St. Bonaventure’s Men’s Tennis Team Participates In Army Tournament

WEST POINT, NY- St. Bonaventure’s men’s tennis team participated in the Black Night Invited hosted by Army Sunday, highlighted by a trio of wins in doubles actions for the Bonnies. 

St. Bonaventure’s winners included the duo of Victor Blanco/ Hector Martinez, Guillermo Garcia/ Darrel Haxhri and John Rutkowski/Blake McGuirt.

Blanco and Martinez defeated the duo of Michael Nyugen/ Greg Shannon in the number one flight, 7-5. Garcia/ Haxhri won 6-3 over Daniel Zheng and Grant Patterson in the number three flight. Rutkowski and McGuirt earned a victory in the number four flight against Will Okerman and Nikita Pereverzin, 6-4.

The Bonnies’ Joseph Blakeley  defeated Pereverzin 4-6, 7-6, 10-5 in singles play for his first collegiate win in his debut.

Indra Patwardhan produced a singles victory against Marist. He, then, blanked Justin Chanthalangsy 6-0, 6-0 in the number two singles flight.

The Bonnies return home where they will host the Fall Classic at the St. Bonaventure Outdoor Courts Oct. 6-8.

St. Bonaventure vs. Drexel
Sinan Orhon/Bernard Tefel (Drexel) def. Victor Blanco/Hector Martinez (SBU) 6-4
Hamza Laalej/Youssef Lahlou (Drexel) def. Darrel Haxhri/Guillermo Garcia (SBU) 6-2
Xandy Hammitt/Balaji Lakshmanan (Drexel) def. Indra Patwardhan/Joseph Blakely (SBU) 6-4

St. Bonaventure vs. Army
Victor Blanco/Hector Martinez (SBU) def. Michael Nyugen/Greg Shannon (Army) 7-5
Michael Sienko/David Mitchell (Army) def. Joseph Blakely/ Indra Patwardhan (SBU) 6-2
Guillermo Garcia/Darrel Haxhri (SBU) def. Daniel Zheng/Grant Patterson (Army) 6-3
John Rutkowski/Blake McGuirt (SBU) def. Will Okerman/Nikita Pereverzin (Army) 6-4

Myles Conlin (Army) def. Blanco (SBU) 6-4, 6-2
Greg Shannon (Army) def. Martinez (SBU) 6-2, 6-4
Dylan Simonsen (Army) def. Patwardhan (SBU) 6-4, 6-1
Grant Patterson (Army) def. Rutkowski (SBU) 6-0, 6-4
Michael Sienko (Army) def. Garcia (SBU) 4-6, 6-2, 12-10
Amant Mundra (Army) def. McGuirt (SBU) 6-0, 7-5
Morgan Hale (Army) def. Haxhri (SBU) 7-5, 7-6
Blakely (SBU) def. Nikita Pereverzin (Army) 4-6, 7-6, 10-5

St. Bonaventure vs. Marist
Rudy Kurz (Marist) def. Martinez (SBU) 6-1, 7-6(3)
Patwardhan (SBU) def. Justin Chanthalangsy (Marist) 6-0, 6-0
Lars Schouten (Marist) def. Rutkowski (SBU) 6-0, 6-0
Gianlucca Massa (Marist) def. Garcia (SBU) 6-1, 6-2
Christopher Gladden (Marist) def. McGuirt (SBU) 6-1, 6-4
Paulo Siracusa (Marist) def. Haxhri (SBU) 6-3, 6-1
Carlos Moreno (Marist) def. Blakely (SBU) 6-4, 6-3