September 23, 2012

Morra, Pannone Win 1st Flight Doubles Title At Scranton invitational Sunday

Joe Morra Mike Pannone
Tim McGurrin David Teres

Results

SCRANTON, Pa.—Seniors Joe Morra (Bronx, NY/Fordham Preparatory) and Mike Pannone (Maplewood, NJ/Seton Hall Preparatory) won the number one flight doubles title for The University of Scranton men’s tennis team at the non-team scoring Scranton Invitational Sunday at the Royal Courts at DeNaples Field.

Morra and Pannone downed Michael Kranz and Connor Peckham of Wilkes University, 8-4, to improve to 3-0 on the season.

Senior Tim McGurrin (Clarks Summit, Pa./Scranton Preparatory) and junior David Teres (Lebanon, NJ/North Hunterdon) advanced to the championship of the first flight in singles with a pair of wins today.  McGurrin turned back Steven Wilson of Wilkes University, 6-3, 3-6, 1-0 (10-5), in the semifinals to pick up his second win of the season and the 31st of his career, while Teres downed Morra, 7-5, 6-3, for his 18th career win.  The championship match between McGurrin and Teres was not played.

The Royals will return to action with a pair of matches against Chestnut Hill College and Kutztown University next Saturday, September 29.  Scranton will play Chestnut Hill in Philadelphia at 9:00 a.m. and stop on the way home in the afternoon to tangle with Kutztown.

--ROYALS--

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