2011-12 Merrimack Men's Tennis News

June 4, 2012
Season Recap: Men’s Tennis Collects Hardware En Route to Fifth-Straight NCAA Tournament
NORTH ANDOVER, MA - The Merrimack men’s tennis team claimed its first-ever Northeast-10 Tournament Title and outright Northeast-10 Conference Regular Season Championship. The Warriors posted an unblemished mark in league matches, going 11-0 on the year.

April 30, 2012
Men’s Tennis Clipped by #7 Concordia, Ousted from NCAA Tournament
NORTH ANDOVER, MA- The Merrimack men's tennis team suffered a 5-0 loss to top-seeded Concordia in the second round of the NCAA Tournament East Regional.

April 29, 2012
Men’s Tennis Bests Bentley 5-0 in NCAA Tournament Opening Round
NORTH ANDOVER, MA- The Merrimack men's tennis team claimed its second-ever victory in the NCAA Tournament with a 5-0 win over Bentley in the first round Sunday afternoon.

April 27, 2012
ET: Bellino Reborn on Court at Merrimack
Freshman Vince Bellno of the Merrimack men's tennis team was recently featured in the Eagle Tribune as the Warriors prepare for the NCAA Tournament.

April 27, 2012
Eagle-Tribune: The Merrimack Six
The Merrimack men's tennis team was recently featured in the Eagle Tribune as it prepares for the NCAA Tournament.

April 24, 2012
Men’s Tennis Selected to Fifth-Straight NCAA Tournament, Set to Host Bentley Sunday
INDIANAPOLIS – After securing its first-ever Northeast-10 Tournament Title, the Merrimack men’s tennis team has earned an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament and will battle Bentley in the opening round Sunday, April 29.

April 21, 2012
Men's Tennis Crowned Northeast-10 Tournament Champions for First Time in Program History
NORTH ANDOVER, MA- The Merrimack men's tennis team captured its first-ever Northeast-10 Tournament Championship Saturday afternoon, downing Bentley 5-1 in the finals.

April 20, 2012
Finalists Announced for Male Scholar Athlete of the Year; Vote Online Today
Ryan Flanigan, Petar Golijanin, and Robbie Sabadoz have been named finalists for the 2011-12 Merrimack Male Scholar Athlete of the Year.

April 19, 2012
Top-Seeded Men’s Tennis Punches Ticket to Northeast-10 Tournament Final, Blanks Stonehill
NORTH ANDOVER, MA- The Merrimack men’s tennis team secured a spot in the title tilt of the Northeast-10 Championship with a 5-0 victory over Stonehill in the semifinals Thursday afternoon.

April 18, 2012
Merrimack Announces Finalists for Male Rookie of the Year; Vote Online Today
Vince Bellino, Joe Carnevale, and Jamie Shand have been named finalists for the 2011-12 Merrimack Male Rookie of the Year.

April 18, 2012
Eight All-Conference Picks Lead Top-Seeded Men’s Tennis into Northeast-10 Tournament; Sean Tully Tabbed Coach of the Year
SOUTH EASTON, MA- The Merrimack men’s tennis team led all teams with eight Northeast-10 All-Conference selections and first-year head coach was tabbed the Northeast-10 Coach of the Year.

April 14, 2012
Men’s Tennis Earns Top Seed in Northeast-10 Tournament
SOUTH EASTON, MA- After capturing its first-ever outright Northeast-10 Regular Season title, the Merrimack men’s tennis team will enter the Northeast-10 Conference Tournament as the No. 1 seed.

April 13, 2012
Men’s Tennis Prevails at Stonehill, Finishes Unbeaten in NE10
The Merrimack men’s tennis team downed Stonehill 8-1 to cap off the regular season unbeaten in league play and earn its first-ever outright Northeast-10 crown Friday.

April 12, 2012
Men's Tennis Downs Bentley 5-4, Captures Second-Straight NE-10 Crown
WOBURN, MA- With a 5-4 win at Bentley, the Merrimack men's tennis team claimed its second-straight Northeast-10 Conference Regular Season title Thursday afternoon.

April 11, 2012
Men’s Tennis Blazes Past American Int’l, 9-0
MELROSE, MA- The Merrimack men’s tennis team coasted to a 9-0 victory over American International Wednesday afternoon at Bellevue Country Club.

April 7, 2012
Men’s Tennis Tops Southern NH, 6-3, in Clash of NE10 Unbeatens
NORTH ANDOVER, MA- In a battle between two of the three teams atop the Northeast-10 standings, the Merrimack men’s tennis team downed Southern NH 6-3 Saturday afternoon.

