MCCC Professor Bob Pugh Is Repeat Champ
In USTA Tennis Tournament


West Windsor, N.J. - MCCC Physical Education Professor Bob Pugh is the repeat champion in the men's 65+ division of the U.S. Tennis Association's G. Nelson Green Memorial Tennis Tournament Indoor Sectional Championships. The tournament was held April 12-15 at the Mercer County indoor facility located at Mercer County Park.

According to tournament director Mike Ehrenberg, players from the Middle States as far away as Harrisburg, Pa., competed. Pugh faced a player from Ithaca, NY, who is ranked in the Top 30 nationally, beating him 3-6; 6-3; 6-1.

Also notable was the performance of Ralph Bencivengo, the college's assistant coach for men's and women's tennis, who won the men's 70+ division 6-1; 6-0. Ralph defeated three seeded players to win his first title, defeating the # 32 ranked player in the county in the semi-finals.

In the 75+ division, Marty Devlin was the winner. Devlin worked for many years in MCCC's Tennis Camp for children and teens.







MCCC's Bob Pugh, right, with USTA
tournament director Michael Ehrenberg.
From left, Marty Devlin, Bob Pugh, and Ralph Bencivengo.
All three were winners in their age groups.

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