NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. – The seventh-seeded Southern New Hampshire men's tennis team was defeated by No. 2 seeded NYIT in an NCAA East Regional first round match Sunday afternoon by a score of 5-1. The Penmen wrapped up their season with a 14-9 overall record and 7-2 in conference action.
After falling behind 2-1 in doubles play, the Bears took the fourth, fifth, and sixth singles matches to secure the win.
NCAA EAST REGIONAL FIRST ROUND
NYIT defeats SNHU 5-1
1. Tomas Lieb (NYIT) vs. Mitch Dobek (SNHU) 6-7, 2-1 DNF
2. Micrea Dimofte (NYIT) vs. Michael Wallace (SNHU) 6-4, 3-2 DNF
3. Jaime Salvador (NYIT) vs. Alex Mukdaprakorn (SNHU) 7-5, 2-0 DNF
4. Filip Van Eylen (NYIT) def. Brad Malenich (SNHU) 6-4, 6-0
5. Nicolas Jubera (NYIT) def. Evan Eaton (SNHU) 6-3, 6-2
6. Pedro Peixoto (NYIT) def. Tim Hamilton (SNHU) 6-1, 6-0
1. Dobek/Wallace (SNHU) def. Lieb/Marcon (NYIT) 8-5
2. Jubera/Peixoto (NYIT) def. Arango/Eaton (SNHU) 4-3 SNHU retired due to injury
3. Salvador/Martua (NYIT) def. Mukdaprakorn/Malenich (SNHU) 8-5