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Four Jersey Blues Win National Tennis Championships
Players and coaches from the men's tennis team hold up a trophy on a tennis court.

The Brookdale men’s tennis team placed second overall and four Jersey Blues players earned individual national championships last week at the NJCAA National Tennis Tournament, held in Plano, TX.

Sophomore Safie Moamen took the national title in second singles after defeating Rockland Community College in three sets, 6-2, 4-6, 6-4. Sophomore Jacob Evans grabbed the national title at fourth singles after taking down Oxford College in three sets, 2-6, 6-2, 6-2.

In doubles action, sophomore Mostafa Moamen and Safie Moamen posted a national title win at first doubles against Onondaga Community College in three sets, 4-6, 6-3, 6-4. Sophomores Emir Hamzic and Jacob Evans earned the second doubles national championship by topping Oxford College in three sets, 7-6(2), 3-6, 7-5.

The men’s tennis team is led by head coach Rich Karpinski with support from assistant coaches John Macchio, Billy Dannevig, John Wills and Conner Prasad, manager Justyn Smith and athletic trainer Pete Fusco.

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– Article and photo by Brookdale Athletics