April 5, 2012
Men’s Tennis Drops 6-3 Decision at Hartford
HARTFORD, CT- The Merrimack men’s tennis team suffered a 6-3 setback at Hartford Thursday afternoon.

April 4, 2012
Men’s Tennis Endures 8-1 Loss at Tufts
MEDFORD, MA- The Merrimack men’s tennis team had its four-match winning streak halted Wednesday afternoon with an 8-1 setback at Tufts.

April 2, 2012
Vince Bellino Captures Third NE-10 Rookie of the Week Honor
SOUTH EASTON, MA- Freshman Vince Bellino of the Merrimack men’s tennis team has been selected as the Northeast-10 Rookie of the Week, in an announcement made Monday by the league office.

April 1, 2012
Men’s Tennis Tops Adelphi 7-2, Extends Winning Streak to Four Matches
WEST HEMPSTEAD, NY- The Merrimack men’s tennis team claimed its fourth-straight victory Sunday evening, defeating Adelphi 7-2 on the road.

March 31, 2012
Eppley Logs 100th Win as Men’s Tennis Sweeps Pace
MT. KISCO, NY- The Merrimack men’s tennis team captured its third-straight 9-0 decision Saturday, downing Pace at the Saw Mill Club. The Warriors elevate to 10-5 on the year and 6-0 in the Northeast-10 Conference to pull them into a tie for the top spot in the league standings.

March 30, 2012
Men’s Tennis Blanks Franklin Pierce, Improves to 5-0 in NE10
RINDGE, NH- The Merrimack men’s tennis team remained unbeaten in conference action with a 9-0 victory at Franklin Pierce Friday afternoon.

March 28, 2012
Men’s Tennis Match at Franklin Pierce Rescheduled to Friday
The Merrimack men’s tennis team’s match at Franklin Pierce has been postponed until Friday, March 30 at 3 pm.

March 27, 2012
Men’s Tennis Secures Shutout Win over Assumption, 9-0
HAVERHILL, MA- The Merrimack men’s tennis team cruised to a 9-0 victory over Assumption Tuesday afternoon at Cedardale Health and Fitness Center.

March 23, 2012
Men’s Tennis Wraps Up Florida Trip with 7-2 Loss at #47 Florida Tech
MELBOURNE, FL- The Merrimack men’s tennis team dropped a 7-2 decision at #47 Florida Tech Friday afternoon to close out its trip to the Sunshine State.

March 22, 2012
Men’s Tennis Bows to Bethune-Cookman, Falls at #23 Florida Southern
DAYTONA BEACH, FL - The Merrimack men's tennis team suffered a 6-3 setback at Division I Bethune-Cookman and a 7-2 loss at #23 Florida Southern Thursday afternoon.

March 20, 2012
Men’s Tennis Bests Eckerd, 7-2, in First Florida Match
ST. PETERSBURG, FL - The Merrimack men’s tennis team captured its third-consecutive victory Tuesday afternoon, downing Eckerd 7-2 in non-conference action.

March 18, 2012
Men’s Tennis Prevails Past Chestnut Hill in Home-Opener, 6-3
NORTH ANDOVER, MA- The Merrimack men’s tennis team defeated Chestnut Hill 6-3 in the home opener Sunday afternoon at North Andover High School.

March 13, 2012
Men’s Tennis Sweeps Northeast-10 Conference Weekly Awards
SOUTH EASTON, MA- Senior Max Eppley (Malaga, Spain) and freshman Vince Bellino (Amesbury, MA) of the Merrimack men’s tennis team were named the Northeast-10 Conference Player of the Week and Rookie of the Week, respectively, in an announcement made Tuesday by the league office.

March 11, 2012
Men’s Tennis Blanks Saint Anselm, 9-0
MANCHESTER, NH - The Merrimack men’s tennis team cruised to a 9-0 victory at Saint Anselm Sunday morning. The Warriors improved to 5-2 on the season and 3-0 in the Northeast-10 Conference with the win.

March 6, 2012
Sean Pahler Hauls in Northeast-10 Men’s Tennis Player of the Week Honors
Senior Sean Pahler of the Merrimack men’s tennis team has been selected as the Northeast-10 Conference Player of the Week, in an announcement made Tuesday by the league office.

March 4, 2012
Men’s Tennis Suffers 6-1 Loss at Non-Conference Foe Colgate Sunday
HAMILTON, NY- The Merrimack men’s tennis team dropped a 6-1 decision at Colgate Sunday afternoon in non-conference action.

