Olean, N.Y. – The Pitt-Bradford men’s tennis team secured
its first sweep of the season on Thursday, March 20, when it defeated the Keuka
Storm, 9-0, and grabbed its first win in dominating fashion.
Pitt-Bradford (1-1) began the match with the doubles portion
of the contest. Senior Allan Miller and freshman Konstantin Teverovskiy
defeated the Storm’s top pair with an 8-0 victory. Junior Ian Vaughan senior
Travis Scida posted a second-straight shutout victory with an 8-0 win over the
Junior Dylan Nuzzo and freshman Jordan Dugan wrapped up the
sweep of the doubles match with an 8-1 victory over the Storm.
With the doubles match completed, the two teams moved to the
singles contest. Teverovskiy got the win in the first game, defeating Justin
Fries 7-5, 6-3. Scida took game two by a score of 6-0, 6-3 over Julian Diaz.
The two victories to begin singles assured the Panthers a
victory over Keuka. But with four players still playing, Pitt-Bradford was
eyeing the sweep.
Vaughan locked up the win in game three with a 6-1, 6-0
victory. Miller won game four 6-1, 6-2. With two games remaining the Panthers
were poised to finish strong.
Dugan took game five 6-0, 6-1 and Nuzzo’s victory gave the
Panthers what they had hoped for with a 6-0, 6-0 win and the sweep of the
Pitt-Bradford returns to the courts on Saturday, March 22,
when conference-foe Mount Aloysius comes to Bradford for an 11 a.m. match.