Merrimack Claims First Men's Tennis Championship in School History

Merrimack Claims First Men's Tennis Championship in School History


For Immediate Release

April 21, 2012

Information provided by Merrimack Athletics Communications Staff

North Andover, Mass. - The Merrimack College men's tennis team captured their first-ever Northeast-10 Championship Saturday afternoon, defeating Bentley University 5-1 in the championship finals. 

With the win, the Warriors match a preogram-record with their 17th victory on the season, as they improve to 17-7 with the win.  Bentley falls to 15-6 with the loss.

Merrimack earns the Northeast-10 Conference's automatic bid to the NCAA Championship with the win.  They will be making their fifth-straight and fifth trip overall to the NCAA's when the field is announced on April 24th.

Merrimack held a 2-1 advantage after doubles play concluded and prevailed in three singles matches en route to the 5-1 championship win.  It's their first title in three championship finals appearances.

2012 Northeast-10 Men's Tennis All-Championship Team
Alex Spycher, Bentley
Lucas Wever, Bentley
Max Eppley, Merrimack
Sean Pahler, Merrimack
Chris Toegemann, Merrimack
Juan Arango-Campo, So. New Hampshire
Thomas Alaimo, Stonehill

Championship Most Outstanding Player: Sean Pahler, Merrimack