February 28, 2012
Bellino Nabs Northeast-10 Men’s Tennis Rookie of the Week Honors
SOUTH EASTON, MA- Freshman Vince Bellino (Amesbury, MA) of the Merrimack men’s tennis team has been tabbed the Northeast-10 Conference Rookie of the Week as released by the league office Tuesday afternoon.

February 25, 2012
Men’s Tennis Tops Saint Michael’s 6-3 to Start Spring
COLCHESTER, VT- The Merrimack men’s tennis team claimed a 6-3 victory at Saint Michael’s Saturday afternoon to open the spring schedule.

February 25, 2012
Men’s Tennis Tops Saint Michael’s to Start Spring
COLCHESTER, VT- The Merrimack men’s tennis team claimed a 6-3 victory at Saint Michael’s Saturday afternoon to open the spring schedule.

February 23, 2012
Men's Tennis Opens Spring Slate at Saint Michael's Saturday
The Merrimack men's tennis team will kick off the spring season with a road Northeast-10 match at Saint Michael's Saturday.

February 14, 2012
Men’s Tennis Picked Third in Northeast-10 Preseason Poll, Garners Three First-Place Votes
SOUTH EASTON, MA- The Merrimack men’s tennis team was selected to finish third in the Northeast-10 Preseason Coaches’ Poll released Wednesday by the league office. The Warriors also received three first-place votes.

December 13, 2011
Men’s Tennis Releases 2012 Spring Schedule
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – The Merrimack men’s tennis team has announced its 16-match spring schedule.

October 14, 2011
Men's Tennis Match at Franklin Pierce Washed Out
The Merrimack men's tennis team's final fall match at Franklin Pierce Friday has been postponed due to inclement weather.

October 9, 2011
Men’s Tennis Falls at Niagara 4-3
NIAGARA FALLS, NY – The Merrimack men’s tennis team dropped a 4-3 decision at Niagara Sunday. The Warriors sink to 3-1 on the year with the loss.

October 8, 2011
Men’s Tennis Match Against Roberts Wesleyan Halted
NIAGARA FALLS, NY- The Merrimack men’s tennis team had its match against Roberts Wesleyan cut short due to darkness Saturday at Niagara University.

October 4, 2011
Chris Barnhart Tabbed NE-10 Co-Player of the Week
NORTH ANDOVER, MA- Sophomore Chris Barnhart (Longmeadow, MA) of the Merrimack men’s tennis team has been selected as the Northeast-10 Co-Player of the Week, in an announcement made Tuesday by the league office.

October 1, 2011
Shorthanded Men’s Tennis Defeats Le Moyne 7-2
SYRACUSE, NY – Despite wielding a five-player lineup, the Merrimack men’s tennis team topped Le Moyne 7-2 Saturday.

September 30, 2011
Men's Tennis Tops Holy Cross, 6-1
WORCESTER, MA- The Merrimack men's tennis team defeated Holy Cross 6-1 Friday to improve to 2-0 on the year.

September 17, 2011
Men’s Tennis Collects 11 Victories at ITA Regional Tournament
PHILADELPHIA - The Merrimack men’s tennis team recorded 11 wins, including one finalist, at the ITA Regional Tournament held at the Arthur Ashe Jr. Youth Tennis Center hosted by Chestnut Hill College September 17-19.

September 16, 2011
Men’s Tennis Tops Philadelphia to Start Campaign
PHILADELPHIA– The Merrimack men’s tennis team kicked off the 2011 slate with a 7-2 victory at Philadelphia University Friday, avenging

September 10, 2011
Men’s Tennis Shines at Stonehill Doubles Invitational
EASTON, MA – The Merrimack men’s tennis team opened the 2011-12 season in stellar fashion, as two doubles pairs

August 4, 2011
Sean Tully Named Head Tennis Coach Following Stevens’ Resignation
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – Director of Athletics Glenn Hofmann announced that Sean Tully has been named the new head men’s and women’s tennis coach after Chris Stevens resigned from the position.

July 18, 2011
Petar Golijanin Receives NE-10 Scholar-Athlete Sport Excellence Award
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – Petar Golijanin, from the men’s tennis team, received the Northeast-10 Scholar-Athlete Sport Excellence award for men’s tennis from the 2010-11 academic year.

July 7, 2011
Nine Spring Athletes Named to Northeast-10 All-Academic Team
NORTH ANDOVER, MA – Nine Merrimack student-athletes from the 2011 spring season were named to the Northeast-10 All-Academic team.