With the win, Clark is now 8-1 overall, 1-0 in the NEWMAC, while Springfield falls to 4-7 overall, and 0-1 in the conference.
Diego Angel, a junior from Lima, Peru, defeated SC freshman Kyle Mersereau (Brunswick, Me.), 6-1, 6-4, at No. 1 singles. Clark won all three matches in singles that went to completion.
SC's only win came at No. 2 doubles as Mersereau and junior Ben Burnap (Westerly, R.I.) were victorious, 9-7.
Final Score: Clark 5, Springfield 1
1) Diego Angel/Zack Goodstein (C) def. Doug Nickerson/Jesse Boyd (SC), 9-7
2) Kyle Mersereau/Ben Burnap (SC) def. Daniel Stein/Josh Burger (C), 9-7
3) Dan Hall/Paul Porter (C) def. Zach O'Leary/Joe Giannelli (SC), 8-3
1) Diego Angel (C) def. Kyle Mersereau (SC), 6-1, 6-4
2) Daniel Stein (C) def. Ben Burnap (SC), 6-3, 7-5
3) Zack Goodstein (C) def. Zach O'Leary, 6-4, 6-4
4) Doug Nickerson (SC) vs. Josh Burger (C) -- did not complete
5) Jesse Boyd (SC) vs. Danny Paradee (C) -- did not start
6) Joe Giannelli (SC) vs. Joel Simonson (C) -- did not start
SC will host Connecticut College in both men's and women's tennis tomorrow (Sunday) at 1 pm.