Men’s Tennis Doubles Up Manhattanville, 6-3

Alexander Ochalski won a pair of matches on Wednesday as the men's tennis team defeated Manhattanville in its first dual match of the season.
Alexander Ochalski won a pair of matches on Wednesday as the men's tennis team defeated Manhattanville in its first dual match of the season.
Tarquin
McGurrin
Alexander
Ochalski
Charles
Swope
Brian
Harkins

 

Results

PURCHASE, N.Y. – The University of Scranton men's tennis team defeated host Manhattanville 6-3 in the first dual match of the season for both squads on Wednesday as the Royals won the top two doubles flights before winning singles contest no. 1 through 4.   

Tarquin McGurrin (Clarks Summit, Pa./Scranton Prep), Alexander Ochalski (Hopewell, N.J./Hopewell Valley Central), Charles Swope (Malvern, Pa./Great Valley), and Brian Harkins (New Fairfield, Conn./New Fairfield) won twice apiece to lead Scranton (1-0) to the victory.

McGurrin and Ochalski notched an 8-3 victory at no. 1 doubles while Swope and Harkins battled their way to an 8-6 decision at no. 2 doubles for the Royals.

Manhattanville (0-1) secured their first point of the match with an 8-2 win at no. 3 singles.

In singles action, McGurrin won at the top pairing, 6-1, 7-5, while Ochalski battled to a 7-6 (7-5), 6-0 win at the no. 2 pairing for his second victory of the day.

At no. 3 singles, Swope bested his opponent, 6-4, 6-1 while Harkins cruised to a 6-1, 6-0 victory at no. 4 singles.

The Valiants picked up their final two points of the match with a 1-6, 6-4, 12-10 win at no. 5 singles and a straight set victory at no. 6 singles.

Scranton will travel to Messiah on Saturday for a non-conference match starting at 9:30 a.m.

 

--ROYALS--