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No. 10 Men's Tennis Falls to No. 8 Carnegie Mellon, 6-3

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

CLAREMONT, Calif. – 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.

The Cardinals competed against five top-15 teams—including four in the top-10—in the first week of dual match play in 2018. They are 1-4 overall on the year following Friday's loss while the Tartans improved to 9-5.

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Seniors Steven Chen and Cam Daniels picked up the lone doubles win for Wesleyan as the duo claimed the No. 2 spot decisively, 8-2.
  • In singles action, Daniels and Adrian Roji '21 earned wins in the No. 4 and No. 6 positions, respectively.
  • Daniels edged Robert Leven in a thriller at No. 4 singles, 6-2, 7-6 (13-11).
  • Roji took No. 6 singles with scores of 6-3, 6-3 over Ben Ash.

UP NEXT:

  • Wesleyan returns to the courts Saturday, April 7 and will play at Hamilton beginning at 10 a.m.