Albertus Magnus College
Men's Tennis Weekly Preview
Albertus Magnus College (1-3, 0-0)
Rutgers-Camden (1-4, 0-0)
April 8 • 1 p.m. • New Haven, Conn.
Albertus Magnus College (1-3)
April 9 • 11:15 a.m. • Bronx, N.Y.
A NEW WEEK
The Albertus Magnus College men's tennis team opens up GNAC play this week with a home contest against Rutgers-Camden on Saturday afternoon at 1 p.m. Then, the Falcons will travel to New York on Sunday to take on non-conference opponent Lehmanat 11:15 a.m.
LAST WEEK RECAP
MATCH 1: Albertus Magnus 7 | College of New Rochelle 2 – RECAP/BOX SCORE
MATCH 2: Lesley 7 | Albertus Magnus 2 – RECAP/BOX SCORE
MATCH 3: John Jay 6 | Albertus Magnus 3 – RECAP/BOX SCORE
ALL-TIME VS. RUTGERS-CAMDEN
Rutgers-Camden and Albertus Magnus are tied 1-1 in the all-time series.
LAST TIME VS. RUTGERS-CAMDEN
FINAL SCORE: Rutgers-Camden 9 | Albertus Magnus 0 - RECAP/BOX SCORE
ALL-TIME VS. LEHMAN
This will be the first meeting between Albertus Magnus and Lehman College.
CONSTANTINIDI REMAINS UNBEATEN
In No. 2 singles, Daniel Constantinidi (North Branford, Conn.) remains undefeated with a 4-0 record.
- 11-13 in singles
- winning percentage of .458.
- 2-2 in No. 1 and No. 6 singles
- 4-0 in No. 2 singles
- 1-3 in No. 3, No. 4 and No. 5 singles
- 4-8 in doubles
- winning percentage of .333
- 2-2 in No. 1 doubles
- 1-3 in No. 2 and No. 3 doubles
FALCONS TABBED FOURTH IN PRESEASON POLL
The Albertus Magnus College men's tennis team was picked to finish fourth in the South Division in the 2017 Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Preseason Poll.
The Falcons, who are coming off a record of 7-4 last year, earned eight points to finish seven points behind third-place Rutgers-Newark. Rutgers-Camden finished second on the South side with 19 points while Ramapo received all seven first-place votes to land at the top spot in the South Division with 28 points.
LAST SEASON RECAP
- The Falcons ended the year with a 7-4 overall record and just missed qualifying for the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Tournament with a 0-3 mark in league action.
- Head Coach Bob Migliorini guided AMC to the second-most wins in school history.
- During the year, the Falcons posted a 3-1 record at home and shutout victories versus York and Mitchell.
YEAR END HONORS
- The Falcons landed Pete Zacharias (North Haven, Conn.) on the first team and freshman Steven Woodfield (Naugatuck, Conn.) on the second team in singles.
- For the first time in program history, Albertus Magnus also had a major award winner with Woodfield being tabbed as the GNAC Rookie of the Year.
- Senior Ahmed Abdulateef (Hamden, Conn.) represented the squad on the GNAC All-Sportsmanship Team.
MEN'S TENNIS WINS THIRD STRAIGHT SISTER CHARLES MARIE BRANTL O.P. AWARD
For the third consecutive year, the Albertus Magnus College men's tennis team has won the Sister Charles Marie Brantl O.P. Award. The Sister Charles Marie Brantl, O.P. Award is presented to the Albertus Magnus varsity team with the highest cumulative Grade Point Average from the previous academic year. The team had a 3.39 cumulative GPA for the 2015-16 academic year and saw three student-athletes receive Dean's List recognition.
The Falcons return to action next week against Rutgers-Newark, Ramapo and York (N.Y.).