Stowe, VT- The MCLA Men's Tennis team defeated Lyndon State for the second time in four days as they took down the Hornets 9-0 this afternoon in non league action. The Trailblazers are now 2-3 overall while the Hornets drop to 0-7.
The Trailblazers once again found themselves up 3-0 after doubles play. Jared Freeman and Aaron Goldsmith earned an 8-2 decision in the top doubles match for the first point. Charles Najimy and Matt Bluteau blanked Lyndon State 8-0 in the second doubles matchup, while Mohamed Mahrous and Felix Bou took a point with an 8-2 win in the third match.
In singles play, Goldsmith took the top match 6-3, 6-1. Freeman had the match of the day in the second singles draw against Neal Mulligan. Mulligan took the first set 6-3, but Freeman responded by taking the next two 6-4, 11-9 to claim the point.
Najimy won in straight sets 6-1, 6-2 for his second point of the day and Bluteau cruised to a 6-1, 6-0 win in the fourth singles slot. Mahrous and Nick Castle each earned points with Castle pulling out a 7-6 second set to close out the match.
The Trailblazers are back in NAC action this weekend when they host Castleton on Saturday.