Leicester, MA- The MCLA men's tennis team earned their first victory since their program revival as they defeated Becker College 5-4 this afternoon. It was the first match of the spring for MCLA, who also played two matches this past fall. MCLA improved to 1-2 on the season.
Daniel Nesti earned a pair of victories for the Trailblazers. He won in the number one singles slot, defeating Becker's Jake Gilbert 6-3, 6-2. He then teamed with Joe Whitehouse in the top doubles slot to defeat Tim Howard and Brandon Parkhouse 8-5.
1. Daniel Nesti (MCLA) def. Jake Gilbert (BCMT) 6-3, 6-2
2. Taylor Krowitz (MCLA) def. Timothy Howard (BCMT) 6-4, 6-4
3. Branden Parkhouse (BCMT) def. Armory Galili (MCLA) 6-3, 4-6, 7-6
4. Mitchell Mabardy (MCLA) def. Brian Piquette (BCMT) 4-6, retired
5. David Graham (BCMT) def. Richard Larocque (MCLA) 6-2, 6-4
6. Brandon Peltier (MCLA) def. Devon Dubuque (BCMT) 6-4, 6-3
1. Joseph Whitehouse/Daniel Nesti (MCLA) def. Timothy Howard/Branden Parkhouse (BCMT) 8-5