2012-13 MIT Men's Tennis Headlines

May 23, 2013
Zhang Wins First Match in Opening Round of NCAAs, Falls in Second Match
KALAMAZOO, Mich. - In his first solo trip to the NCAA Division III Championships, junior Edwin Zhang (Falls Church, Va.) won his first match in the opening round at Kalamazoo College on Thursday morning. With his win, he advanced to the Round of 16 that was played later on in the day.

May 14, 2013
Edwin Zhang Selected as Arthur Ashe Award Winner
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – It was announced on Tuesday morning by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) that junior Edwin Zhang (Falls Church, Va.) of the MIT men’s tennis team was selected as the recipient of the Northeast Region's Arthur Ashe Leadership and Sportsmanship Award winner. He is only the second person in the history of the program to receive this prestigious award, the last being Tom Dohlman in 2006-07.

May 10, 2013
MIT Men's Tennis Falls to Skidmore in 2nd Round of NCAAs
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. – At the second round of the 2013 NCAA Division III Men’s Tennis Tournament, the MIT men’s tennis team fell to Skidmore College with a final score of 5-3, thus eliminating the Engineers from the remainder of the tournament. MIT wrapped up the season with a record of 18-3, while the Thoroughbreds, who will continue on to the third round of nationals tomorrow morning, are 13-8.

May 8, 2013
NEWMAC Announces Spring Academic All-Conference Awards
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – A league-leading 60 athletes represented MIT on the 2013 New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Spring Academic All-Conference Team. The Engineers finished the year with a conference-high 145 selections, followed by WPI with 101.

May 8, 2013
MIT's Quisenberry and Zhang Invited to NCAA Tennis Tournament
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The list of the individuals who will be competing in the 2013 NCAA Division III Tennis Tournament were released on Wednesday afternoon, revealing the names of two MIT athletes. Junior Lauren Quisenberry (Corpus Christi, Texas) will represent the MIT women’s tennis team for the second time in her career, the last of which was in 2011, while senior Edwin Zhang (Falls Church, Va.) will be making his first nationals appearance.

May 6, 2013
MIT Men's Tennis Set to Make 8th Consecutive NCAA Appearance
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - The No. 5 Northeast regionally-ranked MIT men's tennis team was one of the 44 teams that was selected to take part in the 2013 NCAA Division III Championships, as announced by the NCAA Division III Men's Tennis Committee on Monday evening. This will be the Engineers' eighth consecutive nationals appearance and their 20th overall.

May 1, 2013
MIT Men's Tennis Suffers 5-4 Loss to Tufts at Final Match of Regular Season
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The No. 20 MIT men’s tennis team, who is just coming off its 15th consecutive New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) conference win, fell to Tufts University with a final score of 5-4 in its final match of the regular season at home on Wednesday afternoon. The Engineers dipped to 18-2 for the season, while the Jumbos are now 10-7.

April 30, 2013
Four Engineers Selected to NEWMAC All-Conference Team; Zhang Named Athlete of the Year
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Just days after winning its 15th consecutive New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) title, four members of the MIT men’s tennis team were selected for All-Conference honors, as announced by the conference on Tuesday afternoon. This is the second year in a row that four players have been selected.

April 28, 2013
MIT Men's Tennis Claims 15th Consecutive NEWMAC Championship Title
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – At the finals of the 2013 New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Men’s Tennis tournament on Sunday afternoon, No. 1 seeded host MIT defeated No. 2 seed Babson College with a score of 5-1. The Engineers are now 18-1 for the season, while the Beavers dipped to 11-8.

April 27, 2013
MIT Men's Tennis Advances to NEWMAC Finals With Win over Wheaton
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – In the semifinal of the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) men’s tennis tournament, host MIT defeated Wheaton College with a score of 5-0, earning a spot in the finals tomorrow. The Engineers improved to 17-1 with the victory, while the Lyons ended their season with a record of 10-7.

April 25, 2013
MIT Men's Tennis Wins Regular Season Title for 15th Straight Year
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – MIT men’s tennis completed another perfect season in New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) play by blanking Springfield College with a score of 9-0 on Thursday afternoon. With this win, the Engineers, who are ranked 20th nationally and sixth in the region, became the NEWMAC regular...

April 23, 2013
Men's Tennis Wins Final Home Match of Season against Brandeis
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – In its last home match of the regular season, the No. 20 nationally ranked MIT men’s tennis team defeated Brandeis University with a score of 8-1. The Engineers, who remain ranked sixth in the Northeast Region, are now 15-1, while the Judges fell to 7-10.

April 13, 2013
Men's Tennis Wins Against Coast Guard, 8-1
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - In its second match in the past two days, the No. 20 nationally-ranked MIT men's tennis team defeated New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) rival Coast Guard with a score of 8-1. The Engineers are now 14-1 for the season and 4-0 in NEWMAC action, while the Bears are 3-9 and 1-2 in conference play.

April 12, 2013
No. 20 MIT Men's Tennis Falls to No. 17 Amherst College
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - The No. 20 nationally-ranked MIT men's tennis team fell to No. 17 Amherst College at home on Friday afternoon with a score of 7-2, ending the Engineers' undefeated streak. Sophomore Eugene Oh (Alparetta, Ga.) scored both of MIT's points, once in singles and one as part of a doubles team. The Cardinal and Gray dipped to 13-1 for the season, while the Jeffs are now 18-7.

April 6, 2013
Undefeated MIT Men's Tennis Wins Against Clark, 8-1
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - The No. 20 nationally-ranked MIT men's tennis team continued its undefeated streak when it won against New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) rival Clark University at home on Saturday afternoon with a score of 8-1.

