ORLANDO, Fla.—Despite earning points at number one doubles and number one singles, the Babson College men's tennis squad fell to Keiser University, 7-2, in non-conference men's tennis action on Saturday at the Lake Cane Tennis Center.
Babson is now 1-2 on the year, while Keiser, which is ranked seventh nationally in the NAIA poll, moves to 6-1 overall.
Senior Isaac Thylen (Surfside, Fla.) and first-year Ho Wang Alastair Ng (Hong Kong) suffered an 8-1 loss at third doubles, and sophomore Ben Roque (Coral Gables, Fla.) and first-year Brandon Rosenbluth (Pound Ridge, N.Y.) dropped an 8-4 decision at number before seniors Victor Vu (Los Angeles, Calif.) and Saif Rahim (Hong Kong) got the Beavers on the board with an 8-5 win at number one.
Thylen earned Babson's lone victory in singles play as he extended his dual-match unbeaten streak to 18 with a 6-3, 2-6, 1-0 triumph at number one. Vu suffered a 6-4, 7-5 defeat at number and Rosenbluth fell 6-2, 6-4 at number three. Roque lost 6-1, 6-2 at number four, while Rahim and sophomore Dylan Levy (Miami, Fla.) both dropped 6-1, 6-1 decisions at number five and six, respectively.
The Beavers return to action on Sunday at 6 p.m. when they take on Division I Bucknell University in Kissimmee, Fla.