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AU men’s tennis team shuts out Utica, evens conference record

OLEAN, NY -- The Alfred University men’s tennis team evened its Empire 8 Conference record at 3-3 with a 9-0 victory over visiting Utica College in matches played Sunday afternoon at St. Bonaventure University’s indoor courts.

AU (10-6, 3-3 Empire 8) got singles wins from senior Nick Schneider (Liverpool, NY/Liverpool), 6-2, 6-1 in first singles; senior Nathan Garletts (Havertown, PA/Haverford), 6-0, 6-0 in second singles; senior Nathan Kucko (Bonghamton, NY/Chenango Forks), 5-7, 6-2, 1-0 in third singles; junior Stefan Nonnenmann (New Providence, NJ/New Providence), 6-4, 6-1 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.

AU took all three doubles matches. Schneider and Nonnenmann won first doubles, 8-2; Kucko and Graham won second doubles, 8-2; and Garletts and Benoit took third doubles, 8-3.

The Saxons are in action next on Wednesday, April 18, at 4 p.m. at home against Nazareth in the Saxons final Empire 8 match of the season.