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2017-18 Wesleyan Men's Tennis News

  • Men's Tennis Falls Short Against No. 6 Middlebury, 5-4
    April 22, 2018
    No. 6 Middlebury College came into Sunday’s match against the No. 13 Wesleyan University men’s tennis team red hot, having just defeated No. 1 and defending national champions Emory 8-1 yesterday. Despite a strong resistance from the Cardinals, the Panthers continued their winning ways, prevailing 5-4.
  • No. 13 Men's Tennis Edged by No. 7 Amherst in NESCAC Thriller, 5-4
    April 21, 2018
    No. 7 Amherst College rallied from a doubles deficit to narrowly edge out the 13th-ranked Wesleyan University men’s tennis team on Saturday afternoon, winning 5-4 in a dramatic finish that came down to the final match deep in a third set. With the overall score at 4-4, all eyes were on senior Tiago Eusebio at No. 3, who saved two match points at 3-5 in the third set with some amazing grit, but eventually fell to Zach Bessette, who was swarmed by his teammates in celebration after clinching the match for the visiting Mammoths.
  • No. 13 Men's Tennis Sweeps No. 24 Bates, 9-0
    April 17, 2018
    The Wesleyan University men’s tennis team kept rolling on Tuesday, getting past No. 24 Bates by a 9-0 score. The match was held indoors at the Bacon Field House inside Freeman Athletic Center, where the Cardinals looked comfortable and confident as they extended their great run of form, setting their winning streak up to four matches now.
  • Men's Tennis Cruises to 8-1 Win Over No. 19 Swarthmore
    April 15, 2018
    The 13th-ranked Wesleyan University men’s tennis team extended its winning streak to three on Sunday, continuing its strong play of late in an 8-1 win over #No. 19 Swarthmore. The Cardinals were led by senior Tiago Eusebio, sophomore Princeton Carter, and freshman Adrian Roji, who all won both their doubles and singles matches.
  • No. 13 Men's Tennis Cruises to 8-1 Win Over No. 15 Tufts
    April 14, 2018
    The No. 13 Wesleyan University men’s tennis team excelled on Saturday, defeating No. 15 Tufts University, 8-1. The match kicked off the official dedication ceremony day for Wesleyan’s new outdoor tennis courts, with all of the festivities helping to bring out one of the largest crowds in memory.
  • Men's Tennis Claims 7-2 Win Over Trinity in Home-Opener
    April 12, 2018
    In the first ever match at the new Vine Street Tennis Courts, the 13th-ranked Wesleyan University men’s tennis team defeated Trinity College, 7-2, sweeping the singles matches to overcome a doubles deficit and start off on a good note at their new home.  Senior Win Smith and freshman Marcus Sweeney both played a key role in the victory, with each winning their singles matches and also combining for Wesleyan’s only doubles point.
  • Men's Tennis Drops NESCAC Match to No. 5 Williams, 8-1
    April 08, 2018
    Freshman Adrian Roji was the lone winner for the No. 11 Wesleyan University men’s tennis team as it fell to No. 5 Williams College 8-1 on Sunday.
  • No. 11 Men's Tennis Cruises to 8-1 Win Over Hamilton
    April 07, 2018
    No. 11 Wesleyan University men’s tennis kicked off its NESCAC season with an 8-1 win over Hamilton College on Saturday, taking out the Continentals on their home courts with seven different Cardinals contributing to the win.
  • No. 10 Men's Tennis Falls to No. 8 Carnegie Mellon, 6-3
    March 16, 2018
    In its final match of a difficult Spring Break trip in California, the 10th-ranked Wesleyan University men’s tennis team fell short against No. 8 Carnegie Mellon University on Friday, 6-3, at The Claremont Club.
  • Men's Tennis Falls to Defending National Champs Emory, 7-2
    March 15, 2018
    The No. 10 nationally ranked Wesleyan University men’s tennis team lost to the 2017 NCAA champions and top-ranked Emory University on Thursday, 7-2.
  • No. 5 Men's Tennis Splits Pair of Matches in Spring Opener
    March 13, 2018
    The No. 5 nationally-ranked Wesleyan University men’s tennis team went 1-1 in its first competition of the spring on Monday, defeating No. 15 Trinity University 6-3 in the morning before falling 9-0 to No. 2 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps in the afternoon. Both matches were part of the Stag-Hen Tournament, an annual eight-team event that is hosted by Claremont-Mudd-Scripps and Pomona-Pitzer.
