The College of Staten Island men’s tennis team is officially on a solid win streak, having taken three-straight, and they get right back on the courts today with a non-conference showdown with St. Joseph’s College of Long island for a 1pm, non-conference, contest.
CSI vs. ST. JOSEPH’S COLLEGE (LI)
Matchup: College of Staten Island (4-3) vs. St. Joseph’s College – LI (1-4)
Where: CSI Tennis Complex – 2800 Victory Blvd., Staten Island, NY
All-Time Series: CSI leads, 7-4
Last Meeting: March 23, 2017 – CSI won, 9-0
Players to Watch (CSI): The Dolphins took a hard-fought 7-2 victory yesterday at Farmingdale and have now won three-straight. Matthew Vesci has been sharp with wins in all three matches and he will look to stay hot. Same goes for Freshman David Luo and junior Alex Tsui. They paired up for a great win at no. 3 Doubles yesterday and both won their singles flights in straight sets. look for them to continue to be a guiding force today for the Dolphins.
News & Notes: Although this has been a good series through the years, the Dolphins have had the better of it recently. winning six of the last seven meetings dating back to 2011. That includes wins the last three times these teams have matched up. Last year, CSI took a one-sided 9-0 decision. SJC is 0-3 on the road this season, but they are coming off of their first win of the year, a 5-0 decision against Sarah Lawrence College. CSI is also coming in with a head of steam, winning three-straight after starting just 1-3. They are just 1-0 at home this season, so are happy to be on their home courts again today.