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Men's Tennis Sweeps Three-Match Roadie With Wins at Hartford, U. Conn and Boston University
The UMBC men’s tennis team swept all three road matches this weekend and moved to 8-2 on the spring.
The Retrievers blanked America East foe
UMBC did not drop a set against the Hawks. Junior Mwali Phiri (
The Retrievers dropped the doubles point against the Huskies, but battled back to take five of the six singles matches. Phiri won a key match, capturing a tie-breaker in a 6-4, 4-6, (10-6) victory over Dave Adams at the No. 5 slot. Freshman Adam Duprat (
Senior Fredi Voorman (
"The men slipped in the doubles but bounced strongly in the singles play," head coach Rob Hubbard said. "We need to get in some more work on the dubs but I am proud of the guys the way they stepped up in the singles."
Playing their third match in less than 48 hours, UMBC won all three doubles matches to open up a 1-0 lead over the host Terriers. The “French Connection” duo of Berret/Duprat posted an impressive 8-1 win at the No. 2 slot.
In singles, senior Chris Meyer (New Market,
UMBC continues its six-match road swing with contests at Navy (March 6) and Old Dominion (March 7) this weekend.