Providence, R.I. -- Andrew Muttiah (Colombo, Sri Lanka) claimed victories at first singles and doubles and Johnson Ngandjui (Lynn, Mass.) earned his first collegiate win at sixth singles, but Johnson & Wales rolled to a 6-3 victory over Salem State on Tuesday afternoon. The Wildcats improve to 8-4 on the season while the Vikings slip to 2-4.
Muttiah defeated Will Lyons 6-2, 6-2 and teamed with Chen Chen (Lawrence, Mass.) at first doubles for an 8-6 victory over Franz Fonck / Alexander Rohana. Ngandjui won a hard fought match, beating Robert Michalofsky 4-6, 1-0 (4-10).
Johnson & Wales won two-of-three doubles matches with Gianni Rodrigues / Lyons beating Roni Bazile (Brockton, Mass.) / Noah Hodgkins (Winthrop, Mass.) 8-4 at second doubles while Steven Heizler / Brandon Case winning 8-2 over Ngandjui / Arman Chaharom (Melrose, Mass.).
Rohana earned a 6-1, 6-2 decision at second singles while Fonck won 6-4, 7-5 over Chen.
Johnson & Wales 6, Salem St. 3
Apr 09, 2019 at Providence, RI (Rhode Island College)
|1. Andrew Muttiah (SSUMT) def. Will Lyons (JWUMT) 6-2, 6-2|
|2. Alexander Rohana (JWUMT) def. Roni Bazile (SSUMT) 6-1, 6-2|
|3. Franz Fonck (JWUMT) def. Chen Chen (SSUMT) 6-4, 7-5|
|4. Gianni Rodrigues (JWUMT) def. Noah Hodgkins (SSUMT) 7-6 (7-1), 6-1|
|5. Steven Heizler (JWUMT) def. Arman Chaharom (SSUMT) 6-2, 6-1|
|6. Johnson Ngandjui (SSUMT) def. Robert Michalofsky (JWUMT) 6-0, 4-6, 1-0 (4-10)|
|1. Andrew Muttiah/Chen Chen (SSUMT) def. Franz Fonck/Alexander Rohana (JWUMT) 8-6|
|2. Gianni Rodrigues/Will Lyons (JWUMT) def. Roni Bazile/Noah Hodgkins (SSUMT) 8-4|
|3. Steven Heizler/Brandon Case (JWUMT) def. Arman Chaharom/Johnson Ngandjui (SSUMT) 8-2|