Men’s Tennis: After earning 7-0 wins over Niagara, Fairfield, and Siena, the men’s tennis team swept their fourth straight opponent, defeating Stony Brook on Sunday, Apr. 5. Sophomore Nicola Pipoli earned the No. 1 singles win by a score of 6-4, 4-6, 6-4, and senior Przemyslaw Filipek earned the come from behind 2-6, 6-4, 6-2 win at No. 2 singles. Junior Ale Gomez Estrada also went to a third set, ultimately defeating Stony Brook 6-3, 0-6, 6-3. Monmouth earned two wins during the doubles portion, including the duos of Filipek and Gomez and senior Christian Vieira and freshman Vikrant Dahiya. Monmouth will host Hofstra on Friday, Apr. 14 for a 2 p.m. start. They will then travel to State College, PA to take on Penn State on Sunday, April 16 at a time to be announced.
All weekend, the Hawks have been competing as the top seed in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) Tournament in Orlando, FL. For the first time in University history, the Hawks became MAAC Champions when they defeated the Fairfield University Stags on Monday, Nov. 4.
As the fall sports are coming to an end, they are also preparing for the biggest stages of their seasons thus far and MU’s cross country team is no exception. These past, as well as upcoming, weeks provide many challenges for both the men and women’s teams as they have had to deal with minimal preparation for their meets due to Hurricane Sandy.