Stonehill Blanks Saint Anselm in Home Finale

Senior Jonathan Burke was a double-winner for the Skyhawks in his final regular season home match, picking up wins at first singles and third doubles. 

Burke leads double-winners in final regular season home match

EASTON, Mass. (April 16, 2011) – Stonehill College, ranked ninth in the most recent ITA East Regional rankings, cruised to a 9-0 victory over Saint Anselm College in Northeast-10 Conference men's tennis action at Charles Watt Tennis Courts this afternoon.

Senior Jonathan Burke (Wakefield, R.I./South Kingstown) led the double-winners for Stonehill in his final regular season home match as he stepped up in flight for a 6-1, 6-3 win over Saint Anselm junior Alex Schultheis (Cranston, R.I./Bishop Hendricken) at No. 1 singles. He also combined with freshman Brett Armstrong (Manville, R.I./Mount Saint Charles Academy) for an 8-1 win at third doubles. Armstrong was also a double-winner by adding a 6-3, 6-1 win at No. 4 singles over Hawks sophomore Michael Hanna (Southborough, Mass./Algonquin Regional).

Junior Aaron Bergeron (Gorham, Maine/Gorham) and freshman Nick Hyzak (Guilford, Conn./Guilford) rounded out the double-winners for the Skyhawks. Bergeron claimed a 6-4, 6-4 win at No. 2 singles after combining with sophomore Chris Martin (Darien, Conn./Darien) for an 8-1 win at second doubles. Hyzak and senior Tim Fayed (Glastonbury, Conn./Glastonbury) notched an 8-3 win at first doubles before Hyzak added a 6-0, 6-1 win at third singles.

Stonehill (12-7, 7-4 NE-10), seeded fifth for the upcoming NE-10 Tournament, will visits fourth-seeded Adelphi University in a quarterfinal round match on Tuesday at 2 p.m. Saint Anselm sees its season come to a close at 2-9 overall and in NE-10 play.

Stonehill 9, Saint Anselm 0

1. Jonathan Burke (STO) def. Alex Schultheis (STA) 6-1, 6-3

2. Aaron Bergeron (STO) def. Joseph Zucchi (STA) 6-4, 6-4

3. Nicholas Hyzak (STO) def. William Condon (STA) 6-0, 6-1

4. Brett Armstrong (STO) def. Michael Hanna (STA) 6-3, 6-1

5. Kyle Sutter (STO) def. Liam Concannon (STA) 6-1, 6-1

6. Taylor Whitcomb (STO) def. Kevin Greene (STA) 6-1, 6-0


1. Tim Fayed/Hyzak (STO) def. Zucchi/Condon (STA) 8-3

2. Bergeron/Chris Martin (STO) def. Schultheis/Greene (STA) 8-1

3. Burke/Armstrong (STO) def. Hanna/Concannon (STA) 8-1


* - doubles matches played first

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