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Release: September 24, 2012
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PHILADELPHIA, Pa. - The Monmouth University men's tennis squad wrapped up competition at the Saint Joseph's Fall Invitational, capturing five victories throughout the weekend.  Sophomore Freddy Marcinkowski (Sparta, N.J./Sparta) took home a singles win, while also pairing with rookie Ramy Bekhiet (Robbinsville, N.J./Robbinsville) to capture a doubles victory.

In the singles Flight 1 bracket, Marcinkowski downed La Salle's De'Sean Fenneli, 6-3, 3-6, 10-4, to advance to face Delaware's Troy Beneck, who ultimately defeated him, 6-2, 6-3.   In the singles Flight 2 consolations, rookie Brant Switzler (Stockton, N.J./Hunterdon Central) advanced past Lafeyette's Will Mercorella, while classmate Eric Pierce (Barrington, R.I./Barrington) downed Drexel's Danny Talone, 6-1, 4-6, 10-7 in the Flight 3 consolation bracket.

In doubles play, the tandem of Switzler and Jason Prezant (Montvale, N.J./Pascack Hills) cruised past La Salle's Dale Fetterman and Thomas MacLeod, 8-3.

Monmouth continues its fall slate on October 5-7 as it takes part in the Columbia Invitational.

Singles competition
     MARCINKOWSKI, FREDDY (Monmouth) def. FENNELl, De'Sean (LaSalle) 6-3, 3-6, 10-4
     BENECK, Troy (Delaware) def. MARCINKOWSKI, FREDDY (Monmouth) 6-2, 6-3
     GELMAN, Nolan (Delaware) def. BEKHIET, Ramy (Monmouth) 6-3, 7-5
     PEYTON, Ryan (Villanova) def. SWITZLER, Brant (Monmouth) 6-3, 6-2
     ROJO, Sean (Saint Joseph's) def. PREZANT, Jason (Monmouth) 6-4, 7-5
     HATALA, Joey (Army) def. PIERCE, Eric (Monmouth) 6-4, 6-1
     BRONDEAU, Pierre (Saint Joseph's) def. BEKHIET, Ramy (Monmouth) 6-3, 6-1
     SWITZLER, Brant (Monmouth) def. MERCORELLA, Will (Lafayette), by default
     LABATE, Joseph (LaSalle) def. SWITZLER, Brant (Monmouth) 6-3, 6-4
     SISTI, Jason (Saint Joseph's) def. PREZANT, Jason (Monmouth) 6-0, 6-2
     PIERCE, Eric (Monmouth) def. TALONE, Danny (Drexel) 6-1, 4-6, 10-7
     BROADDUS, Kristian (Saint Joseph's) def. PIERCE, Eric (Monmouth) 6-3, 6-1

Doubles competition
     O'BRIEN, Thomas/DONALDSON, Kelly (Villanova) def. MARCINKOWSKI, FREDDY/BEKHIET, Ramy (Monmouth) 8-6
     SWITZLER, Brant/PREZANT, Jason (Monmouth) def. FETTERMAN, Dale/MACLEOD, Thomas (LaSalle) 8-3
     BERMAN, Andrew/ROTH, Kyle (Penn) def. SWITZLER, Brant/PREZANT, Jason (Monmouth) 8-2
     KOEHLER, Dan/PULTRO, Tayler (Drexel) def. PIERCE, Eric/TALAFOUS, Joe (Monmouth), by default
     MARCINKOWSKI, FREDDY/BEKHIET, Ramy (Monmouth) def. OLIVER, James/GOLDSTEIN, Brandon (Lafayette), by default
     URREA, Andres/MONTAGUE, Max (Saint Joseph's) def. MARCINKOWSKI, FREDDY/BEKHIET, Ramy (Monmouth) 8-4

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