Smalley Wins Twice as Men’s Tennis Battles Brooklyn College

Smalley Wins Twice as Men’s Tennis Battles Brooklyn College

BROOKLYN, N.Y. — Junior Alec Smalley (Fresh Meadows, N.Y./St. Francis Prep) took a pair of convincing wins at singles and doubles and Denise Trerotola (Brooklyn, N.Y./St. Saviour) won in straight sets at singles but the St. Joseph's College (Brooklyn) men's tennis team dropped a 6-3 decision borough rivals Brooklyn College on Thursday afternoon at the Roosevelt Tennis Courts.

The Basics

  • Final Score: Brooklyn 6, St. Joseph's 3
  • Records: Brooklyn (4-6), St. Joseph's (1-7)
  • Location: Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Courts: Roosevelt Tennis Courts

SJC Highlights

  • Alec Smalley teamed up with Israel Bautista to post the first point of the day on the board taking their No. 3 doubles match at love, 8-0.
  • Matthew Smith and Denise Trerotola played a hard-fought match at No. 2 doubles, but fell 8-6 giving the Bulldogs a 2-1 lead headed into singles.
  • Trerotola dispatched Kevin Gryka in straight sets at No. 5 singles, 6-0, 6-0 for her second singles victory in three matches.
  • Smalley soon followed with a 6-2, 6-2 triumph at No. 4 singles that knotted the overall match at 3-3.

Next Up for St. Joseph's

  • The Bears host sibling rivals St. Joseph's (Long Island) on Saturday, April 22 at the USTA National Tennis Center at 1 p.m.