Men's Tennis Takes Seventh At MAAC Championships With 5-1 Win On Sunday

April 22, 2007

Flushing, N.Y. - The Loyola men's tennis team defeated Rider in the seventh-place match at the MAAC Championships in Flushing, N.Y. on Sunday. The Greyhounds won five of six singles matches to win the shortened meet and end the season on the high note.

Junior Scott Gannon gave Loyola its first point with a 6-4, 6-2 win at No. 1, while freshman Matt McDaniel won the No. 3 singles match 6-1, 6-2 to put the `Hounds in front for good.

At the end of the meet, junior Rob Palliser (6-1, 6-3), freshman Tim Koch (6-1, 6-0) and freshman Peter Edgar (6-2, 6-2) all claimed straight set victories over the Broncs.

Top-seeded Manhattan won the men's championships, while Marist finished second overall.

Loyola College 5, Rider University 1
Singles competition1. Scott Gannon (LOY) def. Casey Jedlinski (RID) 6-4, 6-22. Will Haight (RID) def. Ben Epstein (LOY) 6-2, 2-1,3. Matt McDaniel (LOY) def. Marc Ashed (RID) 6-1, 6-24. Rob Palliser (LOY) def. Jimmy Leone (RID) 6-1, 6-35. Tim Koch (LOY) def. Luke Sproviero (RID) 6-1, 6-06. Peter Edgar (LOY) def. Tom Becker (RID) 6-2, 6-2