Men's Tennis Bests Boston College, 5-2
Andy Nguyen (pictured) won at the No. 2 doubles and No. 4 singles positions in Harvard's win over Boston College. Courtesy of Harvard Athletic Communications.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass.- The Harvard men's tennis team defeated Boston College Friday night, 5-2, to pick up its fifth victory of the season. The Crimson claimed the doubles point after taking two of the three doubles matches. Harvard won the No. 2 and 3 matches while the Eagles captured the No. 1 slot.
Sophomore Alistair Felton and freshman Andy Nguyen partnered up to pick up their 16th doubles win as a pair this season. The duo won 8-5 at the second doubles position. At the No. 3 slot, junior Alexei Chijoff-Evans and rookie Joshua Tchan picked up Harvard's second doubles victory of the night to give the Crimson a 1-0 lead.
Harvard (5-4) claimed four of the six singles matches on the night. Chijoff-Evans cruised to a victory at the top slot. Rookies Christo Schultz and Nguyen picked up singles wins while senior co-captain Michael Hayes rebounded to win at the No. 6 position. Nguyen and Schultz rolled to straight set wins at the fourth and fifth singles spots, respectively.
The Crimson returns to action as it takes on St. John's, Feb. 27, at the Murr Center Tennis Courts.
1 Chijoff-Evans (Harv) def. Nolan (BC), 6-4, 7-5
2 Muppidi (BC) def. Felton (Harv), 6-4, 6-4
3 Kreutzer (BC) def. Omodele-Lucien (Harv), 0-6, 6-1, 6-4
4 Nguyen (Harv) def. Skinner (BC), 6-3, 6-4
5 Schultz (Harv) def. Schroeder (BC), 6-4, 7-5
6 Hayes (Harv) def. Locklear (BC), 6-2, 1-6, 6-1
1 Nolan/Kreutzer (BC) def. Omodele-Lucien/Schultz (Harv), 8-3
2 Felton/Nguyen (Harv) def. Grokenberger/Schroeder (BC), 8-5
3 Chijoff-Evans/Tchan (Harv) def. Davison/Muppidi (BC), 8-6