Stonehill Wraps Up Play at USTA/ITA East Regional

Junior Aaron Bergeron reached the round of 16 in the B-singles bracket and teamed up with sophomore Chris Martin to reach the B-doubles semifinals.

Bergeron/Martin reach B-doubles semifinals,
Hyzak advances to B-singles quarterfinal round

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. (September 20, 2010) – The Stonehill College men's tennis team wrapped up its action at the 2010 USTA/ITA Division II East Regional, hosted by Chestnut Hill College and Philadelphia University.

Stonehill's doubles pairing of junior Aaron Bergeron (Gorham, Maine/Gorham) and sophomore Chris Martin (Darien, Conn./Darien) advanced to the semifinal round of the B-doubles bracket, while freshman Nicholas Hyzak (Caldwell, N.J./Guilford) reached the B-singles quarterfinals to highlight the Skyhawks entries. In the A-singles bracket, senior Tim Fayed (Glastonbury, Conn./Glastonbury) was topped by Concordia (N.Y.) College's Felix Missal in the round of 16.

Bergeron and Martin reached the semifinals by defeating Andy Gleason and Joe Persia from Le Moyne College in the quarterfinals. The Skyhawk tandem was eliminated by Sean Pahler and Petar Golijanin from Merrimack in the semis, 8-5.

Hyzak was defeated by Bentley's Andrew Waddington, 8-4, in the quarterfinal round after defeating Karlon Bernard from the University of District of Columbia, 8-1, in the round of 32 and then Robby Sheuing from Queens (N.Y.) College in the round of 16.

Martin retired his round of 16 match with Alex Mukdaprokorn from Southern New Hampshire University after topping Pat Joson from Chestnut Hill in the previous round, 9-7. Bergeron fell to Miguel Uzcategui in the round of 16, 8-1, after advancing past Merrimack's Tim McHugh, 8-5 in the previous round. Junior Jonathan Burke (Wakefield, R.I./South Kingstown) was topped in the round of 32 of the B-singles draw by Gleason.

Stonehill (1-0, 0-0 NE-10) is back in action on Tuesday evening when it hosts Franklin Pierce University for its Northeast-10 Conference opener at Charles Watt Tennis Courts at 6 p.m.

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