The College of Staten Island is riding a hot streak, winning four matches in a row, including their first two within the CUNYAC, and they are looking to keep it moving with a road test at York College at 12 Noon today as they get to the midway point of the season.
CSI vs. YORK COLLEGE
Matchup: College of Staten Island (4-1, 2-0 CUNYAC) vs. York College (0-5, 0-2 CUNYAC)
Where: York Tennis Courts – 94-20 Guy R. Brewer Boulevard, Jamaica, NY
All-Time Series: CSI leads, 30-7
Last Meeting: April 21, 2018 – CSI won 7-2
Players to Watch (CSI): The Dolphins are being led bu the Singles play of both Raymond Hwang and Alex Tsui, as they are both 4-1 this season. Hwang has won three of his matches at his natural No. 3 position, where he is 3-0 this season. Tsui is a perfect 4-0 at his natural No. 4 position. Lesly DeCastro, playing a majority of the time at No. 5 is 3-2 overall this season. In Doubles, CSI is 4-1 in the top-spot with Ivi Selenica joining forces with Tsui. Matthew Vesci and Tao Lin have a 4-1 record as well playing in the No. 2 poistion.
Players to Watch (YC): YC has a lone win this season in their flights and that came from Tanvir Hossain in the No. 3 position, posting a 1-3 record overall in that spot. Adrian Tam is the No. 1 player and is looking for a good start today in the pole position. Tam has also been pairing with Ralph Ramos to play as the No. 1 Doubles unit.
News & Notes: CSI holds an all-time lead over York in the series, 30-7, and have now won 12 in a row in the series dating back to 2007. That run includes a seven-game win streak against York at home, where they are also 15-3 against York all-time. York has started their season having lost their first five matches and their losing skid is now at six dating back to last season. CSI, meanwhile, has won four-straight after losing their season-opener to Yeshiva University.