Men's tennis defeats 22nd-ranked MIT

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: March 11, 2007
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. --- Bryan Brown (Bangor, Maine) won at second singles and joined forces with Brody Saunders (Salt Lake City, Utah) to win the first doubles match in leading the Colby College men's tennis team to a 7-2 win over 22nd-ranked MIT on Sunday.

Brown took a 6-4, 7-6 (4) win over Eric Beren in singles play and then got the victory with Saunders by an 8-4 margin over Beren and Thomas Dohlman.

Colby is 3-0 overall and 2-0 during the spring season heading into its California trip. The Mules next play Monday, March 26 against Cal Tech at 4 p.m. (PST).

Zack Schuman (Watchung, N.J.) gave up just one game in winning at third singles, while Tim Fuhriman (Salt Lake City, Utah), Alex Chin (Anaheim, Calif.) and Tom Gildersleeve (Lexington, Mass.) also won in straight sets for the Mules. Gildersleeve and Schuman took the third doubles match for Colby.

Colby 7, MIT 2

Singles: 1: Thomas Dohlman, M, d. Brody Saunders, 6-2, 7-6 (4); 2: Bryan Brown, C, d. Eric Beren, 6-4, 7-6 (4); 3: Zack Schuman, C, d. Mark Egan, 6-0, 6-1; 4: Tim Fuhriman, C, d. Peden Nichols, 6-4, 6-4; 5: Alex Chin, C, d. Manuel Rivera, 7-5, 6-1; 6: Tom Gildersleeve, C, d. Michael Price, 6-4, 6-3

Doubles: Saunders/Brown, C, d. Dohlman/Beren, 8-4; 2: Egan/Nichols, M, d. Chin/Fuhriman, 8-5; 3: Gildersleeve/Schuman, C, d. Iba/Makhni, 8-4


 
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