No. 22 Engineers Push Past Cougars, 8-1

Photo by Nico Lee '20
Photo by Nico Lee '20

Worcester, Mass. – No. 22 MIT improved to 14-4 overall as the visiting Engineers knocked off Clark University, 8-1, in New England Women's And Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) men's tennis action on Monday afternoon.

Barun Gill (Union City, Calif.) picked up the Cougars lone victory with a straight set win at No. 1 singles, pushing his individual record to 10-5.  

Match Information:
MIT 8, Clark University 1
Records: MIT (14-4, 5-0 NEWMAC); Clark University (7-9, 1-3 NEWMAC)
Location: Corash Tennis Courts, Worcester, Mass.

How It Happened In Doubles:
No. 1 -
Tyler Barr/Albert Go (MIT) def. Barun Gill/Andrey Samodaev (Clark) 8-3
No. 2 - Victor Cheng/Sean Ko (MIT) def. Teodor Nicola-Antoniu/Nicholas Lee (Clark) 8-1
No. 3 - Avi Walden/Henry La Soya (MIT) def. Lenny Siegel/Jacob Malicky (Clark) 8-5

How It Happened In Singles:
No. 1 - Barun Gill (Union City, Calif.) def. Victor Cheng (MIT) 6-4, 6-3
No. 2 - Albert Go (MIT) def. Teodor Nicola-Antoniu (Bucharest, Romania) 6-1, 6-1
No. 3 - Kenny Gea (MIT) def. Ian Levy (Needham, Mass.) 6-0, 6-0
No. 4 - Henry La Soya (MIT) def. Jimmy Keogh (Worcester, Mass.) 6-0, 6-2
No. 5 - Avi Walden (MIT) def. Alex Hattenbach (Wilton, Conn.) 6-2, 6-0
No. 6 - Nate Newhouse (MIT) def. Nicholas Lee (Portland, Ore.) 7-6, 6-2

Up Next:
Clark will return to action on Tuesday when they host Wheaton College in a crucial NEWMAC affair slated to begin at 4:00 p.m.