  • No. 5 Men's Tennis Edged by No. 7 Washington (Mo.), 5-4
    March 13, 2018
    The No. 5 nationally-ranked Wesleyan University men’s tennis team was edged by No. 7 Washington University in St. Louis, 5-4, on Tuesday afternoon in the third-place match at the Stag-Hen Invitational hosted by Claremont-Mudd-Scripps.
  • Wesleyan Men's Tennis 2018 Season Preview
    March 09, 2018
    The Wesleyan University men’s tennis team enters the 2018 dual match season ranked No. 5 in the Oracle Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Division III National Team Rankings after a historic season a year ago in which the Cardinals reached the quarterfinals of the NCAA Division III Championships.
  • Seven Cardinals Compete on Day 2 of MIT Invite
    October 15, 2017
    Seven members of the Wesleyan University men’s tennis team competed at the MIT Invitational Saturday, with Steven Chen ’18 and Andrew Finkelman ’21 playing in the singles draw and Princeton Carter ’20, Chen, Cam Daniels ’18, Zach Fleischman ’21, Adrian Roji ’21 and Marcus Sweeney ’21 representing the Cardinals in the doubles bracket.
  • Men’s Tennis Excels on Day One of MIT Invite
    October 13, 2017
    The Wesleyan University men’s tennis team excelled on Day One of the MIT Invitational Friday with all four doubles teams advancing to Day Two action, and Steven Chen ’18 and Andrew Finkelman ’21 going 2-0 in singles play.
  • Finkelman Upsets Top-Ranked Singles Player; Finishes as Runner-up at ITA Regionals
    October 01, 2017
    Andrew Finkelman ’21 of the Wesleyan University men’s tennis team pulled off an incredible upset Sunday, as he defeated the defending national champion and top-seeded Lubomir Cuba of Middlebury College in the semifinals of the ITA Regional Championships.
  • Finkelman Shines on Day 2 of ITA Regionals
    September 30, 2017
    Andrew Finkelman ’21 was impressive on Day 2 of the ITA Regional Championships, winning two matches to book a spot in the tournament’s semifinals. Finkelman began the day with a 6-2, 5-7, 6-2 win over fellow freshman Sean Wei of Amherst. After getting out to a quick start, the match was more even in the second set, but Wei played the key points well to win the set and force a third. Finkelman was not phased, however, and regrouped well.
  • Four Cardinals Advance to Day 2 of ITA Regionals
    September 29, 2017
    Two singles players and one doubles team are still competing for Wesleyan after Day 1 of the ITA Regional Championships, hosted by Middlebury College. Steven Chen ’18 continued his strong start to the year, winning both his singles matches to advance to the round of 16. Andrew Finkelman ’21 will join him there tomorrow, as the freshman also went 2-0 in his first matches against Division III competition. The first-time combination of Cam Daniels ’18 and Zach Fleischman ’21 found some success as well, winning their only match to advance to the doubles round of 16.
  • Steven Chen '18 Wins 'A' Flight Singles Title at Quinnipiac Invitational
    September 24, 2017
    Steven Chen ’18 captured the A Flight singles title at the Quinnipiac Invitational Sunday, taking out four Division I players in the process.
  • Men's Tennis Excels on Day 2 of Quinnipiac Invite
    September 23, 2017
    Jonathan Holtzman ’20 continued his excellent start to the season with another perfect day at the Quinnipiac Invite, going 3-0 for the second straight day. To start things off, Holtzman and Marcus Sweeney ’21 defeated teammates Cam Daniels ’18 and Princeton Carter ’20 6-2 in the B Flight Doubles final, playing aggressively and constantly putting away volleys at the net.
  • Men’s Tennis Doubles Shine on Day 1 of Quinnipiac Invitational
    September 22, 2017
    The Wesleyan University men’s tennis doubles shined on Day 1 of the Quinnipiac Invitational, as the Cardinals began their season in a tournament against Division I schools Quinnipiac, Marist, Fairfield, Fordham, and UConn.