Senior Steven Chen and junior Victoria Yu of the Wesleyan University men's and women's tennis teams were named to the Google Cloud Academic All-District At-Large First Teams for District 2 at the NCAA Division III level as announced by CoSIDA on Thursday.
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The 12th-ranked Wesleyan University men's tennis team placed a program record four Cardinals on the NESCAC Men's Tennis All-Conference Teams, as announced by the league office Thursday. Senior Steven Chen highlighted the list for the Cardinals as he was named to the First Team, while Tiago Eusebio ’18, Princeton Carter ’20 and Andrew Finkelman ’21 were each named Second Team selections.
The NCAA released the entry lists for the singles and doubles national championships on Wednesday, and Wesleyan will be well represented. The Cardinals earned a program-record five berths into the individual championships.
Seniors Steven Chen and Cam Daniels of the fifth-seeded Wesleyan University men’s tennis team claimed the team’s only win Saturday morning as the Cardinals fell to top-seeded Bowdoin in the semifinal match of the 2018 NESCAC Men’s Tennis Championships at Amherst College, 5-1.
Amherst College trailed by four before rallying for three-straight points in singles play, however, the Wesleyan University men’s tennis team maintained its composure as senior Cam Daniels scored the final point to seal the thrilling victory for the Cardinals as they defeated their Little Three archrival in the first round of the 2018 NESCAC Men’s Tennis Championships, 5-3.
The No. 12-nationally ranked Wesleyan men’s tennis team returns to the conference postseason for the third consecutive year and has secured the No. 5 seed in the 2018 NESCAC Men’s Tennis Championships. The tournament will be hosted by Amherst and begins on Friday, May 4 with first-round matches between No. 4 Amherst and No. 5 Wesleyan, as well as No. 6 Bates and No. 3 Middlebury, both at 1 p.m. The winners will advance to the semifinals on Saturday, May 5 and the championship match is set for Sunday, May 6 at 1 p.m.