KINGS POINT, NY – — The SUNY New Paltz tennis team won its third straight match and improved to 3-2 on the year with a convincing 7-0 win over Kings Point this afternoon.
The Hawks posted straight set wins from the top three singles positions. Bobby Calise won a thrilling tie breaker 16-14 in the third game at number four singles for New Paltz.
Brian Palmenteri was a straight set winner at number five singles and Josh Greenspan recovered from a 5-6 loss in the first set to win the next two, 6-1, 6-0.
Kings Point dropped to 1-8 with the loss.
Singles #1 Tiberu Tiran (NP) defeatd Todd Stallings (KP) 6-3, 6-3. #2 Brad Breakstone (NP) defeated Randy Reed (KP) 6-0, 6-2. #3 Nick Finger (NP) defeated Ben Hales (KP) 6-3, 6-1. #4 Bobby Calise (NP) defeated Brantley Rushing (KP) 4-6, 6-1, 16-14. #5 Brian Palmenteri (NP) defeated Daniel Tripp (KP) 6-2, 6-2. #6 Josh Greenspan (NP) defeated Aaron Lewis (KP) 5-6, 6-1, 6-0.
Doubles #1 Tiran/Breakstone (NP) defeated Hales/Stallings (KP) 8-6. #2 Finger/Calise (NP) defeated Tripp/Christopher Chan Chow (KP) 8-0. #3 Brian Palmenteri/Jason Letts (NP) defeated Sang Yi/Hannah Kim 8-2.