Men's Tennis Edged by Boston University, 4-3

Men's Tennis Edged by Boston University, 4-3

THE BASICS:

- Score: Boston University 4, MIT 3

- Records: MIT (1-2); Boston University (4-7)

- Location: Cambridge, Mass. (JB Carr Tennis Bubble)

- The Lead: The MIT men's tennis team was edged by Division I Boston University, 4-3, on Saturday afternoon in Cambridge.

HOW IT HAPPENED:

- Playing by Division I rules, there was only one doubles point up for grabs despite the visiting Terriers sweeping all three positions. Albert Go (Merritt Island, Fla.) and Michael Zhao (Princeton Junction, N.J.) were edged 7-5 at No. 1, Pablo Ampudia (San Antonio, Texas) and Sean Ko (Danville, Calif.) fell at No. 2, 6-3, and Tyler Barr (Chagrin Falls, Ohio) and Arman Dave (Southlake, Texas) were edged in a tiebreaker 7-6 (6) at No. 3.

- MIT was able to get three points back in singles action however by splitting the six matches, Boston University claimed the 4-3 overall win over the Engineers. Barr claimed his singles match at No. 1 as he topped Owen Lu, 6-1, 4-6, 7-5, while Go picked up a 7-6 (8), 6-7 (1), 6-3 win over Pete Siozios at No. 3. Zhao was the other winner for the Engineers as he edged Max Hartenstein, 3-6, 6-1, 6-3 at No. 5.

UP NEXT:

- MIT will play its first Division III opponent of the season on Wednesday, March 6 when the Engineers welcome non-conference foe Colby-Sawyer College to Cambridge for a 4:00 pm match.

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