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AU men’s tennis team edges visiting Hartwick

ALFRED, NY -- The Alfred University men’s tennis team earned beat visiting Hartwick College, 5-4, in an Empire 8 Conference match Saturday afternoon.

The teams split six singles matches and AU (9-6, 2-3 Empire 8) won two of three doubles matches to pull out the victory.

AU got singles wins from junior Stefan Nonnenmann (New Providence, NJ/New Providence), 6-1, 6-0 in fourth singles; sophomore Peter Benoit (Gasport, NY/Barker), 6-0, 6-2 in fifth singles; and freshman Michael Graham (Elmira, NY/Southside), 6-0, 6-1 in sixth singles.

Senior Nick Schneider (Liverpool, NY/Liverpool) and Nonnenmann won first doubles, 8-6, and senior Nathan Garletts (Havertown, PA/Haverford) and Benoit won third doubles, 8-1.

The Saxons are in action next on Sunday, April 15, at 1 p.m. at home against Empire 8 foe Utica.