Philadelphia Edges Stonehill, 5-4

Junior Aaron Bergeron was a double-winner for the Skyhawks, picking up victories at fourth singles and second doubles. 

Bergeron is a double-winner to lead Skyhawks

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (March 14, 2011) – Philadelphia University, ranked fourth in the most recent ITA East Regional rankings, edged ninth-ranked Stonehill College, 5-4, in non-conference men's tennis action at Star Island Resort on Sunday night.

Junior Manoli Sqouros (Forest Hills, N.Y./Holy Cross) led Philadelphia as a double-winner, picking up wins at third singles and first doubles, teaming up with classmate Adrian Torroella-Cruz (Gainsville, Fla./Gainesville) for an 8-4 victory at first doubles. Junior Eric Guerrero (Lawrence, Mass./Central Catholic) clinched the win for the Rams with a 6-4, 6-2 win over Stonehill freshman Nick Hyzak (Guilford, Conn./Guilford) at fifth singles.

Junior Aaron Bergeron (Gorham, Maine/Gorham) was a double-winner for Stonehill, posting a 7-5, 6-0 win at fourth singles after teaming up with Hyzak for an 8-4 decision at No. 2 doubles. Senior Tim Fayed (Glastonbury, Conn./Glastonbury) cruised to a 6-1, 6-1 win over Torreolla-Cruz at first singles for the Skyhawks.

Philadelphia sophomore Kyle Burke (Wakefield, R.I./South Kingstown) defeated his older brother, senior Jonathan Burke (Wakefield, R.I./South Kingstown) of Stonehill, 6-3, 6-1 at No. 2 singles. Stonehill freshman Brett Armstrong (Manville, R.I./Mount Saint Charles Academy) won a back and forth battle at No. 6 singles against Rams senior Seppi Hutter (Bellevue, Wash./Bellevue), 6-4, 1-6, 6-4.

Stonehill (4-2, 1-1 NE-10) is right back in action today when it squares off against Saint Ambrose College in Orlando, Fla. Philadelphia (6-1, 0-0 CACC) faces the University of Indianapolis today at 11:30 a.m.

Philadelphia 5, Stonehill 4


1. Tim Fayed (STO) def. Adrian Torroella-Cruz (PHI), 6-1, 6-1

2. Kyle Burke (PHI) def. Jonathan Burke (STO), 6-3, 6-1

3. Manoli Sqouros (PHI) def. Chris Martin (STO), 6-4, 6-0

4. Aaron Bergeron (STO) def. Ryan Christopher (PHI) 7-5, 6-0

5. Eric Guerrero (PHI) def. Nick Hyzak (STO) 6-4, 6-2

6. Brett Armstrong (STO) def. Seppi Hutter (PHI) 6-4, 1-6, 6-4


1. Torroella-Cruz/Squoros (PHI) def. Fayed/Martin (STO) 8-4

2. Bergeron/Hyzak (STO) def. Burke/Christopher (PHI) 8-4

3. Hutter/Tom McAvoy (PHI) def. Burke/Armstrong (STO) 8-4


* - doubles matches played first

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