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Match Preview: Men's Tennis at Springfield

Match Preview: Men's Tennis at Springfield

Men's Tennis at Springfield
Wednesday, April 17 | 4 p.m.
Appleton Courts | Springfield, Mass.

THE SERIES
• Babson and Springfield will meet for the 23rd time on Wednesday afternoon. The Beavers are 16-6 all-time against the Pride and have won 10 of the last 11 matches between the teams dating back to 2009.

LAST MEETING
• The Beavers dropped just one game in doubles and won all six singles matches in straight sets en route to a 9-0 victory over Springfield on April 18, 2018, at the Babson Tennis Courts.
• Senior Brandon Rosenbluth and sophomores Chris Kolesnik and Andre Libnic all won in both singles and doubles for Babson.

LAST SPRINGFIELD WIN
• The Pride built a 3-0 lead after doubles and picked up four points in singles play en route to a 7-2 win over Babson on April 21, 2012, in Springfield. Ramone Doyley '15 and Hubert Cromback earned the lone points for the Green and White with triumphs at number one and three singles, respectively.

SCOUTING THE PRIDE
• Springfield (5-7, 0-3 NEWMAC) is coming off of a 7-2 win against Western Connecticut on Friday at the Appleton Courts.
• Senior Court Honda, sophomore Drew Delorenzo and first-years Jack Anastopoulos and Lucas VanDeventer all picked up points in singles and doubles for the Pride.
• VanDeventer is 8-2 in all singles matches, Honda has gone 8-4 at number one, and Anastopoulos is 7-4 with six of the wins coming at four and five.
• Honda and Delorenzo are 5-5 at number one, but Springfield has gone just 13-23 as a team this season in doubles play.

SCOUTING THE BEAVERS
• Babson (10-4, 2-1 NEWMAC) extended his winning streak to three with a 9-0 rout of Clark on Saturday.
• Rosenbluth, junior Dylan Pace, Libnic and first-years Tyler Zhang and Rafael Premisleaner all collected points in both singles and doubles for the Beavers.
• Rosenbluth, Libnic and junior Alberto De Mendiola are all 10-6 on the year in singles play, and Kolesnik has gone 7-3 at in dual matches at number four.
• Kolesnik and Libnic are 6-3 at number two doubles, while the pairing of Pace and Zhang has gone 6-3 with three straight wins at number three.

NUMBER TO KNOW
• 10: The Beavers have won at least 10 matches in seven consecutive seasons going back to 2013.

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