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Thomas O'Brien teamed with Kelly Donaldson to score the Wildcats only victory of the match.

 
Thomas O'Brien teamed with Kelly Donaldson to score the Wildcats only victory of the match.
 

April 2, 2014

West Long Branch, N.J. - After posting back-to-back victories in its last two matches, the Villanova men's tennis team (2-13) traveled to West Long Branch, N.J. where Monmouth (7-6) defeated the Wildcats 7-0 Wednesday afternoon at the Outdoor Tennis Complex in West Long Branch, N.J.

Kelly Donaldson (Broomfield, Colo.) and Thomas O'Brien (Branford, Conn.) tied the doubles series at 1-1 when they knocked off Victor Pugliese and Christian Vieira, 8-4, at the No. 1 slot. However, Monmouth claimed a one point lead shortly after as Michael Rosengren (Sharon, Mass.) and Matt Colonnese (Marietta, Ga.) fell 8-4 to Przemyslaw Filipek and Bee Kumthonkittikul at the No. 3 flight.

The Hawks went on to sweep each singles flight to clinch their third shutout of the season.

Pugliese made it seven wins for Monmouth after he took down O'Brien, 6-4, 6-0 at the top singles position.

The Wildcats will return home on Sunday when they are set to take on old foe Connecticut (6-9) as part of Villanova Athletics Student-Athletes Week sponsored by SAAC. First serve is set for 11 a.m.

Below is a look at the complete results of Wednesday's dual match:

Monmouth 7, Villanova 0 - April 2 - Outdoor Tennis Complex - West Long Branch, N.J.

Doubles (Monmouth clinched doubles point):
1. Donaldson, Kelly/O'Brien, Thomas (NOVA) def. Pugliese, Victor/Vieira, Christian (MU) 8-4
2. Bekhiet, Ramy/Marcinkowski, Freddy (MU) def. Abbracciamento, Tim/Noyes, Bradley (NOVA) 8-3
3. Filipek, Przemyslaw/Kumthonkittikul, Bee (MU) def. Rosengren, Michael/Colonnese, Matt (NOVA) 8-4
Doubles Order of Finish: 2, 1, 3

 

 

Singles:
1. Pugliese, Victor (MU) def. O'Brien, Thomas (NOVA) 6-4, 6-0
2. Filipek, Przemyslaw (MU) def. Miller, Mark (NOVA) 6-1, 6-4
3. Kumthonkittikul, Bee (MU) def. Donaldson, Kelly (NOVA) 6-0, 6-3
4. Marcinkowski, Freddy (MU) def. Peyton, Ryan (NOVA) 6-2, 6-2
5. Adamus, Luke (MU) def. Abbracciamento, Tim (NOVA) 6-1, 3-6, 12-10
6. Vieira, Christian (MU) def. Rosengren, Michael (NOVA) 6-3, 6-4
Singles Order of Finish: 2, 4, 1, 6, 3, 5
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