Men’s Tennis Travels to UMass Dartmouth Tuesday

Men’s Tennis Travels to UMass Dartmouth Tuesday


Suffolk at UMass Dartmouth
Tuesday, April 11
3:30 PM
UMD Tennis Courts
Dartmouth, Mass.

BOSTON – The Suffolk men's tennis team readies a Tuesday tilt as the Rams pay visit to the Corsairs of UMass Dartmouth Tuesday for a 3:30 p.m. non-conference contest.   

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The Suffolk men's tennis team fell on the wrong side of a 9-0 decision in its GNAC opener as the Wildcats of Johnson & Wales swept the Rams, 9-0, at the Winchester Tennis Courts.     

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At the midway point of the season, Suffolk is still in search of its first mark in the win column as the sweep by JWU Saturday put the Rams at 0-5 on the year. 

Omar Azzaoui has been the most successful Ram thus far, making the most out of his first campaing. The freshman is 2-3 in singles play with one win as the blue-and-gold's ace and an undefeated 1-0 mark in the third slot. Azzaoui is also a part of an unbeaten doubles team, holding a 1-0 ledger with Chris Parnagain in the second spot.   

Kevin Clavijo (1-1), Jacob Duggan (1-3) and Kevin Greenman (1-3) have also earned a win on the singles court. 

The team of Rami Esrawi and Greenman are the most successful pair in doubles play. The two boast a 2-0 record with both victories coming on court 3. The pair of Clavijo and Greenman is also unbeaten, sitting at 1-0, at No. 3.   

UMass Dartmouth is 2-7 on the season after a 9-0 sweep over Lesley Friday. 

Corey Rafter has played all, but one match as the Corsairs ace this season. Summer Forest-Bulley has been the most successful singles player this year, holding a 4-4 record on courts three through five, with Patrick Pacheco also holding multiple victories in singles play, sitting at 2-4 in the third and fourth spots. 

In doubles, Anthony Joseph and Rafter pair up for a 2-6 record on court one. 

Suffolk remains on the road as it heads to Salem State Thursday, April 13 for a 3:30 p.m. first serve.