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Men's Tennis Upsets Army in Coach Rob Hubbard's Debut
The UMBC menís tennis team made head coach Rob Hubbardís debut a successful one, as the Retrievers upset Army, 4-3 in
Senior Nick Savage-Pollock (
Voorman and Tsang won their singles matches, as the veteran triumphed, 6-3, 6-2 at No. 3 singles, and the newcomer posted a 6-3, 6-3 win at the No. 5 slot, setting the stage for Savage-Pollockís clinching match.
ďAs is normally the case in a 4-3 decision, the doubles point weighs heavily and today our doubles teams came through in a big way," Hubbard said. ď"It was a great team effort as we upset Army, the 15th ranked team in the region, for the first time in school history. I am very proud of all of the guys and the effort they put on display today."
The womenís tennis team also opened its 2009 campaign as they competed at the Cornell Invitational this weekend. UMBC dominated the C singles flights, as three of the four semifinalists were Retrievers. Freshman Carmen Jackman (