| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

It was a good weekend for the men’s and women’s tennis teams at Hofstra, as both programs won its two matches over the weekend.

The men’s team was led by its singles in its first match of the weekend, picking up victories in five of the six singles flights to move past Coppin State 6-1. The Pride won the first five singles flights, dropping just 13 games in the process, after taking the doubles point to notch the team victory.

Following that win, Hofstra continued its weekend road trip by taking on Morgan State. With the overall match tied up at 1-1, the Pride rattled off three straight singles wins to seal the victory.

The clinching win came from the racket of Niko Vulinovich, who defeated Morgan State’s Treajh Ferguson 7-6(4), 7-5 at second singles to wrap things up.

Hofstra is now 10-4 on the season.

The Hofstra women won 12 of the 14 flights it played this weekend, resulting in 6-1 wins over Coppin State and Howard. Hofstra has now won three of its last four matches to improve to 10-5 on the season.

Sarah Catherine Herndon led the way for the Pride in the two matches, winning both of her third singles contests in straight sets.

The NYIT men’s tennis team won its third straight match with a 8-1 victory over Chestnut Hill on Friday afternoon. The Bears won two of the three doubles matches and then rattled off the six singles flights to cruise to the victory, snapping the Chestnut Hill four-match winning streak.

On the women’s side, NYIT dropped its two weekend matches, a 6-3 defeat to Wayne State and a 5-1 loss to Grand Valley State.

The Stony Brook women’s tennis team split its two weekend matches, beating Binghamton 6-1 before falling to Albany 4-0.

The men’s team at Farmingdale continued its outstanding play in its weekend contests, beating Sage 9-0 and then St. Joseph’s of Brooklyn 9-0 to win its seventh straight. The Rams have now won five of its last six matches by a score of 9-0.

Rounding out the weekend’s college action on Long Island was the Adelphi men, who fell to Merrimack 6-3 before getting edged out by Fordham 4-3.