Men’s tennis back on track with sweep of Cabrini

Men’s tennis back on track with sweep of Cabrini

RADNOR, Pa. – The Philadelphia University men's tennis team quickly bounced back from Tuesday's loss to Concordia (N.Y.) with a 9-0 victory over Cabrini Wednesday afternoon on the Dixon Courts.

Sean DeBlasio (Livingston, Texas/Livingston) and James Pollard (Mechanicsville, Va./Hanover) picked up their first victory at the Rams' (6-10) No. 1 doubles team, defeating Sean Jaeger and Alijah Broadnax, 8-4.

The No. 2 doubles duo of Luis Molina Megias (Gran Canaria, Spain/Atlantic School Garoe) and Jacobo Atri (Mexico City, Mexico/Colegio Hebreo Monte Sinai, AC) and the No. 3 tandem of John Perfetti (Clifton Heights, Pa./Cardinal O'Hara) and Ryan Schaffer (Audubon, N.J./Audubon) both recorded their first victory with 8-0 wins.

Pollard earned Philadelphia's fourth point via forfeit at No. 6 singles.

In his first match at the No. 1 singles player, Molina Megias was victorious by a 6-1, 6-0 score over Broadnax. Atri picked up his team-leading 10th singles victory, first at No. 2, as he knocked off Jaeger 6-2, 6-1.

Velosa won in his first time playing at No. 3 this season, 6-1, 6-1, against Mike Halbherr. Ryan Schaffer was a 6-0, 6-0 winner versus Bruce Overbay in his first match at No. 4.

Perfetti defeated Nick Scaramuzza 6-2, 6-2 to go to 1-0 playing in the No. 5 flight.

Philadelphia comes back home for a non-conference match against Millersville on Friday, April 15 at 3 p.m. on the Abraham Salaman Tennis Courts.