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Courtesy of Ramapo Athletics Communications
MAHWAH, N.J. – The Ramapo College men's tennis team defeated Regis (Mass.), 5-1, on Saturday in the 2018 GNAC Championship match-up on the Mahwah campus. With their sixth straight championship, the Roadrunners earn the conference's automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament.
The Roadrunners went up, 2-1 after doubles match-ups and with Willen Feygin taking first singles 6-3, 6-0, Mike Abelev taking third singles, 6-2, 6-3 and Cal Caccisquida earning a 6-2, 7-5 win at sixth singles, the Roadrunners would earn the 5-1 victory.
Ramapo now awaits news on its pairing in the NCAA Championship Tournament.
Feygin was named GNAC Tournament Most Valuable Player while Abelev and Cacciaquida were named to the All-Tournament team. For Regis, Luke Horton (Bass Harbor, Maine) and Johnny Pallotta (Bay Shore, N.Y.) were recognized as all-tournament team selections. Also earning 2018 All-Tournament recognition was JWU's Ryan Schiele and Rutgers-Newark's Brandon Davis.
|1. Willen Feygin (RCNJMT) def. Chris Harrow (REGIS-MT) 6-3, 6-0|
|2. Adam Patrovics (RCNJMT) vs. Luke Horton (REGIS-MT) unfinished|
|3. Mike Abelev (RCNJMT) def. Nolan Bebarta (REGIS-MT) 6-2, 6-3|
|4. Kevin Ilinets (RCNJMT) vs. Cam Charbonneau (REGIS-MT) unfinished|
|5. Brendan Hines (RCNJMT) def. Johnny Pallotta (REGIS-MT) unfinished|
|6. Cal Cacciaquida (RCNJMT) vs. Tim Miller (REGIS-MT) 6-2, 7-5|
|1. Willen Feygin/Adam Patrovics (RCNJMT) def. Chris Harrow/Luke Horton (REGIS-MT) 8-4|
|2. Mike Abelev/Kevin Ilinets (RCNJMT) def. Nolan Bebarta/Johnny Pallotta (REGIS-MT) 8-2|
|3. Kyle Dugat/Owen Pelissier (REGIS-MT) def. Brendan Hines/Cal Cacciaquida (RCNJMT) 9-7|
|Regis (Mass.) 14-6|
|Ramapo College 11-6|
2018 GNAC Men's Tennis Championship
Founded in 1995, the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) is an NCAA Division III association made up of 13 member institutions and over 3,000 student-athletes across the New England region. Each year, the GNAC sponsors and administers 20 championships, while balancing academic integrity, athletic opportunities and community involvement.
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