The College of Staten Island men’s tennis squad was at the National Tennis Center today for a CUNYAC showdown with Baruch College, but it was the Bearcats that got the better of play, winning, 8-1. The win lifted the Bearcats to 6-1 overall and 3-0 in the CUNYAC, while The Dolphins fell to 2-6, 2-2, respectively.
CSI got their only victory in doubles. There, in the No. 3 spot, the team of Joel Youngberry and Mitchell Voloshin got passed Baruch’s Allen Meyerovich and Umar Farooq, 8-5.
Although Baruch was able to sweep Singles, play was actually very competitive in many of the flights. In the top spot, BC’s Jonathan Selegean defeated Timur Shamuradov, 3-6, 6-2, 10-8. One flight lower, CSI’s Dan Ursomanno fell in a 3-6, 6-0, 10-5, match. At the No. 4 spot, the Bearcats’ Samuel Hajibai put away a fighting Ed Ruffe, 6-3, 7-6 (7-3).
CSI will next be in action on Tuesday, when they face York College at CSI at 3:30pm.