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Men’s Tennis Slipped Up By MIT

Men’s Tennis Slipped Up By MIT

The Emerson Men's Tennis Team hosted the Engineers of MIT on Wednesday, falling to the New England Women's And Men's Athletic Conference opponent 9-0.

Emerson opened up with a battle in the top doubles pairing, with Bass Lin (Shanghai, China) and Dan Okin (Amagansett, N.Y.) falling to Michael Zhao and Pablo Ampudia 8-5.  In the second pairing, Mateus De Campos Tinoco and Brock Higley (Bedford, N.H.) fell to Albert Go and Sean Ko 8-3.  Tyler Barr and Henry La Soya swept Maximo Lawlor (Litchfield Park, Ariz.) and Jeff Pratt (Atkinson, N.H.) 8-0 to take a 3-0 lead into the singles matches.

Lin and Barr faced off in the top singles pairing, with Lin falling 6-2, 6-0.  Lawlor fell 6-3 in both sets in the second singles pairing to Ko.  Go defeated Okin 6-0, 6-1 in the third pairing.  Charles Deng took on De Campos Tinoco  6-2 in both sets.  Higley and Pratt fell 6-0 in straight sets in their matches to Arman Dave and LaSoya to give MIT the 9-0 win.

The Lions travel to take on Babson on Saturday afternoon, with a match starting at 12:00pm.