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MIT Defeats Men's Tennis by a 7-2 Score

Doug Nickerson Cambridge, Mass. -- April 14, 2012 -- Jesse Boyd and Joe Giannelli provided the wins, but it was not enough for the Springfield College men's tennis team as MIT came out on top by a score of 7-2 at MIT.

MIT swept the doubles to take a 3-0 lead.

The Engineers then won four of the six singles matches in straight sets.

Final Score: MIT 7, Springfield 2

1. Matthew Skalak/Edwin Zhang (M) def. Mersereau/Burnap (SC); 8-2
2. Larry Pang/ Tymor Hamamasy (M) def. Nickerson/Boyd (SC); 8-5
3. Robert Wheeler/ Biafra Ahanonu (M) def. O’Leary/Giannelli (SC); 8-2

1. Elia Harmatz (M) def. Kyle Mersereau (SC); 6-2, 6-1
2. Brian Oldfield (M) def. Benjamin Burnap (SC); 6-4, 6-3
3. Curtis We (M) def. Zach O'Leary (SC); 6-3, 6-3
4. Vlad Firoiu (M) def. Doug Nickerson (SC); 6-1, 6-2
5. Jesse Boyd (S) def. Avi Walden (M); 7-6 (2), 6-4
6. Joe Giannelli (S) def. Troy Astorino (M); 2-6, 6-2, 10-8

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