Men's Tennis ACCtion: Monday, March 10
March 10, 2008
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - The Duke men's tennis team got back on track Monday with a 6-1 victory over Loyola Marymount at the LMU Tennis Center in Los Angeles, Calif.
With the victory the Blue Devils snap a five-game losing streak and improve to 3-5 on the year while the Lions fall to 4-5 overall.
Duke got off to a good start with wins at the No. 2 and 3 doubles positions to take a 1-0 lead in the match. At No. 3 Alain Michel and Jared Pinsky played together for just the second time this season and earned an 8-4 win over Johan Berhof and Nick Von Der Ahe. Dylan Arnould and Alex Stone then downed Renzo Maggi and Ivan Lopez 8-4 at the No. 3 spot to clinch the doubles point.
CLEMSON, S.C. - Clemson defeated Brevard College 7-0 in a men's intercollegiate tennis match at Clemson Monday evening. This was the second match of the day for the Tigers as Harvard defeated Clemson earlier in the day.
The Tigers are now 10-9 on the year. Clemson will play Troy and Arizona State in Atlanta, GA on Wednesday March 12, in the Tigers' next action.
At number one singles, Kevin Fleck defeated Kostantin Savelyev of Brevard 6-2, 6-0.
CLEMSON, S.C. - Harvard defeated Clemson 4-3 in a men's intercollegiate tennis match at Clemson, SC Monday. Harvard improves to 5-4 on the year, and Clemson drops to 9-9 overall this season.
Clemson will play Brevard Monday evening at 5:00 p.m. in the Tigers' next match.
Harvard won the doubles point and won three singles matches to claim the victory.
Ashwin Kumar won at number two singles with a win over Clemson's Kevin Fleck 6-2, 6-2. The Crimson's Aba Omodele-Lecien and Alexei Chijoff-Evans were both victorious at number five singles and number six singles respectively.