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Fall Doubles Success Continues at Big Crimson Halloween Invite

Sophomore Will McNamee paired with junior Jonathan Pearlman to win the consolation bracket of the doubles A flight (photo courtesy Gil Talbot).

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The success of Harvard's men's tennis doubles continued over Halloween weekend, as the Crimson's Jonathan Pearlman and Will McNamee won the consolation title of their respective draw to lead Harvard at the Big Crimson Halloween Invitational.

Pearlman and McNamee earned the win Sunday with a 9-8 tiebreaker victory over Michael Brown and Andrew Yazmir of Brown. The duo fell into the consolation bracket Friday with a 9-7 defeat against the Amherst pair of Rattenhuber and Camancho.

Junior Mac McAnulty made it to the consolation final of his respective singles draw before falling in three sets, 7-6 (4), 3-6, 2-6. Pearlman also took part in singles competition, going 1-1 and reaching the second round with a three-set, 4-6, 6-1, 6-1, victory over Michael Jacobs of Dartmouth on Friday. Senior Aba Omodele-Lucien made his return to fall action after sitting out a few weeks, going 1-1 on the weekend with a 6-2, 7-6 (8) win over Brown's Brandon Burke on Friday.

Harvard's fall season will wrap up next weekend when the doubles team of Alistair Felton and Andy Nguyen head to Flushing, N.Y. for the ITA Indoor National Championships, Nov. 4-7.