Washington, D.C. – The UMBC men's tennis team won its fourth straight match with a 6-1 decision over host Howard University on Friday, March 18. The Retrievers head to Florida for a pair of matches over spring break with a record of 9-3.
UMBC swept all the doubles matches in convincing fashion before capturing five of six singles contests. The Retrievers were especially strong at the 2-3-4 slot, as junior No. 2 Rasid Winklaar(Willemstad, Curacao) overwhelmed Devard Wharton, 6-0, 6-1, junior No. 3 Joe Adewumi (Phoenix, Ariz.) defeated George Diggs, 6-0, 2-0,ret., and sophomore Adam Duprat (Bobigny, France) took out Eric Chavous, 6-0, 6-2.
UMBC will face Florida Gulf Coast on Monday, March 21 in Fort Myers, Fla.