Courtesy of Clark Sports Information
Worcester, MA- MCLA fell to Clark University 9-0 this afternoon in Men's Tennis action in Worcester. The Cougars, now 10-2 overall, have won nine of their last ten matches heading into Saturday's conference showdown with Wheaton. The Trailblazers, who just revitalized their program this fall, drop to 1-2 on the season.
Clark opened up the match sweeping the doubles matches by 8-0 scores, including at No. 3 where Dan Hall (Sutton, Mass.) and Scott Cabell (West Hartford, Conn.) combined for their first victory as a tandem.
Singles proved to go in the Cougars favor in similar fashion as Josh Burger (Fairfield, Conn.) at No. 2, Joel Simonson (Waterford, Conn.) at No. 4 and Spencer Brightman (Sudbury, Mass.) at No. 5 all posted straight set, 6-0, 6-0 wins.
Zack Goodstein (Columbus, Ohio) had a little trouble at No. 1 singles against MCLA's Daniel Nesti, winning the first set 7-5 before taking the second, 6-1.
Clark, in the midst of six match home stand, will entertain the Lyons beginning at 1:00 p.m.
1. Z. Goodstein d D Nesti 7-5, 6-1
2. J Burger d T. Kravitz 6-0, 6-0
3. D. Paradee d J. Whitehouse 6-1, 6-2
4. J Simonson d R. Larocque 6-0, 6-0
5. S. Brightman d M Mabardy 6-0, 6-0
6. S. Cabell d. B Peltier 6-0, 6-1