Mount St. Mary's 7 Rider 0

Courtesy: Rider Sports Information
Release: October 21, 2012
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Marly Roche
Courtesy: Brian David Solomon (Rider University)

College Tennis
Men: Mount St. Mary's 7   Rider University 0
Women: Mount St. Mary's 7 Rider University 0

EMMITSBURG, Md.--Both the Rider men's and women's tennis teams were swept 7-0 by Mount St. Mary's Sunday afternoon.

With the loss, the Rider men fell to 2-6 and the women are now 1-8 overall.

"It was a tough match," said head coach Ed Torres.  "Mount St. Mary's had a very experienced team and used that experience to make fewer errors."

For the Rider men, junior Rollie Malfitano (Wenonah/Gloucester Catholic) won five games at number one singles before losing 6-3, 6-2. At number two singles, senior Drew Laverty (Mount Royal/Kingsway Regional) also won five games, before being defeated 6-2, 6-3.

For the Rider women, senior Marly Roche (Sussex/High Point Regional) won five games at number one singles before losing 7-5, 6-0.

Both the Rider men and women will travel to Drexel on Tuesday for a makeup match against the Dragons.


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