Men’s Tennis Maintains Landmark Record

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The Drew University men’s tennis team kept its perfect Landmark Conference record intact by earning a 8-1 victory over the University of Scranton at the Drew Tennis Complex Wednesday, April 13.

In a rematch of last year’s Landmark Conference championship pairing, the Rangers swept the doubles points before capturing five of six singles matches. With the win, Drew pushed its regular-season winning streak versus conference opponents to 14 and has now won 17 straight matchups overall versus Landmark opponents. In addition, the Rangers stretched their home winning streak to 21. All three streaks date back to the 2018-19 season.

Courtesy of Drew University Athletics Department.

Dan Blumenthal (‘22), Santo Carroccia (‘24), John Dickey (‘22) and Jack Polvere (‘24) each finished 2-0 on the day for Drew (13-3, 5-0 LC). In doubles play, Avi Perera (‘23) and Bret Schuler (‘22) captured an 8-1 victory at No. 1, improving to 5-0 in conference action, while Dickey and Polvere teamed up for an 8-6 win at No. 2. Blumenthal and Carroccia notched an 8-2 triumph at No. 3. The Rangers went on to capture all five of its singles wins in straight sets, including a 6-4, 6-3 victory at No. 2 by Blumenthal. Carroccia pulled out a 6-4, 7-6 (7-4) win at No. 3 while Leo Ambrogio (‘23) (6-4, 6-1), Polvere (6-2, 6-3) and Dickey (6-1, 6-0) prevailed at No. 4-6.

Drew’s men’s tennis team is back in action on Thursday, April 14 when it visits Saint Elizabeth University at 3 p.m.

The Drew University women’s tennis team ran its winning streak to five matches with a 7-2 Landmark Conference victory at Susquehanna University on Sunday, April 10. The Rangers, on their longest winning streak since the 2016-17 season, are now 7-8 on the season but 4-0 in Landmark Conference action.

Drew opened by winning two of three doubles matches to gain a 2-1 lead. Melina Christodoulou (‘24) and Mary Kalorin (‘25) won 8-4 at No. 1 while Courtney Bresler (‘25) and Danielle DelRosso (‘23) pulled out an 8-7 (7-2) tiebreaker at No. 3.

Christodoulou, Kalorin and DelRosso went on to earn a second victory with their singles wins. Christodoulou prevailed 6-4, 2-6, 6-1 while Kalorin (6-2, 6-2) and DelRosso (6-4, 6-2) each won in straight sets. Additional victories were turned in by Sanne Bloemendaal (‘23) at No. 3 (6-3, 6-4) and Kate Gangi (‘22) at No. 6 (6-4, 7-5).

The Rangers pick up their schedule on Wednesday, April 20 when they host the University of Scranton at 4 p.m. in a Landmark Conference matchup.

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