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Men's tennis drops season opener to Regis, 6-3

Men's tennis drops season opener to Regis, 6-3

CAMBRIDGE, MA -- Lesley University dropped its 2012 opener to Regis College Thursday night, falling 6-3 in New England Collegiate Conference men's tennis play at the Nicholas Athletic Center.

The Pride took a 2-1 advantage on the night in doubles play and captured four of six singles points to improve to 3-5 on the season, winning its NECC opener.

The team of Michael Beluch (Lynn, MA/St. John's Prep) and Sophorn Nop (Lowell, MA/Lowell Catholic) defeated Nick Mattox and Christian Domingo in first doubles 8-3, and Beluch earned a 6-1, 6-1 top singles win over Mattox.

Jeffrie Parrish (Framingham, MA/Framingham) upended Paolo DiPietrantonio 6-0, 6-0 in second singles and teamed with Andy White to earn an 8-3 second doubles win over DiPietrantonio and Alex Zhitnik.

For the Lynx (0-1, 0-1 NECC), Thomas Rogalski (Middletown, CT/Middletown) and Thomas Tedesco (Briston, CT/Bristol) earned an 8-5 third doubles point over Matthew Smolko and Mouhamed Diallo. Rogalski then trumped Diallo 6-4, 6-4 in sixth singles, and Domingo (Los Angeles, CA/Delphi Academy) rebounded to top Nop in fourth singles.

Lesley returns to the court on Sunday at 1:00 p.m., playing host to Mitchell College, and Regis takes on Newbury College on Saturday, also in NECC play.

Regis vs Lesley University (03/29/12)

Regis 6, Lesley University 3
03/29/12 at Cambridge, MA (Nicholas Athletic Center)


Singles competition
1. Michael Beluch (REGM) def. Nick Mattox (LUM) 6-1, 6-1
2. Jeffrie Parrish (REGM) def. Paolo DiPietrantonio (LUM) 6-0, 6-0
3. Andy White (REGM) def. Alex Zhitnik (LUM) 6-3, 6-3
4. Christian Domingo (LUM) def. Sophorn Nop (REGM) 6-2, 4-6, 10-2
5. Matthew Smolko (REGM) def. Thomas Tedesco (LUM) 7-6, 6-3
6. Thomas Rogalski (LUM) def. Mouhamed Diallo (REGM) 6-4, 6-4


Doubles competition
1. Michael Beluch/Sophorn Nop (REGM) def. Nick Mattox/Christian Domingo (LUM) 8-3
2. Jeffrie Parrish/Andy White (REGM) def. Paolo DiPietrantonio/Alex Zhitnik (LUM) 8-3
3. Thomas Rogalski/Thomas Tedesco (LUM) def. Matthew Smolko/Mouhamed Diallo (REGM) 8-5


Match Notes
Regis 3-5 (1-0 NECC)
Lesley University 0-1 (0-1 NECC)