Norton, Mass. - The Wheaton College men's
tennis team won for the eighth time in its last nine matches,
blanking New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC)
foe Clark University, 9-0 on Saturday at the Clark Tennis
The Lyons improved to 10-3 overall and 3-1 in the league, while the visiting Cougars fell to 2-5 and 0-3.
Wheaton quickly pulled out to a 3-0 lead, yielding a total of seven games during a trio of doubles victories. Senior James Little and junior Gregory Poulin blanked their foes in the second position.
At the top spot, senior Kyle Hudgins and sophomore Neall Oliver notched an 8-3 victory, while juniors Harry Altman and Brian Krantz were triumphant by an 8-4 count at number three.
In singles action, Oliver earned a 6-1, 6-2 win at one, Hudgins downed his third-slot foe, 6-2, 6-3, and Krantz nabbed a 6-1, 6-1 triumph at five. Cougar freshman Dan Hall (Sutton, Mass.), making his first collegiate appearance in singles play, dropped a straight set decision (6-0, 6-0) to Altman.
Clark returns to the courts on Monday when they host Coast Guard in a match that was rescheduled from March 27.
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April 19, 2010 Cougars Drop Close One To Gordon, 5-4
April 14, 2010 Cougars Get Second Straight With 8-1 Win
April 13, 2010 Cougars Snap Skid with 9-0 Win
April 12, 2010 Cougars Fall To Coast Guard, 7-2
April 10, 2010 Wheaton Too Much for Clark, 9-0
April 7, 2010 Cougars Drop Fourth Straight, 8-1
April 6, 2010 Cougars Drop NEWMAC Opener, 7-2
April 5, 2010 Cougars Stopped By Bridgewater State, 8-1
April 1, 2010 Emerson Edges Cougars, 5-4
March 26, 2010 Cougars Ready To Contend In NEWMAC
March 25, 2010 Freshmen Lead Cougars To 6-3 Win At RIC
March 24, 2010 Cougars Get First Season-Opening Win Since 2005
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