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.
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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.
The 12th-ranked Wesleyan University men’s tennis team concluded its 2018 regular-season Sunday inside Bacon Field House as the Cardinals dropped a difficult NESCAC matchup against No. 3 Bowdoin College, 8-1.
The Wesleyan University men’s tennis team celebrated Senior Day with a 7-2 victory over Colby on Saturday, winning some matches in straightforward fashion while digging deep to pull out some close ones as well. Fittingly, the Cardinals were led by seniors, with Steven Chen, Cam Daniels, and Win Smith all winning in both singles and doubles. Along with Tiago Eusebio, the four players have been a part of a program that has risen from being unranked to as high as No. 5 in the country earlier this season.
The No. 13 Wesleyan University men’s tennis team swept past Connecticut College on Tuesday afternoon, taking all nine matches in dominant fashion to bring their record to 7-7 this spring. The away match featured several milestones for Wesleyan. It was the first time freshmen Andrew Finkelman and Zach Fleischman recorded a “double win”—winning in both singles and doubles—and it was also the first match action for junior Joachim Samson since the fall.
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.