April 3, 2013
MIT Men's Tennis Continues Undefeated Streak with Win against Babson
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - No. 20 nationally-ranked MIT men's tennis notched another conference victory when it defeated New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) rival Babson College at home on Wednesday afternoon with a score of 8-1. This win increases the Engineers' run to 12 consecutive wins and zero losses. The Beavers fell to 5-6.

April 1, 2013
Skalak and Zhang named NEWMAC Men's Tennis Doubles Team of the Week
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Senior Matthew Skalak (Croton-on-Hudson) and junior Edwin Zhang (Falls Church, Va.) were named the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) men’s tennis Doubles Team of the Week on Monday afternoon. The duo paired up for the third time this season to defeat Wheaton College’s Jonah Feit and Will White at No. 1 with a score of 8-3.

March 30, 2013
Men's Tennis Opens NEWMAC Play With Win Against Wheaton
NORTON, Mass. - The No. 20 nationally ranked MIT men's tennis team defeated Wheaton College with a score of 8-1 in its first New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) match of the season. The Engineers are now 11-0 and 1-0 in NEWMAC play, while the Lyons dipped to 4-3 for the season and 0-1 in conference play.

March 29, 2013
Men's Tennis Remains Ranked 20th in the Nation
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – In the latest Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) team ranking that was released on Thursday evening, the MIT men’s tennis team remained 20th in the nation for Division III. The Engineers remain undefeated with a record of 10-0, having blanked exactly half of their opponents.

March 23, 2013
Engineers Walk Away with 6-3 Victory over Stevens
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - In what proved to be a close match, the MIT men's tennis team ultimately defeated Stevens Institute of Technology, 6-3. The Engineers are now 10-0 for the season, while the Ducks dipped to 2-5.

March 21, 2013
Engineers Blank Salem State University
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - The No. 20 nationally ranked MIT men's tennis team faced Salem State University at home in the J.B. Carr Tennis Bubble on Thursday afternoon, winning the match, 9-0. The undefeated Engineers, who have blanked five different opponents, are now 9-0 for the season, while the Vikings fell to 0-3.

March 15, 2013
MIT Men's Tennis Nationally Ranked
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – In the second national team rankings of the season that were released by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) yesterday, the MIT men’s tennis team was ranked 20th in the country. Bates College, who fell to the Engineers, 6-3, on March 6, is 21st. The next ranking will be released on March 28, allowing MIT to play two more matches before then.

March 9, 2013
MIT Men's Tennis Blanks Baruch
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - On a blue-skied, winter afternoon on the MIT campus, the men's tennis team blanked Baruch College, 8-0. The Engineers, who are still undefeated, are now 8-0 for the season, while the Bearcats dipped to 0-2.

March 6, 2013
Undefeated Men's Tennis Cruises Past Bates with 6-3 Victory
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – A few hours before another snowstorm was set to hit New England on Wednesday afternoon, MIT men’s tennis faced Bates College in the J.B. Carr Tennis Bubble, walking away with a 6-3 win. The undefeated Engineers increased their streak to 7-0, the longest they have remained unbeaten in the past few seasons. The Bearcats’ record fell to 2-3.

March 2, 2013
MIT Men's Tennis Continues Undefeated Streak With Win Against F&M
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - On a chilly March Saturday in New England, the No. 8 Northeast regionally-ranked MIT men's tennis team faced No. 9 Atlantic South regionally-ranked Franklin & Marshall in the J.B. Carr Tennis Bubble, defeating the Diplomats, 6-3. The Engineers are now 6-0 for the season, while F&M fell to 1-2.

March 1, 2013
Men's Tennis Defeats Vassar College, 8-0
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - On Friday night, the No. 8 Northeast regionally-ranked MIT men's tennis team blanked No. 11 Vassar College, 8-0, in the J.B. Carr Tennis Bubble. The undefeated Engineers are now 5-0 for the season, while the Brewers dipped to 3-6.

February 26, 2013
Men's Tennis Blanks Eastern Nazarene College
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - At its second match of the 2013 portion of the season, the MIT men's tennis team had a convincing 9-0 victory over Eastern Nazarene College inside the Carr Tennis Bubble at home on Tuesday afternoon. The Engineers improved to 4-0 on the season, while the Lions fell to 0-2.

February 21, 2013
MIT Men's Tennis Defeats Bentley, 6-1
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - At its first match in over four months, the MIT men's tennis team defeated Bentley University, 6-1, on Thursday afternoon in the J.B. Carr Tennis Bubble. The Engineers, who played two matches and competed in the ITA New England Regionals before they wrapped up the fall portion of the season in October, are now 3-0 for the season, while the Falcons fell to 3-1.

October 13, 2012
MIT Tennis Defeats Nichols, 6-3
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Men’s tennis defeated Nichols College, 6-3, on Saturday afternoon. After doubles, the Engineers were ahead 2-1 and kept getting stronger as the day went on, only losing two of the six singles matches. MIT are now 2-0 for the 2012 season, while the Bison dipped to 3-2.

October 12, 2012
Engineers Defeat SUNY Oneonta, 9-0
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - In its first home match of the 2012-13 season on a cold New England afternoon, MIT men's tennis defeated SUNY Oneonta, 9-0

September 28, 2012
Men's Tennis Returns from ITA Regional Championships
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. - The final day of the 2012 USTA/ITA Division III Regional Championship came to a close as MIT men's tennis returned home after a rainy season-opening weekend in Williamstown, Mass.

July 25, 2012
MIT Tennis Teams Honored by ITA for Academic Success
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Academic success continued in 2011-12 for the MIT men's and women's tennis teams, as both earned All-Academic Team honors the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) has announced. It marks the fourth straight year that MIT was the only New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) school to have both men's and women's tennis earn the distinction.