Stonehill Coasts Past Saint Michael’s, 9-0

Senior Jonathan Burke was among the double-winners for the Skyhawks this afternoon. 

All six Skyhawks double-winners in return to NE-10 play

EASTON, Mass. (March 26, 2011) – Stonehill College, ranked ninth in the most recent ITA East Regional rankings, posted a 9-0 victory over Saint Michael's College in its first Northeast-10 Conference men's tennis matchup of the spring semester.

Senior Tim Fayed (Glastonbury, Conn./Glastonbury), ranked 13th in the ITA East Regional rankings, led the way for Stonehill as all six Skyhawks were double-winners in the match. He posted a 6-2, 6-0 victory over Saint Michael's freshman Nick Bosco (Glastonbury, Conn./East Catholic) at No. 1 singles after teaming up with sophomore Chris Martin (Darien, Conn./Darien) for an 8-4 win at first doubles. Martin posted a 6-1, 6-0 win at No. 3 singles over sophomore Kenny Vassallo (Wilmington, Mass./Wilmington).

Senior Jonathan Burke (Wakefield, R.I./South Kingstown) notched a 6-2, 7-5 win at No. 2 singles for Stonehill over sophomore Eric Parziale (Pinehurst, N.C./Pinecrest). Burke also combined with freshman Brett Armstrong (Manville, R.I./Mount Saint Charles Academy) for an 8-2 decision at third doubles. Armstrong also cruised to a 6-1, 6-0 win at sixth singles.

Junior Aaron Bergeron (Gorham, Maine/Gorham) and freshman Nick Hyzak (Guilford, Conn./Guilford) rounded out the double-winners for the Skyhawks, teaming up for an 8-4 win at second doubles. Bergeron also picked up a 6-1, 6-2 win at fourth singles, while Hyzak won at fifth singles, 6-0, 6-0.

Stonehill (6-4, 2-1 NE-10) is right back in action tomorrow when it hosts New York Institute of Technology for a non-conference dual match at Charles Watt Tennis Courts at 3 p.m. Saint Michael's (1-4, 1-4 NE-10) hosts Southern New Hampshire University for an NE-10 match on Tuesday at 3:30 p.m.

Stonehill 9, Saint Michael's 0


1. Tim Fayed (STO) def. Nick Bosco (STM) 6-2, 6-0

2. Jonathan Burke (STO) def. Eric Parziale (STM) 6-2, 7-5

3. Chris Martin (STO) def. Kenny Vassallo (STM) 6-1, 6-0

4. Aaron Bergeron (STO) def. Brian Healey (STM) 6-1, 6-2

5. Nicholas Hyzak (STO) def. Sam Cieplicki (STM) 6-0, 6-0

6. Brett Armstrong (STO) def. Ryan Magee (STM) 6-1, 6-0


1. Fayed/Martin (STO) def. Bosco/ Magee (STM) 8-4

2. Bergeron/Hyzak (STO) def. Parziale/Tom Brahm (STM) 8-4

3. Burke/Armstrong (STO) def. Vassallo/Chris Moskal (STM) 8-2


* - doubles matches played first

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