ANNAPOLIS, Md. – The Saint Joseph’s men’s tennis team notched three singles wins on Saturday as the 2017 Navy Invitational continued at the Tose Family Tennis Center.

Senior Peter Dewitt battled back for a three-set victory over Lucas Krusinski of Morgan State, 1-6, 6-3, 7-6 (4), while sophomore Beekman Schaeffer was also a three-set winner with a 7-5, 4-6, 6-3 win over Krusinski later in the day.

Sophomore Luis Janko earned a win of his own, dismissing Navy’s Cam Kirkpatrick, 6-4, 6-2.

In doubles action, senior Tim Stierle and junior Michael Santa Lucia fell in the main draw semifinals, 6-3, to Matthew Lee and Gabriel Pilones of Navy.

The Hawks will wrap up their time in Annapolis with the final day of matches on Sunday.



Walker Sims (Navy) def. Beekman Schaeffer (Saint Joseph’s), 6-2, 6-4

Romesh Kahatapitiya (USNA) def. Alex MacNeil (SJU), 6-2, 6-0

Kahatapitiya (USNA) def. Scott Battaglia (SJU), 6-2, 6-2

Arjun Ramakrishnan (Morgan State) def. Michael Santa Lucia (SJU), 6-0, 6-2

Peter Dewitt (SJU) def. Lucas Krusinski (MSU), 1-6, 6-3, 7-6 (4)

Aries Wong (USNA) def. Dan Tan (SJU), 6-2, 6-2

Peter Lohrbach (USNA) def. Alexander Schneider (SJU), 6-3, 6-1

Josh Martin (USNA) def. Battaglia (SJU), 6-3, 6-3

Luis Janko (SJU) def. Cam Kirkpatrick (USNA), 6-4, 6-2

Zach Jennings (USNA) def. Nathan Fioravante (SJU), 6-1, 6-4

Seth McNair (USNA) def. Nick Ringle (SJU), 7-5, 6-4

Schaeffer (SJU) def. Krusinski (MSU), 7-5, 4-6, 6-3

Sebastian Lopez (MSU) def. Dewitt (SJU), 6-2, 6-1

Ramakrishnan (MSU) def. Sam Sauter (SJU), 6-0, 6-3

Matthew Lee (USNA) def. Schneider (SJU), 6-1, 6-2

Gabriel Pilones (USNA) def. Janko (SJU), 7-5, 6-2

Kirkpatrick (USNA) def. Fioravante (SJU), 6-7 (5), 6-1, 6-1

Martin (USNA) def. Ringle (SJU), 6-2, ret.

McNair (USNA) def. MacNeil (SJU), 6-1, 6-3



Lee / Pilones (USNA) def. Santa Lucia / Tim Stierle (SJU), 6-3

Nihit Rawal / Ramakrishnan (MSU) def. Schaeffer / Sauter (SJU), 6-1

Martin / Kahatapitiya (USNA) def. MacNeil / Schneider (SJU), 6-0

Andrew Hicks / Sims (USNA) def. Battaglia / Janko (SJU), 6-4

Jennings / McNair (USNA) def. Dewitt / Tan (SJU), 6-0