#Seawolves top Temple, Lehigh
Feb. 22, 2014
Bethlehem, Pa. -
The Stony Brook men's tennis team completed a perfect weekend with wins over Temple and Lehigh. The Seawolves beat Temple, 6-1, edged Lehigh, 4-3 and are 3-1 heading into their next match at Princeton.
Freshman Alexandre Felisa (Boulogne, France) and Raphael Termat (Nice, France) helped Stony Brook dominate singles with a pair of victories at No. 1 and No. 2 singles. Termat's victory clinched the match, while Felisa's efficiency buoyed Stony Brook.
Stony Brook also won at No. 4, 5 and 6 singles against Temple.
The Seawolves lost the doubles point to Lehigh, but were tough in singles. Along with Felisa and Termat's singles wins, Morales and freshman Tyler Hoffman (Sayville, N.Y.) showed toughness with wins at No. 4 and 5. Hoffman's victory clinched the match against the Mountain Hawks.
Next Saturday's match at Princeton is scheduled for 4 p.m.
Stony Brook 6, Temple 1
Stony Brook 4, Lehigh 3
1. Gilman/Kochman (LU) def. Locatelli/Morales (SBU) 8-3
2. Chernykh/Hansen (LU) leading Felisa/Termat (SBU) 5-3 (DNF)
3. Petersen/Bogard (LU) def. Hoffman/Stone (SBU) 8-2