NORTHRIDGE, Calif. – The Salisbury University men's tennis team opened its spring break trip to California with a 7-2 win against Nichols College, snapping a three-match skid in the process.
The Sea Gulls (6-3) were able to sweep the three doubles contests to open the day with an 8-2 win from senior Kelson Weber and junior Matthew Ryan at No. 3 to go with an 8-3 win at No. 1 by juniors Ian Siew and Colt Williamson. The third point in doubles came from juniors Patrick MacLean and Alec Angradi, who won 8-5 at No. 2.
Salisbury picked up four more points in singles play, getting all four in straight sets. Weber earned a 6-1, 6-0 win at No. 5 while MacLean picked up a 6-2, 6-0 win at No. 6. The other two points came from Angradi and Williamson. Angradi won 6-2, 6-2 at No. 1 while Williamson came out with a 6-4, 6-2 win at No. 3.
Siew went to a third set, but fell 7-5, 4-6, 10-3 at No. 2. Sophomore Stefan Hein dropped a 6-4, 6-1 decision at No. 4.
The Sea Gulls continue play on Monday, March 18 at Occidental College, beginning at 7 p.m., eastern time.