmouth heads to Weston, Mass. on Tuesday afternoon to take on Regis in a non-league dual-match beginning at 3:30 pm, while Bridgewater State will be idle until next Saturday, April 20th when the Bears host Rhode Island College in a Little East Conference dual-match in Bridgewater, Mass. that begins at Noon.