No. 5 Men's Tennis Defeats No. 18 Bates, 8-1

Photo by Jonas Powell '18
Photo by Jonas Powell '18

THE BASICS:

Scores: Wesleyan 8, Bates 1
Records: Wesleyan (12-2, 7-1 NESCAC); Bates (6-10, 5-4 NESCAC)
Location: Lewiston, Maine
Date: Saturday, April 29
The Lead: The fifth-ranked Wesleyan University men's tennis team defeated No. 18 Bates College by a score of 8-1 on Saturday afternoon.

DOUBLES HIGHLIGHTS:

  • The Cardinals claimed victories in two of the three matches.
  • Michael Liu '17 and Jake Roberts '17 won a hard-fought match verses Ben Rosen and Chris Ellis by a score of 9-8.
  • Tiago Eusebio '18 and Maxwell Smith '19 took the No.2 position match against Pat Ordway and Adam Schwartz 8-3.

SINGLE HIGHLIGHTS:

  • In No. 1 singles, Steven Chen '18 claimed a 6-3, 7-5 victory over Rosen.
  • Liu notched the win in the No. 2 position, winning 6-3, 6-3 against Ellis.
  • Eusebio won his match against Josh Quijano 6-2, 6-1, while Joachim Samson '19 claimed a 6-3, 7-5 win in the No. 4 spot verses Schwartz.
  • In No. 5 singles, Cameron Daniels '19 defeated Ordway 6-3, 6-4
  • Princeton Carter '20 played a tough match in the six position, coming out with the 7-5, 7-6 win against Jacob Kauppila.

UP NEXT:

  • The Cardinals return to the court tomorrow, April 30 and will play at No. 7 Bowdoin in their 2016-17 regular season finale. The match is scheduled to start at 12 p.m.

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