Men's Tennis Drops MAAC Tournament Opener

April 23, 2004

Flushing, N.Y. - In first round action at the MAAC Championships, the Loyola men's tennis team fell to third-seeded Niagara University, 6-1. The sixth-seeded Greyhounds were swept in doubles competition and went 1-5 in the singles matches.

John Curren was the lone bright spot for Loyola, as he notched a victory in the No. 5 singles match. Curren defeated his opponent in straight sets, 6-4, 6-2, and earned the Greyhounds their only point.

The Greyhounds will now compete in the consolation bracket of the MAAC Championship, and will face seventh-seeded Rider University on Saturday.

DoublesErick Garcia / Jason Ramos (Niagara) def. Nick Bowers / Dan Schiemel, 9-7Johnanthan Bozanich / Kristopher Hrisoculos (Niagara) def. Jonathan Falcichio / John Curren, 8-0John Abella / Andrew Mayer (Niagara) def. Adam Wessinger / Bill Horne, 8-6

SinglesJohnanthan Bozanich (Niagara) def. Nick Bowers, 6-3, 6-0Erick Garcia (Niagara) def. Dan Schiemel, 6-1, 6-1Andrew Mayer (Niagara) def. Jonathan Falcichio, 6-3, 6-3Jason Ramos (Niagara) def. Adam Wessinger, 4-6, 7-5 (11-9)John Curren (Loyola) def. John Abella, 6-4, 6-2Kristopher Hrisovulos (Niagara) def. Bill Horne 3-6, 6-1 (6-3)