The College of Staten Island men’s tennis squad will finally take on Lehman College after being rescheduled twice due to poor weather conditions. The match will take place at the Apex Tennis Courts on the campus of Lehman College in the Bronx, NY.  CSI will look to find their winning ways again after dropping their last three.

Matchup:  CSI (2-4 overall, 1-2 CUNYAC) vs. Lehman College (2-6 Overall, 1-2 CUNYAC)
Where:  Apex Tennis Courts – 250 Bedford Park Blvd West, Bronx, NY
First Serve: 4:00 pm
Last Year’s Result:  CSI won, 9-0
Players to Watch (CSI): Chris Livoti has played each game in the number one slot for the Dolphins and has gotten the better of his opponents and boasts a 3-2 overall record.  Livoti is playing well in CUNYAC matches as well and only has one conference blemish on his record.  Andrew Adia and Brandon Nickel have been the anchor for the Dolphins in doubles this season and recently picked up their first loss of the season to move them to 3-1 overall.
Players to Watch (LC):  Gene Nakagaki is the only player on the Lightning squad to have won a match playing in the number one position. Nakagaki is 2-2 overall this year however, he is currently on a two match losing streak. When play turns to doubles the Lightning really struggle as they have yet to win a doubles match this season and sit at 0-18.
News and Notes: Both teams come into today’s match trending in different directions. Lehman College started their season 0-6 but have won their last two matches to improve to 2-6 overall on the year. The Dolphins on the other hand have lost their last three matches, two of which were against the CUNYAC’s top two teams, after starting 2-1.  The Lightning shared the same fate as the Dolphins against Hunter and Baruch earlier in the season.  Another common opponent is Purchase College to which the Dolphins lost 4-5 in the season opener while Lehman lost 1-8.