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Men's Tennis Dropped By Wheaton In Hard Fought NEWMAC Tilt

Men's Tennis Dropped By Wheaton In Hard Fought NEWMAC Tilt

The Emerson Men's Tennis Team fell to the Wheaton (Mass.) Lyons in a New England Women's And Men's Athletic Conference battle on Saturday morning.

Bass Lin and Dan Okin opened up the match with a victory in the top doubles pairing, defeating  Javier Esteban de Celis and Ian Tracy 8-3. The Lions dropped the second doubles pairing but Brock hugely and Jeff Pratt took the third doubles pairing over  David Hernanez Sanz and Ned Roosevelt 8-5 to give Emerson a 2-1 lead after the doubles matches.

Lin continued his strong play by defeating Tracy in the top singles pairing in three sets, 7-5, 4-6, 10-7.  Maximo Lawlor defeated de Celis in straight sets 6-4, 6-1. The Lions were unable to take any of the four last pairings, giving Wheaton the victory 5-4.

Emerson gets back in action on Wednesday when they welcome MIT to St. John's Prep in Danvers, Mass. for a NEWMAC matchup starting at 4:00pm.