PRINCIPLED LEADERSHIPACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

Men’s Tennis Opens Fall Slate, Hosts ODU, Indiana and Texas Tech

Photo credit: Zack Williamson
Photo credit: Zack Williamson

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.— Opening its fall campaign at the Beren Tennis Center, Harvard men's tennis hosts opponents from Old Dominion, Indiana and Texas Tech as a part of its 2018 Chowder Fest tournament.

Schedule

Friday, Sept.14
Matches begin at 10 a.m.

Saturday, Sept. 15
Matches begin at 9 a.m.

Sunday, Sept. 16
Matches begin at 9 a.m.

How to Follow

Twitter: @HarvardMTennis
In the event of inclement weather, matches will be played at the Murr Center Tennis Courts and streamed on ESPN+

What to Know

  • Last year, Harvard finished 21-7 on the season, going 4-3 against Ivy League opponents. With its performance on the court, the Crimson earned a NCAA tournament berth, making it to the second round of play before falling to No. 10 USC.
  • Seniors Andy Zhou and Christopher Morrow will serve as the 2018-19 captains. Last season, Zhou earned an All-Ivy second team nomination for his singles performance, ranking as high as No. 99 in the ITA Singles Rankings. Zhou enters the season ranked No. 112 in the Preseason ITA Singles Rankings. Morrow finished 14-9 in doubles play, including a second-place finish with partner Logan Weber at the 2017 Chowder Fest.
  • This spring, the Crimson welcomed a talented group of freshmen, adding Bo Leschly, Brian Shi, Steven Sun and Harris Walker to its lineup.

At the Helm

In August, Andrew Rueb '95 was announced as the Scott Mead '77 Head Coach for Harvard Men's Tennis. Elevated to the position after 11 years with the Crimson, Rueb was a two-time Ivy League Player of the Year as well as a captain his senior year at Harvard. He was also a four-time All-Ivy first team nominee, twice in singles and twice in doubles. 

Next Up

The Crimson returns to the court next weekend, Sept. 21-23, when the team travels to Princeton, N.J. and New Haven, Conn. for the Ivy Plus Tournament. 

PRINCIPLED LEADERSHIP, ACADEMIC INTEGRATION AND COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE