In its season opener at Salem State College, the men's tennis team
lived up to its No. 6 ranking in the East and Top 20 placement in the
country. The Bobcats defeated the Vikings 7-0, dropping just 15 games in
the nine scoring matches. Senior Jeff Poleshek, ranked sixth in the East
and 33rd nationally won the No. 1 match in a walk-over, while senior
captain Mark Erelli, who is 21st in the East, sophomore Lonnie Klein and
first-year player Brian Kend each defeated their opponent 6-1, 6-0.