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No. 74 St. John's Falls To No. 38 Cornell, 7-0

Sophomore R.J. Del Nunzio and the Red Storm will be back in action on Wednesday.
Sophomore R.J. Del Nunzio and the Red Storm will be back in action on Wednesday.

March 23, 2014

Final Stats

ITHACA, N.Y. – The No. 74 St. John’s men’s tennis team’s four-match winning streak was snapped at the hands of No. 38 Cornell, 7-0, on Saturday afternoon in Ithaca, N.Y. The loss puts the Red Storm at 8-5 overall on the season. 

Sophomore R.J. Del Nunzio went toe-to-toe with the Big Red’s Stefan Vinti, ranked No. 121 in the ITA singles rankings, but ultimately fell in a third set super tiebreaker, 10-7. Clasmate Vaidik Munshaw also put up a fight at the No. 4 singles slot where he claimed the first set but dropped the final two, 6-3, 6-0.

SJU will be back in action on Wednesday, March 26 when the Red Storm travels to the City of Brotherly Love to take on Penn at 4 p.m. To keep up with the St. John’s men’s tennis team this season, follow the team on Facebook and Twitter. Use the hashtag #SJUMT to join the conversation.


No. 38 Cornell  7, No. 74 St. John’s 0

Singles competition

1. Sam Fleck (COR) def. Erick Reyes (SJU) 6-1, 6-0



2. Stefan Vinti (COR) def. R.J. Del Nunzio (SJU) 3-6, 7-6, 10-7

3. Bernardo Casares (COR) def. Lucas Hejhal (SJU) 6-2, 7-6

4. Alex Sidney (COR) def. Vaidik Munshaw (SJU) 2-6, 6-3, 6-0

5. Chris Vrabel (COR) def. Robert Livi (SJU) 6-3, 7-6

6. Jason Luu (COR) def. Gary Kushnirovich (SJU) 6-3, 6-4

Doubles competition

1. Sam Fleck/Chris Vrabel (COR) def. Lucas Hejhal/Vaidik Munshaw (SJU) 8-1

2. Jason Luu/Quoc Nguyen (COR) def. R.J. Del Nunzio/Erick Reyes (SJU) 8-5

3. Bernardo Casares/Stefan Vint (COR) vs. Michael-John Every/Robert Livi (SJU) unfinished

Match Notes:

St. John's 8-5; National ranking #74

Cornell 10-4; National ranking #38


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