Tech Falls to Amherst and Colby

March 12, 2007

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Nationally-ranked No. 22 MIT dropped a pair of non-conference matches this past weekend. On Saturday, the Engineers fell to No. 18 Amherst College, 6-3, and were defeated by Colby College, 7-2, the next day. For the year, MIT's men's tennis team stands at 4-2.

No. 18 Amherst College vs. No. 22
MIT Final Team Score: Amherst 6, MIT 3

Doubles
1. Thomas Dohlman/Eric Beren (M) def. Biesecker/Schwartz (A), 8-4
2. Avrahami/Lerner (A) def. Mark Egan/David Iba (M), 8-4
3. Subramanian/Mintz (A) def. Melvin Makhni/Peden Nichols (M), 8-1

Singles
1. Thomas Dohlman (M) def. Mintz (A), 5-7, 6-1, 6-2
2. Lerner (A) def. Eric Beren (M), 7-6 (5), 6-2
3. Biesecker (A) def. Mark Egan (M), 61-, 6-3
4. Wan (A) def. Nichols (M), 7-6 (4), 4-6, 6-0
5. Subramanian (A) def. Melvin Makhni (M), 6-3, 6-1
6. Said Francis (M) def. Schwartz (A), 6-3, 7-6 (5)

Colby College vs. No. 22 MIT
Final Team Score: Colby 7, MIT 2

Doubles
1. Saunders/Brown (C) def. Thomas Dohlman/Eric Beren (M), 8-4
2. Mark Egan/Peden Nichols (M) def. Chin/Futiriman (C), 8-5
3. Gildersleeve/Schuman (C) def. David Iba/Melvin Makhni (M), 8-4

Singles
1. Thomas Dohlman (M) def. Brody Saunders (C), 6-2, 7-6 (4)
2. Bryn Brown (C) def. Eric Beren (M), 6-3, 7-6
3. Zach Schuman (C) def. Mark Egan (M), 6-0, 6-1
4. Tim Futiriman (C) def. Peden Nichols (M), 6-4, 6-4
5. Alex Chin (C) def. Manuel Rivera (M), 7-5, 6-1
6. Tom Gildersleeve (C) def. Michael Price (M), 6-4, 6-3