Men's Tennis

1998 NCAA Individual National Champion | 3 NCAA Tournaments | 1 Conference Championship

Men's Tennis Opens Season at Connecticut College

Men's Tennis Opens Season at Connecticut College

NEW LONDON, Conn.—The Babson College men's tennis team opened the fall portion of its 2017-18 schedule at the Connecticut College Tournament on Saturday. The Beavers went 7-3 in doubles and 8-4 in singles play against Wheaton, Holy Cross and the host Camels.

Sophomore Alberto De Mendiola (San Jose, Costa Rica) and junior Brandon Rosenbluth (Pound Ridge, N.Y.) went 2-0 in the A doubles flight, while first-years Chris Kolesnik (Staten Island, N.Y.) and Andre Libnic (Coral Gables, Fla.) won both their matches in the B flight. Senior Connor Chin (Lexington, Mass.) and sophomore Dylan Pace (Atherton, Calif.) were also victorious in a pair of D flight matches for the Green and White.

In singles action, Babson won six of nine first-round matches. De Mendiola posted a 6-2, 6-2 result in the A bracket, Libnic was a 6-1, 6-1 winner in the C flight, and Kolesnik recorded a 6-3, 7-6 victory in the D draw. Libnic also collected a three-set win in his second singles match of the day.

First-year Cameron Gruss (Kittery, Maine) registered a 6-0, 6-1 win in his first round E flight match, while senior Dylan Levy (Miami, Fla.) posted a 6-2, 6-1 victory in the F bracket. Sophomore Scott Riester (Lynnfield, Mass.) picked up a straight-set win in his first H flight match, and followed it up with a three-set triumph to wrap up the day.

The Beavers return to action on Friday when they open play at the ITA New England Championships at Middlebury.

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