Setting the Scene
What:
Patriot League Men’s Tennis Championship
When: April 21-23
Where: USNA Tennis Courts (Annapolis, Md.)

Schedule
Thursday, April 20 - First Round 
1 p.m. - #8 Lafayette vs. #9 Holy Cross
Friday, April 21 - Quarterfinals
8 a.m. - #1 Army West Point vs. #8 Lafayette / #9 Holy Cross
10:30 a.m. - #4 Boston vs. #5 Colgate
1:30 p.m. - #3 Lehigh vs. #6 Bucknell
4:30 p.m. - #2 Navy vs. #7 Loyola
Saturday, April 22 - Semifinals
10 a.m. - Army West Point / (Lafayette / Holy Cross) vs. Boston / Colgate
2 p.m. - Navy / Loyola vs. Lehigh / Bucknell
Sunday, April 23 - Final
1 p.m. - Semifinal Winners

Projected Lineups (Bucknell Player vs. Lehigh Player) – Records are during spring season
Singles
1. Daniel Wright (7-14, 2-1 PL) vs. George Cooper (6-10, 3-3 PL)
2. Max Palmer (4-10, 0-2 PL) vs. Jack Petersen (8-12, 5-2 PL)
3. Andrei Vitiuc (6-13, 1-3 PL) vs. Jack Martin-Dyer (4-5, 3-1 PL)
4. Max Kane (10-13, 3-1 PL) vs. Colin Nardella (8-9, 4-2 PL)
5. Bryan Adams (5-12, 3-2 PL) vs. Christopher Auteri (3-6, 3-3 PL)
6. Max McDonald (8-12, 2-4 PL) vs. Ethan Bogard (9-4, 4-1 PL)
Doubles
1. Bryan Adams/Andrei Vitiuc (4-8, 1-4 PL) vs. George Cooper/Graham Lehman (7-3, 6-1 PL)
2. Ben Gerber/Daniel Wright (9-8, 3-1 PL) vs. Ethan Bogard/Colin Nardella (7-12, 3-3 PL)
3. Max Haase/Max Kane (4-4, 3-2 PL) vs. Jack Martin-Dyer/Jack Petersen (6-4, 5-2 PL)

About the Bison
• Bucknell enters the Patriot League Tournament with a record of 10-17 overall and 3-4 in the conference after closing the regular season with an 8-1 win over Bloomsburg.
• During the season, the Bison had league wins over Holy Cross (4-0), Loyola (5-2), and Lafayette (7-0).
• The Bison had league losses to Army West Point (4-0), Navy (5-2), Colgate (4-3), and Lehigh (4-1).
• Bucknell is 16-15 in Patriot League singles matches and 9-9 in doubles matches.
• The Bison are 12-5 all-time in the quarterfinal round of the Patriot League Tournament. They have been a No. 6 seed in the tournament two other times, including last season when they upset third-seeded Boston University.

Scouting Lehigh
• Lehigh is 7-13 overall and 5-2 in the Patriot League after dropping a 6-1 decision to Villanova in its regular-season finale.
• The Mountain Hawks have league wins over Loyola (6-1), Colgate (7-0), Boston University (4-1), Lafayette (7-0), and Bucknell (4-1).
• League losses for Lehigh include Navy (7-0) and Army West Point (4-1).

Series History
• Lehigh leads the all-time series 42-40, including a 4-1 win earlier this season.
Bryan Adams defeated Colin Nardella in singles during this season’s match. The Bison were leading two singles matches that went unfinished.
• The Bison were without Andrei Vitiuc against the Mountain Hawks.