Norton, Mass. – Wheaton College won a pair of tight doubles matches and then carried that momentum over to singles play and the Lyons eventually defeated Clark University, 7-2, in New England Women's And Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) men's tennis action on Tuesday afternoon.
The loss for the Scarlet and White eliminates them from postseason contention and locked up the final berth into the conference tournament for the Lyons.
Score: Wheaton College 7, Clark University 2
Records: Wheaton College (4-12, 2-3 NEWMAC); Clark University (7-10, 1-4 NEWMAC)
Location: Beard Field House, Norton, Mass.
How It Happened In Singles:
No. 1 - Barun Gill (Union City, Calif.) def. Ryser, Jeremiah (WHE) 3-6, 6-2, 6-3
No. 2 - Aguirre Martinez, Jo (WHE) def. Jack Han (Bakersfield, Calif.) 6-0, 6-1
No. 3 - Zeff, Alden (WHE) def. Lenny Siegel (Boca Raton, Fla.) 6-3, 6-2
No. 4 - Roosevelt, Ned (WHE) def. Ian Levy (Needham, Mass.) 6-4, 1-6, 10-8
No. 5 - Garcia, Diego (WHE) def. Nicolas Lee (Portland, Ore.) 6-3, 6-3
No. 6 - Jacob Malicky (South Egremont, Mass.) def. Strempel, Zachary (WHE) 6-3
How It Happened In Doubles:
No. 1 - Zeff/Aguirre Martinez (WHE) def. Siegel/Han (CLK) 8-1
No. 2 - Ryser/Strempel (WHE) def. Gill/Lee (CLK) 9-8
No. 3 - Garcia/Roosevelt (WHE) def. Malicky/Alex Hattenbach (Wilton, Conn.) 9-7
Clark will wrap up its 2017 season on the road with a match against Coast Guard Academy. First serve is slated for 3:30 p.m.