Men's Tennis Defeats Regis in 8-1 Final

Worcester, Mass. (October 8) -- The Assumption College men's tennis team defeated Regis College, 8-1, at the Assumption College tennis courts on Tuesday afternoon.

Freshman Chris Waung (Bolton, Conn. / East Catholic) earned two points on the day as he earned a 6-1, 6-3 victory at number one singles and paired with transfer Viljami Rahnasto (Vantaa, Finland) to earn an 8-0 win at number one doubles. Rahnasto also won his singles match, 6-2, 6-3.

Freshman Andrew LaMonica (York, Maine / York) picked up a win at number three singles for the Greyhounds with a 6-3, 6-3 win over Jarid Polley, while he also won his doubles match, working with graduate student Michael Breen (Holden, Mass. / Saint John's) to earn an 8-6 win at number two doubles. Breen also won in tie-break at number six singles to earn two points on the day.

Graduate student Matt Drolet (Cumberland, R.I. / Mount Saint Charles) paired with freshman Tom Knight (Wilbraham, Mass. / Minnechaug) and remained undefeated as a doubles team, improving to 3-0 with an 8-4 win at number three doubles.

The Greyhounds improve to 1-3 with the win while Regis falls to 0-4 with the loss. Assumption concluded their fall schedule with the match and will return to action in the spring.

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Singles competition

1. Chris Waung (ASM) def. Michael Beluch (REG) 6-1, 6-3

2. Viljami Rahnasto (ASM) def. Nathan Cohen (REG) 6-2, 6-3

3. Andrew LaMonica (ASM) def. Jarid Polley (REG) 6-3, 6-3

4. Jeremy Morgenbesser (REG) def. Matt Drolet (ASM) 7-6 (10-4), 6-3

5. Matt Surpenant (ASM) def. Andy White (REG) 6-3, 7-6 (10-4)

6. Michael Breen (ASM) def. Nick Hildreth (REG) 6-2, 4-6, 10-4


Doubles competition

1. Chris Waung/Viljami Rahnasto (ASM) def. Michael Beluch/Jarid Polley (REG) 8-0

2. Michael Breen/Andrew LaMonico (ASM) def. Nathan Cohen/Jeremy Morgenbesser (REG) 8-6

3. Tom Knight/Matt Drolet (ASM) def. Austin Nace/Andy White (REG) 8-4