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2017-18 Wesleyan Men's Tennis News

  • Tennis Earns ITA All-Academic Team Praise; 10 Cardinals Named Scholar-Athletes
    July 24, 2018
    On Tuesday, the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) announced its 2018 All-Academic Teams and Scholar-Athletes, and the Wesleyan programs were well represented. Both squads were named All-Academic Teams while registering five Scholar-Athletes each.
  • Three Cardinals Named ITA All-Americans
    June 11, 2018
    Three members of the Wesleyan University tennis programs were named 2018 Division III All-Americans, as announced by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA). Eudice Chong ’18 and Victoria Yu ’19 received All-America laurels in both singles and doubles, while Steven Chen ’18 was honored for his singles play.
  • Impressive Seasons Come to an End for Chen and Finkelman at Individual Championships
    May 24, 2018
    Wesleyan men’s tennis was one of only a few schools to have two singles players among the 32 selected to compete in the NCAA singles tournament, with senior Steven Chen and freshman Andrew Finkelman receiving spots in the draw of the most prestigious tournament of the year. On Thursday, both Cardinals took the court for their opening matches but were defeated to bring the season officially to a close.
  • Wesleyan Tennis Ready for Competition at NCAA Division III Individual Championships
    May 23, 2018
    The Cardinals will have four athletes competing at the Biszantz Family Tennis Center on Thursday-Saturday in Claremont, Calif.
  • Steven Chen and Victoria Yu Collect CoSIDA Academic All-District At-Large First Team Honors
    May 18, 2018
    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.
  • Wesleyan Tennis Sets Program Record with Five NCAA Individual Championship Berths
    May 10, 2018
    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. 
  • Men's Tennis Sets Program Record with Four All-NESCAC Selections
    May 10, 2018
    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.
  • Bowdoin Defeats Men's Tennis in NESCAC Semifinals, 5-1
    May 05, 2018
    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.
  • Daniels Delivers Final Point in NESCAC Thriller as Men's Tennis Defeats Amherst, 5-3
    May 04, 2018
    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.
  • Men's Tennis Earns No. 5 Seed at NESCAC Championships
    May 03, 2018
    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.
  • Men's Tennis Falls to No. 3 Bowdoin in Regular-Season Finale, 8-1
    April 29, 2018
    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.
  • No. 12 Men's Tennis Cruises to 7-2 Win Over Colby on Senior Day
    April 28, 2018
    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.
  • Men's Tennis Cruises to 9-0 Win Over Connecticut College
    April 24, 2018
    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. 
  • 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.
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