Glastonbury, Conn., native caps fall season with tenth career weekly honor
Fayed, who earns the honors for the tenth time over his career, captured the No. 1-flight singles championship at this weekend's Stonehill Invitational to lead the Skyhawks to a second-place team finish at the event. He won all three matches over the two day event, capped by a 6-1, 6-7 (7-9), 10-4 win over Max Eppley of Merrimack College in the final. Fayed opened the weekend with a 6-7 (6-8), 6-3, 10-4 win over Wheaton College's Neall Oliver in the quarterfinals before topping Curry College's Greg Kirschner, 6-3, 6-1, in the semifinals.
Fayed has posted a 10-6 combined singles and doubles record so far during the fall season. He is 7-3 this season in singles play, posting a 3-2 mark in dual matches at first singles, including a 1-1 clip in NE-10 play, while he and freshman Nick Hyzak (Guilford, Conn./Guilford) have combined to post a 3-3 mark in doubles play, going 3-2 in dual matches (1-1 NE-10).
Fayed, the 2009 NE-10 Player of the Year, has posted a career singles record of 54-13 at Stonehill, including a 26-4 record in NE-10 matches. He has also compiled a 53-19 doubles mark, featuring a 25-4 record against NE-10 competition. Fayed is a three-time All-Northeast-10 performer in both singles and doubles, earning first team honors at singles as a sophomore when he was NE-10 Player of the Year with a perfect 10-0 clip in NE-10 matches, and he has earned first team All-Conference doubles honors as a freshman and sophomore.
Stonehill has completed its fall schedule and will carry a 4-1 overall record, 1-1 NE-10, into the spring season.