Men's Tennis Rolls To 9-0 Win At Moravian

Men's Tennis Rolls To 9-0 Win At Moravian
Senior Joe Morra had a pair of wins to help The University of Scranton defeat Moravian, 9-0, on Tuesday.




BETHLEHEM, Pa. – The University of Scranton men’s tennis team did not lose a set en route to a dominant 9-0 victory at Moravian College in Landmark Conference play on Tuesday afternoon.

Five Royals each posted two victories as Scranton improved to 2-4 overall and 1-1 in Landmark Conference play. Seniors Tim McGurrin (Clarks Summit, Pa./Scranton Preparatory), Joe Morra (Bronx, N.Y./Fordham Preparatory), Mike Pannone (Maplewood, N.J./Seton Hall Preparatory) and Bennett Kelley (Pennington, N.J./Hopewell Valley Central) and junior David Teres (Lebanon, N.J./North Hunterdon) each and victories in singles and doubles. 

McGurrin and Teres combined for an 8-6 win at No. 1 doubles while Morra and Pannone squeaked out a 9-8 (9-7) win at No. 2 doubles. Kelley teamed with fellow senior Devin Patel (Clarks Summit, Pa./Scranton Preparatory) for an 8-0 win at third doubles.

In singles, McGurrin won in the top spot, 6-2, 6-1, while Teres won at No. 2, 6-2, 6-2. At third singles, Morra won 6-0, 6-2, while Pannone earned a 6-3, 6-1 win at No. 4. The Royals finished the sweep as Kelley took the fifth singles match, 6-2, 6-2, and freshman James Dalkiewicz (Shavertown, Pa./Lake-Lehman) won at No. 6 singles, 6-1, 6-2. 

Scranton returns to action on Saturday, April 13, when it hosts Landmark Conference foe Susquehanna University at 1 p.m. at Royal Courts at DeNaples Fields.


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