Mustangs Open Quest For First MAC Commonwealth Title Tuesday

Mustangs Open Quest For First MAC Commonwealth Title Tuesday

OWINGS MILLS, Md. - The Stevenson University men's tennis team is the No. 1 seed in this week's MAC Commonwealth Men's Tennis Championship and will play host to fourth-seeded Arcadia on Tuesday, April 30 at 3:30 pm at the tennis courts on the Greenspring campus.  With inclement weather in the forecast, stay tuned to GoMustangSports.com for any schedule updates.

  • Stevenson (14-2, 6-0 MAC Commonwealth) captured its first MAC Commonwealth regular season championship and finished unbeaten in conference play for the first time.
  • The Mustangs downed Alvernia 9-0 on Saturday, then fell 8-1 to Harford Community College on Senior Day in a match that does not affect Stevenson's overall record.
  • Ray McDermott is 9-4 at No. 1 singles, while Andre Sturniolo has gone 9-3 at No. 2.
  • Stevenson is 75-21 in dual match singles action this season.
  • In doubles, Drew Ryan and McDermott have gone 10-3 at No. 1.  Sturniolo and Douglas Vaughan are 12-2.
  • Stevenson has qualified for the MAC Commonwealth Championship each year it has been a member since 2014-15.  That year, the Mustangs reached the final, falling to Messiah 5-1.

  • The Knights (7-11, 3-3) have won two straight and are coming off a 9-0 win over Lycoming Saturday.
  • Arcadia moved from the MAC Freedom to the MAC Commonwealth in 2015-16 and has qualified for the conference tournament each season, reaching the final in 2015-16.
  • Last season, the Knights fell to top-seeded Messiah 5-1.

  • Stevenson posted an 8-1 win at Greenspring in the two teams' meeting in the regular season on April 13.
  • The Mustangs swept all three doubles matchups to take a 3-0 lead, then prevailed in five of six singles contests.