Written by Andrew Capitelli (SJC-LI Sports Information)
Patchogue, NY| The St. Joseph's College (L.I.) men's tennis team was defeated 9-0 by SUNY Purchase in its 2016 season opener on Sunday afternoon at the SJC Outdoor Field Complex. With the loss the Golden Eagles open the season with a 0-1 (0-1 Skyline) record as the Panthers improve to 4-2 (2-0 Skyline).
Carrying a 3-0 lead into the singles competitions, Purchase's first and second singles earned the victory for the guests, defeating Rasmussen and Corrao in succession.
Dioguardo, Merle, Matt Gilley and McGrath were defeated in the third, fourth, fifth and sixth singles fixtures, respectively.
The Golden Eagles return to action on Thursday, March 24 when they host CCNY for a 5:00 PM meet. Full story here at sjcgoldeneagles.com following the action.