The men’s tennis team is in action this afternoon as they will play host to Rutgers-Newark at the CSI Tennis Center at 3:30 pm. This afternoon’s match will be their final match of the regular season before the Dolphins begin their quest to become CUNYAC Champions which starts on Friday in the CUNYAC Quarterfinals.
Matchup: CSI (8-5 overall, 4-2 CUNYAC) vs. Rutgers-Newark (8-5 overall, 2-1 NJAC)
Where: CSI Tennis Center, 2800 Victory Blvd., Staten Island, NY
First Serve: 3:30 pm
Players To Watch (CSI): Mukhiddin Nuriddinov has played well this season for the Dolphins, picking up six wins in 9 matches during singles play.  The only member of his team topping him is Alex Tsui who is on an eight match win streak and boasts an 8-2 overall record. In doubles play it’s Tsui and Tao Lin leading the way with a 4-2 record with a three match win streak.
Players To Watch (RU-N): Benjamin Lioue has a 7-4 overall record this season, picking up four of his wins on court five. Joe Codomo has fared well in the four slot this season and has a 4-3 record in that position but has a 6-6 record overall this season.
News & Notes: The Raiders come into today’s match on the back of an 8-1 win over Rutgers-Camden and will look to extend that to two matches in a row this afternoon. The Dolphins on the other hand, come in trending downward after falling in their last two matches.