Springfield College Home > Athletics > Men's Tennis

Men's Tennis Wins Key Match with Babson, 7-2

Jesse Boyd Complete Results Springfield, Mass. -- April 21, 2012 -- The Springfield College men's tennis match swept the doubles and went on to defeat Babson, 7-2 in an important New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference match this afternoon at SC's Appleton Courts. The win gave the Pride a berth in the NEWMAC post-season tournament which will be played at MIT next Saturday.

Springfield swept the doubles competition to kick off the match, receiving a big win at No. 1 doubles from Ben Burnap and Kyle Mersereau, as the duo grinded out an 8-6 victory.

In singles play, the Pride won four of six matches. Burnap cruised at No. 2 singles, 6-1, 6-3, while Joe Gianelli also won in straight sets at No. 6 singles, 6-4, 6-0. Jesse Boyd was victorious at No. 5, 7-5, 6-4, and Doug Nickerson provided Springfield with its only three-set victory of the afternoon. Nickerson prevailed at No. 4 singles, 3-6, 7-6, 10-8,

Tennis Virtual Guide

Team Links

Head Coach Toby Coffin

Head Coach Toby Coffin Toby Coffin G’01, enters his third year as the head men’s and women’s tennis coach at Springfield College. Coffin, who has coached at numerous high schools in the area, will look to build a program which will contend for a conference crown. Read more.

Contact Head Coach Toby Coffin

E-Mail | Phone: 413.748.3760

Springfield College 263 Alden Street, Springfield, MA 01109-3797 413.748.3000 | Employment at SC
Copyright 2008-2009 Springfield College. All rights reserved worldwide.
Site design and production: Office of Marketing & Communications.