CAMBRIDGE, MA -- Lesley University's Nick Mattox earned a first singles and a first doubles win over Albertus Magnus as Lesley returned to .500 on the year (6-6, 5-5 NECC) with a 6-1 win on Sunday.
Mattox (Pasadena, MD/Chesapeake) topped Tim Gabbard 6-7, 6-0, 10-2 in top singles and combined with Christian Domingo to take an 8-1 win over Gabbard and Elvis Santana in first doubles. Domingo then beat Richard Mitchell 6-4, 6-2 in second singles.
Lesley's Mike Kaufman and Jimmy Paulsen each earned singles wins, with Kaufman (Boca Raton, FL/American Heritage) topping Heath Henderson 6-0, 6-1 in fourth singles and Paulsen (Monroe, CT/Masuk) defeating Santana 6-4, 7-6 in fifth singles.
For Albertus Magnus, the tandem of Richard and Riker Mitchell (Naugtauk, CT/Naugtauk) bested Kaufman and Paulsen 8-3 in second doubles for the Falcons lone point.
Lesley returns to play on Wednesday at Regis College in New England Collegiate Conference semifinal action.
Lesley University 6, Albertus Magnus 1
04/22/12 at Cambridge, MA (Nicholas Athletics Center)
|1. Nick Mattox (LUM) def. Tim Gabbard (AMC) 6-7, 6-0, 10-2|
|2. Christian Domingo (LUM) def. Richard Mitchell (AMC) 6-4, 6-2|
|3. Thomas Tedesco (LUM) def. Riker Mitchell (AMC) 1-2, retired|
|4. Mike Kaufman (LUM) def. Heath Henderson (AMC) 6-0, 6-1|
|5. Jimmy Paulsen (LUM) def. Elvis Santana (AMC) 6-4, 7-6|
|1. Nick Mattox/Christian Domingo (LUM) def. Tim Gabbard/Elvis Santana (AMC) 8-1|
|2. Richard Mitchell/Riker Mitchell (AMC) def. Mike Kaufman/Jimmy Paulsen (LUM) 8-3|
|Albertus Magnus 1-8 (0-4 GNAC)|
|Lesley University 6-6 (5-5 NECC)|