JOHNSON, Vt. - The Norwich University men's tennis team wrapped up its 2009 season in style on Wednesday afternoon by convincingly defeating in-state rival Johnson State College, 9-0, in a non-league match.
The Cadets (6-6) won all three doubles matches, and took each of the six singles points en route to the victory.
Senior Peter Hooper closed his superb NU career in style with a 6-0, 6-0 victory over Ryan Joy at No. 1 singles. The two-time GNAC "Player of the Year" also teamed with freshman Collin Hyte for a 8-0 victory over Joy and Kyle Young at first doubles.
Hooper finishes his two-year Norwich career with an overall singles record of 20-2, playing exclusively at the No. 1 spot. The Spartanburg, S.C., product also went 19-4 at No. 1 doubles over his two years. He earned first-team All-GNAC honors both years and was named the conference's "Player of the Year" both years as well.
Hyte defeated Ben Algar, 6-0, 6-0, at No. 2 singles. Graham Oliveira got past Alen Turan at third singles, 6-2, 6-4, while Travis Tyler beat Young, 6-0, 6-1, at No. 4 singles. Chris Pashley cruised past Peter LeBlanc, 6-0, 6-1, at fifth singles, while Brad Hollingsworth downed Jonathan Wilson, 6-2, 6-4, at sixth singles.
Tyler and Pashley teamed up to down Algar and Turan at No. 2 doubles, 8-5. Hollingsworth and Oliveira, meanwhile, took an 8-1 decision from LeBlanc and Wilson at third doubles.
Johnson State finishes its season with an overall record of 2-11.
Norwich 9, Johnson State 0
1-Peter Hooper (NU) def. Ryan Joy, 6-0, 6-0
2-Collin Hyte (NU) def. Ben Algar, 6-0, 6-0
3-Graham Oliveira (NU) def. Alen Turan, 6-2, 6-4
4-Travis Tyler (NU) def. Kyle Young, 6-0, 6-1
5-Chris Pashley (NU) def. Peter LeBlanc, 6-0, 6-1
6-Brad Hollingsworth (NU) def. Jonathan Wilson, 6-2, 6-4
1-Hooper/Hyte (NU) def. Joy/Young, 8-0
2-Tyler/Pashley (NU) def. Algar/Turan, 8-5
3-Oliveira/Hollingsworth (NU) def. LeBlanc/Wilson, 8-1