Stonehill Rolls Past Assumption, 9-0

Freshman Kyle Sutter posted a straight sets win in his first collegiate match today.  

Skyhawks extend win streak to four games without dropping a set

EASTON, Mass. (April 2, 2011) – Stonehill College, ranked ninth in the most recent ITA East Regional rankings, coasted to its fourth-straight win with a 9-0 victory over Assumption College in Northeast-10 Conference men's tennis action at Charles Watt Tennis Courts this afternoon.

Five Stonehill players were double-winners as it didn't drop a set in singles play after winning all three doubles matches. Senior Tim Fayed (Glastonbury, Conn./Glastonbury), ranked 12th in the ITA East Regional rankings, led the way for the Skyhawks as he cruised to a 6-1, 6-1 victory over Assumption senior Jimmy Mongello (Plymouth, Mass./Plymouth North) at No. 1 singles after combining with freshman Nicholas Hyzak (Guilford, Conn./Guilford) for an 8-1 triumph at first doubles. Hyzak was also a double-winner, notching a 6-2, 6-1 win over sophomore Patrick Murray (Cumberland, R.I./Cumberland) at No. 4 singles.

Senior Jonathan Burke (Wakefield, R.I./South Kingstown) was a double-winner for the Skyhawks, picking up a 6-4, 6-4 win at No. 2 singles, while teaming up with freshman Taylor Whitcomb (Round Top, N.Y./Cairo-Durham) at third doubles. Junior Aaron Bergeron (Gorham, Maine/Gorham) and freshman Brett Armstrong (Manville, R.I./Mount Saint Charles Academy) rounded out the double-winners for Stonehill as the duo opened with an 8-3 win at second doubles. Bergeron also posted a 6-1, 6-4 victory at No. 3 singles, while Armstrong won 6-3, 6-1 at No. 5. Freshman Kyle Sutter (Manhasset, N.Y./Manhasset) made his collegiate debut for Stonehill and posted a 6-1, 6-1 win at No. 6 singles.

Stonehill (9-4, 4-1 NE-10) returns to action tomorrow when it visits American International College for an NE-10 dual match at 1 p.m. The Skyhawks return home to host rival Bentley University on Wednesday at 3 p.m. Assumption (1-7, 1-5 NE-10) hosts Regis College tomorrow at noon.

Stonehill 9, Assumption 0

1. Tim Fayed (STO) def. Jimmy Mongello (ASM) 6-1, 6-1

2. Jonathan Burke (STO) def. Tariq Sheikh (ASM) 6-3, 6-4

3. Aaron Bergeron (STO) def. Matt Drolet (ASM) 6-1, 6-4

4. Nicholas Hyzak (STO) def. Pat Murray (ASM) 6-2, 6-1

5. Brett Armstrong (STO) def. Jayson Gallant (ASM) 6-3, 6-1

6. Kyle Sutter (STO) def. Jerry Reilly (ASM) 6-1, 6-1


1. Fayed/Hyzak (STO) def. Mongello/Drolet (ASM) 8-1

2. Bergeron/Armstrong (STO) def. Sheikh/Gallant (ASM) 8-3

3. Burke/Taylor Whitcomb (STO) def. Richard Jakiel/Nathan LaFond (ASM) 8-5

 * - doubles matches played first
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