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No. 70 Red Storm Tops Binghamton, 5-2

Freshman Robert Livi clinched the match with a three-set win at fourth singles.
Freshman Robert Livi clinched the match with a three-set win at fourth singles.

April 10, 2014

Final Stats

BINGHAMTON, N.Y. – No. 70 St. John’s claimed the doubles point for the sixth-consecutive match and won four of six duals in singles as the Red Storm defeated Binghamton, 5-2, on Thursday afternoon. SJU moves to 12-7 overall on the season with the win over the Bearcats.   

Sophomore R.J. Del Nunzio and junior Erick Reyes, the No. 77 duo in the nation, clinched the point and gave the Red Storm the early advantage in the match with an 8-6 win at the top doubles slot.

St. John’s continued the momentum in singles as Reyes won his match second singles in straight sets, 6-3, 6-1, and sophomore Vaidik Munshaw topped Binghamton’s Alexander Maisin, 6-3, 7-5, at the No.3 slot to give the Red Storm a 3-0 lead in the match. The Bearcats took the match at court six before freshman Robert Livi clinched the match at fourth singles with a 6-4, 4-6, 6-4 victory.  

St. John’s will be back in action on Sunday, April 13 when the Red Storm takes on Niagara at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center at 9 a.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.




#70 St. John's 5, Binghamton 2

Singles competition

1. R.J. Del Nunzio (SJU) def. Sid Hazarika (BING) 7-5, 2-6, 7-5

2. Erick Reyes (SJU) def. Robin Lesage (BING) 6-3, 6-1

3. Vaidik Munshaw (SJU) def. Alexander Maisin (BING) 6-3, 7-5

4. Robert Livi (SJU) def. Eliott Hureau (BING) 6-4, 4-6, 6-4

5. Ismael Dinia (BING) def. Freddy Ruiz Acevedo (SJU) 7-5, 6-2

6. Florian van Kann (BING) def. Gary Kushnirovich (SJU) 7-5, 6-0

Doubles competition

1. #77 R.J. Del Nunzio/Erick Reyes (SJU) def. Alexander Maisin/Aswin Nambi (BING) 8-6

2. Robert Livi/Michael-John Every (SJU) def. Eliott Hureau/Janik Burri (BING) 8-1

3. Sid Hazarika/Ismael Dinia (BING) vs. #58 Vaidik Munshaw/Freddy Ruiz Acevedo (SJU) 7-5, unfinished

Match Notes:

St. John's 12-7, 2-0 BIG EAST; National ranking #70

Binghamton 11-10

Order of finish: Doubles (2,1); Singles (2,3,6,5,4,1)


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