The loss was their second of the season, and they finished the short fall with a 2-2 record.
“We didn’t execute on points where we had the chance to go ahead,” said senior captain JJ Tauil. “But I was happy with our effort on and off the court.”
The Rams, who have done well in the past in doubles, started off the day losing two of the three doubles matches. The pair of senior Max Peara and freshman Pol Giraldez was the only win, defeating their opponents 8-6.
In the Singles competition, Wagner was too much for the Men to handle. Only Giraldez was able to win his match for the Rams, giving Fordham its lone point of the day. He won in straight sets, 6-3, 6-3.
The other five players for Fordham were only able to win two other sets combined. These set wins came from Junior Pedro Alonzo, and Peara.
The Rams, while not getting the results they hoped for, feel optimistic moving forward.
“The fall season went well, it was really important for us to bond and get to know each other and build the brotherhood every winning team needs,” said Tauil.
The team lost a couple of seniors from last year and are currently starting two freshman in their matches. This meant learning and growing accustomed to each other on the fly.
With this now achieved, the men will begin preparations for the spring with some strength and conditioning training in the winter.
The team will return to action Jan. 31 at Duquesne University.