April 22, 2010

Men’s Tennis Falls 5-0 in CACC Championship to Concordia

Philadelphia, PA- The Philadelphia University Rams (19-6, 10-2 CACC) fell in the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Men’s Tennis Championship 5-0 to the Concordia College Clippers (22-3, 12-0 CACC) on Thursday afternoon at Chestnut Hill College. 

The Rams, the defending CACC Champions from 2009, will now await word on a possible NCAA East Regional bid.  The NCAA Regional will be held on May 6, 7 or 8th, at a site to be determined.

In the CACC finale, the Rams played tough in doubles picking up 11 games but it wouldn’t be enough.  The PhilaU #1 doubles sophomore team of Adrian Torroella-Cruz (Gainesville, FL/ Gainesville) and Manoli Sgouros (Forest Hills, NY/ Holy Cross) fell 8-5.

In singles, the Clippers picked up two singles victories, as PhilaU #5 sophomore Eric Guerrero (Lawrence, MA/ Central Catholic) fell 6-0, 6-0 and #6 junior Seppi Hutter (Bellevue, WA/ Bellevue) took a 6-2, 6-1 loss.

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